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Bogoslof volcano
Submarine volcano 150 m / 492 ft
United States, Aleutian Islands, 53.93°N / -168.03°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Bogoslof volcano eruptions:
2016-17, 1992, 1951 (?), 1931 (?), 1926-28, 1913, (?), 1909-10, 1908 (?), 1907, 1906, 1883, 1806, 1786
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Bogoslof volcano news & activity updates:

Bogoslof volcano (Aleutian Islands): new explosion, alert level back to red

Friday Dec 23, 2016 22:33 PM | BY: T

Another explosive eruption occurred at the volcano a few hours ago (at around 09:30 AKST local time), the Alaska Volcano Observatory reported. The alert level of Bogoslof was raised back to red.
"A Coast Guard ship in the vicinity reported ash emission as well as ejection of lava and fragmental material. The eruption cloud did not penetrate the regional cloud tops at 30,000 ft and winds are to the north-northeast. According to the Coast Guard, ash emission subsided at about 10:37 AKST (19:37 UTC). On the basis of this information, the Aviation Color Code is raised to RED and the Alert Level to WARNING." (AVO)
Previous news
Friday, Dec 23, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Analysis of shoreline change and vent location from the eruption of Bogoslof volcano. The base image was collected on March 19, 2015 and the analysis was conducted on data from December 22, 2016 after the large explosive eruption on December 21, 2016. Note that the location of the vent for the eruption was underwater or near the shoreline on the NE part of Bogoslof Island. Deposits have enlarged portions of the island and are interpreted to be comprised of coarse-grained volcanic ash and blocks of lava. (image: Burton, Bill; Schneider, Dave / AVO / USGS)
Friday, Dec 23, 2016
No more ash emissions have been detected from the volcano after the violent explosion Wednesday afternoon (16:10 AKST 21 Dec = 01:10 UTC 22 Dec). However, at least minor intermittent volcanic activity seems to have occurred after this powerful explosion as well. ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 22, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash plume from Bogoslof volcano this morning (Himawari 8, NOAA/CIMSS)
Thursday, Dec 22, 2016
Another powerful explosion occurred at the volcano last night at 17:20 local time (01:20 UTC this morning). The second eruption was much stronger and richer in ash than the first one detected the night before. ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 22, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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