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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
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explosive
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Bogoslof volcano news & activity updates:

Bogoslof volcano (Aleutian Islands): new explosion, ash plume to 33,000 ft

Wednesday Jan 04, 2017 07:43 AM | BY: T

Current signal from OKRE seismic station on the northern flank of Okmok volcano 45 km (28 miles) to the S
Current signal from OKRE seismic station on the northern flank of Okmok volcano 45 km (28 miles) to the S
Another major explosion has just occurred at the volcano producing an ash plume that reached flight level 330 (33,000 ft / 11 km altitude).
The Alaska Volcano Observatory reported a strong volcanic seismic signal from volcano starting at 21:18 AKST today (6:18 UTC Jan 4) and lasting ~5 minutes. In addition, a series of lightning strikes (typical for large ash plumes) were identified by the World Wide Lightning Location Network.
AVO raised the Aviation Color Code for Bogoslof to RED and Volcano Alert Level to Warning. However, the eruption was only short-lived (few minutes) and there were been no immediate "follow-up" eruptions detected. The volcano's warning level was soon after decreased again.
Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 04, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Lightnings detected near Bogoslof volcano during one hour 7-8 am UTC this morning
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016
Another (the 6th) large explosion seems to be occurring this morning at the volcano. The Alaska Volcano Observatory reported detecting a strong seismic signal (captured on neighboring islands) and a swarm of lightnings typical for large eruption ash plumes near the volcano and extending north (as the ash plume drifts in this direction). ... [more]
Recording of AVO's OKRE seismic station (on the northern flank of Okmok volcano approx. 50 km to the south of Bogoslof)
Friday, Dec 30, 2016
Another relatively large ash-producing explosive eruption occurred this morning (23:45 Dec 29 AKST local time / 08:45 Dec 30 UTC) from the volcano. The eruption was inferred from seismic data on nearby islands and seen in recent satellite images. ... [more]
Friday, Dec 30, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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