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Bogoslof volcano (Aleutian Islands): no recent activity, eruption probably ended
Thursday Apr 06, 2017 15:48 PM | BY: T
No more activity has been detected at the volcano during the past 3 weeks (since 13 Mar) and therefore the alert level was lowered to "Yellow".
Most likely, the recent eruption which had started in Dec 2016 and consisted of a series of intermittent moderate to very strong explosions, which profoundly changed the island's topography by creating a new bay (the crater area), has come to an end.
More explosions occurred at the volcano this morning. The Alaska Volcano Observatory detected a "series of short, explosive eruptions that started at 17:08 AKST local time (02:08 February 20 UTC) and lasted until 17:45 AKST (02:45 February 20 UTC). ... [more]
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