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Cleveland volcano
Stratovolcano 1730 m (5,676 ft)
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 52.83°N / -169.94°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Cleveland volcano eruptions:
1893, 1897, 1929(?), 1932, 1938, 1944, 1951(?), 1953(?), 1975(?), 1984, 1985(?), 1986, 1987, 1989(?), 1994, 2001, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Cleveland volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
Cleveland volcano satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
 

Eruption news from Cleveland volcano:

Cleveland volcano (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): small explosion occurred this morning

Saturday Dec 29, 2018 09:06 AM | BY: T

Seismic signal from Cleveland volcano showing the small eruption this morning (image: AVO)
Seismic signal from Cleveland volcano showing the small eruption this morning (image: AVO)
A small and short-lived explosive eruption occurred earlier today. The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) detected it on seismic data to have been at at 3:17 UTC December 29 (18:17 AKST December 28) and a pilot reported seeing an ash cloud to 17,000 ft asl. Local winds are from the west.

"Explosions from Cleveland typically produce relatively small volcanic ash clouds that dissipate within hours; however, more significant ash emissions are possible.

"Cleveland volcano is monitored with a limited real-time seismic network, which inhibits AVO's ability to detect precursory unrest that may lead to an explosive eruption. Rapid detection of an ash-producing eruption may be possible using a combination of seismic, infrasound, lightning, and satellite data." (AVO)
Previous news
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018
A small explosion at the volcano's summit was detected last night at 20:53 UTC (11:53 AKST) on seismic data, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reported. ... [more]
A photo of Mount Cleveland taken on July 24, 2016. This image shows Cleveland's steep stratovolcano geometry and minor degassing from the summit. Photo by John Lyons, Alaska Volcano Observatory / USGS.
Thursday, Jun 28, 2018
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported on Tuesday evening 26 June 2018 that satellite images obtained from Cleveland volcano the day before show a small circular lava flow of about 80 meters (260 feet) diameter covering the floor of the summit crater. The presence of a lava flow over the active vent increases the possibility of a vent clearing explosion over the coming days to weeks and thus AVO is raising the Aviation Colour Code ORANGE and the Volcano Alert Level to WATCH. ... [more]

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