Fourpeaked volcano

Updated: Jul 6, 2022 15:42 GMT - Refresh
Stratovolcano 2105 m / 6,906 ft
United States, Alaska Peninsula, 58.77°N / -153.67°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 10 Dec 2021 (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Fourpeaked volcano eruptions: 2006 
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 5, 2022 10:45 pm (GMT -8) (Jul 6, 2022 06:45 GMT)
2.3

90 km
37 km (23 mi)
86 Km NW of Aleneva, Alaska
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 28, 2022 2:42 am (GMT -8) (Jun 28, 2022 10:42 GMT)
1.6

108 km
34 km (21 mi)
65 Km SSE of Kokhanok, Alaska
Friday, June 24, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 24, 2022 7:11 am (GMT -8) (Jun 24, 2022 15:11 GMT)
1.7

116 km
33 km (21 mi)
65 Km SE of Kokhanok, Alaska

Background

Poorly known Fourpeaked volcano in NE Katmai National Park consists of isolated outcrops surrounded by the Fourpeaked Glacier, which descends eastward almost to the Shelikof Strait. The orientation of andesitic lava flows and extensive hydrothermal alteration of rocks near the present 2105-m-high summit suggest that it probably marks the vent of Fourpeaked volcano. Eruptive activity during the Holocene had not been confirmed prior to the first historical eruption of Fourpeaked in September 2006. A N-trending fissure extending 1 km from the summit produced minor ashfall.
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