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Kaguyak volcano

Lava domes 901 m / 2,956 ft
United States, Alaska Peninsula, 58.61°N / -154.03°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kaguyak volcano eruptions: 3850 BC (?) 
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 (UTC)
22 Oct 8:01 am (GMT -8) (22 Oct 16:01:39 UTC)M 2.5 / 81.7 km12 km79 Km NW of Aleneva, Alaska, USA
Sun, 11 Oct 2020 (UTC)
11 Oct 3:08 pm (GMT -8) (11 Oct 23:08:38 UTC)M 0.5 / 13.2 km12 km88 Km NW of Aleneva, Alaska, USA
Wed, 7 Oct 2020 (UTC)
7 Oct 12:44 am (GMT -8) (7 Oct 08:44:04 UTC)M 1.9 / 66.4 km23 km66 Km NW of Aleneva, Alaska, USA
Sun, 4 Oct 2020 (UTC)
4 Oct 1:49 am (GMT -8) (4 Oct 09:49:32 UTC)M 2.7 / 85.5 km5 km86 Km NW of Aleneva, Alaska, USA
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 (UTC)
Sat, 19 Sep 16:16 UTCM 1.2 / 85.9 km14 km77 Km NW of Aleneva, Alaska, USA
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The small, but spectacular 2.5-km-wide Kaguyak caldera in the NE part of Katmai National Park is filled by a >180-m-deep lake whose surface lies more than 550 m below the caldera rim. Kaguyak volcano is only 901 m high, but rises directly from lowland areas near sea level south of the Big River. Initially considered to be a typical stratovolcano truncated by a caldera, the pre-caldera edifice has been shown to consist of nine continuguous late-Pleistocene lava dome clusters, most of which lie east of the present caldera. A large post-caldera lava dome extends into the lake on the SW side and another dome forms a small island in the center of the lake. The youthful caldera is unglaciated, and distal tephras from the caldera-forming eruption have been radiocarbon dated at about 5800 years before present. Voluminous dacitic pyroclastic-flow deposits surround the caldera and reached Shelikof Strait to the SE.
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