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Saturday, Feb 06, 2016
Satellite data and ground-based observations from a field crew and local residents near Pagan indicated that steam-and-gas emissions have significantly decreased since March 2015. The Aviation Color Code and Volcano Alert Level were lowered to Unassigned on 30 January. ... [more]
Friday, May 30, 2014
USGS reports that "low-level unrest continued at Pagan Volcano throughout the past week. Seismic activity remains above background. A vapor plume was visible in web camera and satellite images. ... [more]
Monday, Apr 28, 2014
USGS raised the alert level for the submarine volcano due to abnormal seismicity detected in the area by hydroacoustic devices and land-based network devices on neighboring islands. ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 09, 2014
Low-level unrest continued at Pagan during 27 December 2013-2 January 2014; seismicity remained above background levels. A robust steam-and-gas plume was occasionally visible in web camera images during the reporting period. A small explosion was detected at about 0145 on 28 December. ... [more]
Friday, Jun 28, 2013
The volcano continues to emit a strong steam and ash plume visible on satellite images. This activity has been typical of Pagan in the recent months, but no ash emissions could be detected. [more]
 

Volcanoes of Mariana Islands (21 volcanoes)

Agrigan| Ahyi| Alamagan| Anatahan| Asuncion| East Diamante| Esmeralda Bank| Farallon de Pajaros| Forecast Seamount| Guguan| Maug Islands| NW Rota-1| Pagan| Ruby| Sarigan| Seamount X| South Sarigan Seamount| Supply Reef| Unnamed 20.30°N/143.20°E| Unnamed 21.00°N/142.90°E| Zealandia Bank
Agrigan
(Stratovolcano)
Agrigan volcano is an active stratovolcano and the highest of the volcanoes in the Marianas volcanic arc. It contains contains a 500-m-deep, flat-floored caldera. The last confirmed eruption was in 1917. [more]

Ahyi
(Submarine volcano)
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Alamagan
(Stratovolcano)
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Anatahan
(stratovolcano )
Anatahan volcano forms the small 9 x 3.7 E-W elongated Anatahan Island in the northern Marianas, about 120 km north of Saipan, the regional Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands capital.
The volcano is at the southern end of the 1500 km long chain of volcanoes forme... [more]

Asuncion
(Stratovolcano)
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East Diamante
(Submarine volcano)
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Esmeralda Bank
(Submarine volcano)
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Farallon de Pajaros
(Stratovolcano)
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Forecast Seamount
(Submarine volcano)
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Guguan
(Stratovolcano)
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Maug Islands
(Stratovolcano)
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NW Rota-1
(Submarine volcano)
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Pagan
(stratovolcanoes)
Pagan volcano consists of 2 stratovolcanoes (North and South Pagan) connected by a narrow isthmus and forms the largest and one of the most active of the Mariana Islands. It is located 173 nautical miles north of Saipan.
Nearly all historical eruptions of Pagan, which were... [more]

Ruby
(Submarine volcano)
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Sarigan
(Stratovolcano)
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Seamount X
(Submarine volcano)
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South Sarigan Seamount
(Submarine volcano)
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Supply Reef
(Submarine volcano)
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Unnamed 20.30°N/143.20°E
(Submarine volcano?)
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Unnamed 21.00°N/142.90°E
(Submarine volcano?)
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Zealandia Bank
(Stratovolcano)
[more]
 

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