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Pagan volcano eruptions

stratovolcanoes 570 m / 1,870 ft
Mariana Islands, 18.13°N / 145.8°E
Eruption list: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006, 1993, 1992, 1988, 1987, 1981-85, 1929-30 (?), 1925, 1923, 1917, 1909, 1873?, 1864, 1825 ± 5 years, 1800 ± 50 years, 1669, 1340 ± 100 years


2011 activity

Small ash emissions were reported from Pagan volcano at the end of August 2011.

2010 eruptions

An ash eruption was reported from Pagan on 6 May 2010.

2009 ash eruptions

Activity was noted in April and August 2009. "Black ash" and steam were observed on 16 April 2009. Crew aboard a NOAA research ship observed continuous emissions from the N crater during 21-22 April.
A small ash eruption probably occurred at Pagan volcano on 15 Aug 2009, as an ash plume drifting NW and a hot spot were observed by satellite.

2006-07 activity

Thin ash plume extending SW from Pagan on 11 January 2007 (NASA earth observatory).
Thin ash plume extending SW from Pagan on 11 January 2007 (NASA earth observatory).
In December 2006 ash eruptions occurred at Pagan volcano and continued into January. Up to a cm per day of ash were reported accumulating 3 km SW of the summit.
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1993 eruptions

Intermittent ash eruptions occurred at Pago volcano from January to March 1993. Frequent ash eruptions produced plumes reaching 1-2 km height.
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Wed, 8 Jun 2022, 18:34

Pagan volcano (Mariana Islands, USA) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 1 June-7 June 2022 (Continuing Activity)

The U.S. Geological Survey reported that a possible sulfur dioxide emission from Pagan was detected on 31 May. The Aviation Color Code and the Volcano Alert Level remained at Unassigned. ... Read all
Wed, 13 Oct 2021, 06:00

Pagan volcano (Mariana Islands, USA) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 13 October-19 October 2021 (New Activity / Unrest)

The U.S. Geological Survey reported that ash and sulfur dioxide emissions from Pagan were last detected on 6 September. The Aviation Color Code and the Volcano Alert Level were both lowered to Unassigned on 24 September; Pagan is monitored with satellite imagery, distal geophysical data, and mariner reports and not ground-based instruments. ... Read all
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