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Pagan volcano (Mariana Islands, USA) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 19 June-25 June 2013 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite imagery showed a vigorous plume of gas and steam drifting from Pagan during periods of clear weather from 15 to 21 June. A field crew working on the island confirmed the emissions. This activity was typical of Pagan in the recent months; no ash had been detected in satellite images.

Source: Emergency Management Office of the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands and United States Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Report on Pagan. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 19 June-25 June 2013. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Pagan volcano
stratovolcanoes 570 m / 1,870 ft
Mariana Islands, 18.13°N / 145.8°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Pagan volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style
effusive
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