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Stratovolcano 2519 m / 8,264 ft
Alaska Peninsula, USA, 55.42°N / -161.89°W
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Pavlof volcano eruptions:
1762(?), 1790(?), 1817, 1825(?), 1838(?), 1844, 1846, 1852(?), 1866(?), 1880, 1886, 1892, 1894, 1901, 1903(?), 1906, 1914, 1917, 1922, 1924, 1929, 1936, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1958, 1960, 1966, 1973, 1974(?), 1975, 1980(Mar-May), 1980 (Jul)(?), 1980 (Nov), 1981, 1983 (Jul), 1983 (Nov-Dec), 1983, 1986, 1990, 1996, 2007 (Aug), 2013, 2014, 2016
Typical eruption style:
Pavlof volcano news & activity updates:
Mon, 22 Dec 2014, 18:30
A small eruption Saturday night was reported by a pilot. Alaska Volcano Observatory has no indications of significant activity, but maintains alert level yellow.
Mon, 8 Dec 2014, 09:30
Steam plume from Pavlof volcano on 5 Dec (AVO)
Weak activity continues at the volcano. The volcano observatory showed photographs showing the volcano emitting a steam plume and reports seismic activity is still elevated. Read more...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 08:22
The Alaska Volcano Observatory concluded that "the most recent period of explosive eruptive activity at Pavlof Volcano has ended" and downgraded the volcano alert level again. Read more... read all
Sun, 16 Nov 2014, 01:53
Satellite image of the ash plume from Pavlov last night (15 Nov, 23:00 UTC)
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reports that "the eruption that began on November 12 has intensified and the ash cloud height is currently estimated at 25,000 ft above sea level. Read more... read all
Fri, 14 Nov 2014, 06:59
Lava fountains from the new eruption at Pavlof volcano (image: AVO)
A new eruption began at the volcano on 12 Nov afternoon about 3:00 pm AKST (00:00 UTC on 13 November). The eruption comes from a vent at the upper northern flank just below the summit and has been characterized by ash emissions to about 9000 feet (2.7 km), lava fountaining and avalanches of rock debris and ash descending the north flank of the volcano. Read more... read all
Mon, 4 Aug 2014, 15:33
The Alaska Volcano Observatory set the volcano back to normal status a few days ago, as no more signs of eruptive activity had been detected recently.
Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 15:18
"Weak thermal signals from recent lava flows persist in satellite images. Small, discrete seismic events continue, however, and eruptive activity could resume at any time with little or no warning." (AVO)
Thu, 26 Jun 2014, 07:16
Eruptive activity at the volcano appears to have ceased, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reports: Read more...
Thu, 19 Jun 2014, 15:22
Current seismic activity (PVV station, AVO)
According to AVO, seismic activity suggests that weak eruptive activity (minor lava effusion?) continues at the volcano.
Mon, 16 Jun 2014, 10:00
Comparison of thermal satellite images of Pavlow volcano from 2 and 9 June. The lava flow has almost disappeared. (ASTER / GSJ)
Based on seismic data, eruptive activity continues at the volcano according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory. However, it has significantly dropped (if not stopped) over the past week. No hot spot is currently visible on satellite imagery. Read more...
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