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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:
Sun, 29 Dec 2019, 15:10
Pavlof volcano visible from space captured by satellite on 28 December (image: Sentinel 2)
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported that seismic activity has increased
at the volcano over the past days. The seismic activity represents an increase from background levels. Read more... read all
Thu, 7 Nov 2019, 08:26
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) lowered the alert level back to GREEN/NORMAL. Read more...
Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 09:06
Pavlof volcano visible from satellite Sentinel on 29 October (image: Sentinel)
AVO reported that after a small explosion
at Pavlof was recorded on 19 October and before 25 October
clear satellite and webcam views did not show any deposits associated with the event. Weakly elevated surface temperatures and a small steam plume were occasionally visible. Read more... read all
Thu, 24 Oct 2019, 14:51
Clouds obscured satellite views of the volcano (image: AVO)
On 19 October small explosion
signals at Pavlof were detected by the infrasound network located at Sand Point and on the local seismic network, prompting AVO to raise the Aviation Color Code to Yellow and the Volcano Alert Level to Advisory. Read more... read all
Sun, 20 Oct 2019, 06:58
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) recorded small explosion signals from the volcano via its infrasound network located at Sand Point and on the local seismic network yesterday. Read more...
Thu, 13 Jun 2019, 05:51
The elevated seismic activity observed in mid May has again declined to background levels. TRhe Alaska Volcano Observatory lowered the Aviation Color Code and Alert Level to GREEN/NORMAL.
Wed, 15 May 2019, 23:26
Low-level seismic tremor and increased steaming has been observed; Pavlof is notorious for not giving much warning before erupting so AVO has raised the alert as a new eruption may start at any time.
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