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Pavlof volcano
Stratovolcano 2519 m / 8,264 ft
Alaska Peninsula, USA, 55.42°N / -161.89°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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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:
Explosive.
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Pavlof volcano news & activity updates:

Pavlof volcano (Alaska) activity update: eruption intensifies, ash to 25,000 ft

Sunday Nov 16, 2014 01:53 AM | BY: T

Satellite image of the ash plume from Pavlov last night (15 Nov, 23:00 UTC)
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.
Thus, the Aviation Color Code has been raised to RED and the Volcano Alert Level to WARNING.
The intensity of seismic tremor has increased significantly over the past 6 hours, and satellite data indicate that the ash cloud is now at an altitude of 25,000 ft above sea level. As of 11:00 am AKST (20:00 UTC) the cloud is moving towards the northwest and extends for about 125 miles (200 km) downwind." (AVO)
Previous news
Lava fountains from the new eruption at Pavlof volcano (image: AVO)
Friday, Nov 14, 2014
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. ... [more]
Monday, Aug 04, 2014
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. [more]
Tuesday, Jul 01, 2014
"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) [more]
Thursday, Jun 26, 2014
Eruptive activity at the volcano appears to have ceased, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reports: ... [more]
Current seismic activity (PVV station, AVO)
Thursday, Jun 19, 2014
According to AVO, seismic activity suggests that weak eruptive activity (minor lava effusion?) continues at the volcano. [more]

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