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Pavlof volcano
Stratovolcano 2519 m / 8,264 ft
Alaska Peninsula, USA, 55.42°N / -161.89°W
Current status: 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:
Explosive.

Pavlof volcano news & activity updates:

Pavlof volcano (Alaska Peninsula): possible new eruption, alert raised to orange

Sat, 14 May 2016, 06:04
06:04 AM | BY: T
Current seismic trace of PVV station at Pavlof volcano (AVO)
Current seismic trace of PVV station at Pavlof volcano (AVO)
Based on seismic data, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) assumes that a new eruption could have started at the volcano yesterday evening; the volcano's alert code was raised from "normal" to "watch" and the Aviation Color code from green to orange.

"At about 10:35 AM AKDT seismic activity at Pavlof Volcano increased to levels typically associated with low-level eruptive activity and it is possible that an eruption of Pavlof Volcano may be in progress.
Nothing has been observed in satellite data and web camera images, but Pavlof is presently obscured by clouds and no thermal signals or ash emissions are evident through the cloud deck." (AVO)

Previous news

Sat, 23 Apr 2016, 08:25
Seismic activity at the volcano has continued to decrease over the past two weeks and no anomalous activity has been detected in satellite data since weakly elevated surface temperatures were seen on April 8. read all
Fri, 8 Apr 2016, 14:46
The most recent eruption (or eruptive phase) of the volcano that had begun on 27 March lasted only a few days; after no more activity had been observed for a week, AVO lowered the alert level back to Yellow on 6 April. ... read all
Thu, 31 Mar 2016, 16:37
The eruption of the volcano has "greatly diminished in intensity over the past day", AVO reported: ... read all
Tue, 29 Mar 2016, 06:58
Eruption of Pavlof on 28 March 2016 (image: Almandmoss, Nahshon / Alaska Coast Guard / AVO)
A new eruption started at the volcano abruptly Sunday (27 Mar) afternoon at 16:16 local time (00:18 UTC). An explosive eruption with lava fountaining produced an ash plume that quickly rose to approx. 20,000 ft elevation (6 km) and the Aviation Color code was raised to red. ... read all
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. ... read all

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