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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): alert lowered to green

Fri, 17 Jun 2016, 12:05
12:05 PM | BY: T
The status of the volcano was lowered back to green (normal) on 17 June, after no more signs of activity or significant unrest had been detected in a while.
AVO wrote:
"Pavlof Volcano has returned to its normal background state following a short eruptive period in mid May. Minor ash emissions were last observed on May 16, and since then the volcano has gradually returned to a quiescent status and now shows no signs of unrest.
Seismic activity has returned to background levels and nothing unusual has been observed in satellite and web camera data since mid May. Consequently, AVO is lowering the Aviation Color Code to GREEN and the Volcano Alert Level to NORMAL."

Previous news

Sat, 14 May 2016, 06:04
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. ... read all
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

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