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Veniaminof volcano
Stratovolcano 2507 m / 8,225 ft
Alaska Peninsula, USA, 56.17°N / -159.38°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Veniaminof volcano eruptions:
1750 (?), 1830-38(?), 1838-39, 1874, 1892, 1930, 1939, 1939, 1944, 1956, 1983-84, 1984, 1987, 1993-94, 1995(?), 2002, 2004, 2006 (March)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive

Veniaminof volcano news & activity updates:

Veniaminof volcano (Alaska Peninsula, USA) activity update

Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 03:52
03:52 AM | BY: T
Southwest flank of the intracaldera cone at Veniaminof Volcano showing lava flows emplaced during June-July eruptive activity. View is toward the east. (image from 16 July, taken by Chris Waythomas via AVO/USGS)
Southwest flank of the intracaldera cone at Veniaminof Volcano showing lava flows emplaced during June-July eruptive activity. View is toward the east. (image from 16 July, taken by Chris Waythomas via AVO/USGS)
AVO posted a picture showing the erupting intra-caldera cone emitting a lava flow and producing mild strombolian explosions.

Previous news

Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 02:18
AVO reports no changes in activity: continuous low-level volcanic tremor, elevated surface temperatures at the intracaldera cone, visible glow and low-level ash and steam plumes indicate that lava flows continue to be erupted, along with mild strombolian activity. ... read all
Thu, 18 Jul 2013, 11:06
Current seismic recording from Veniaminof (VNHG station, AVO)
AVO reports no significant change in the ongoing eruption during the past days. Nearly continuous low-level volcanic tremor accompanies the effusion of small lava flows and occasional small ash and steam emissions. ... read all
Sun, 14 Jul 2013, 02:12
MODIS hot spot data for Veniaminof volcano showing the area of fresh lava flows (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Activity has not changed much, AVO reported, and consists of lava effusion from the intra-caldera vent and minor explosive activity (if any). read all
Tue, 9 Jul 2013, 14:09
Current seismic recording from Veniaminof (VNHG station, AVO)
A significant increase in seismic activity has occurred today, which could suggest that the eruption is gaining strength. During the past days, it continued at low but steady levels with no major changes. read all
Fri, 5 Jul 2013, 14:55
MODIS hot spot data for Veniaminof volcano showing the area of fresh lava flows (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Small lava flows continue to be erupted from the intra-caldera cone, as seismic data (nearly continuous, low-level volcanic tremor) and satellite data indicate that show a hot spot around the cone. No significant explosive activity has been detected. ... read all

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