Veniaminof volcano news & activity updates:
Veniaminof volcano (Alaska): paroxysm with lava fountains and ash emissions to 15-20,000 ft altitude
Sat, 31 Aug 2013, 10:3510:35 AM | BY: T
A strong eruptive phase (paroxysm) with lava fountains and associated ash emissions reaching 15-20,000 ft (4.5-6 km) altitude occurred yesterday.
Ash plume rising from Veniaminof earlier today (Perryville webcam, FAA)
This episode of activity, accompanied by elevated levels of continuous tremor, has so far been the strongest since the start of the eruption on 10 June.
At present, activity has decreased again, but it is possible that similar or even stronger eruptive episodes continue to occur in the near future.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013, 09:48
The eruption at the intracaldera cone of Veniaminof Volcano continues. The seismicity over the past 24 hours has been characterized by discreet episodic bursts of tremor, likely associated with lava effusion and minor ash emission. read all
Fri, 16 Aug 2013, 15:11
The eruption continues with lava effusion from the intracaldera cone, accompanied by strong tremor, AVO reports. ... read all
Tue, 13 Aug 2013, 14:55
A surge of activity seems to be taking place. Both visual and seismic activity have increased over the past 24 hours. An intermittent steam and ash plume has been observed rising to about 12,000 ft (3.6 km) asl. yesterday drifting into westerly directions. ... read all
Thu, 8 Aug 2013, 09:31
Seismic activity remains above background levels and is characterized by intermittent bursts of tremor. Clouds obscured observations of the volcano in satellite and web camera images, so it is unclear whether low-level eruptive activity is continuing. (AVO) ... read all
Mon, 5 Aug 2013, 15:47
Seismic activity continues to decline, but remains above background levels. Clouds have obscured observations of the volcano in satellite and web camera images for the past week, so it is unclear whether low-level eruptive is continuing. (AVO daily update) ... read all