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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:

Veniaminof volcano news & activity updates:

Veniaminof volcano (Alaska): another paroxysm ?

Mon, 2 Sep 2013, 16:07
16:07 PM | BY: T
Current seismic recording from Veniaminof (VNHG station, AVO)
Current seismic recording from Veniaminof (VNHG station, AVO)
Another phase of strong tremor started last night, probably corresponding to a second paroxysm with lava fountains and ash emissions. Bad weather conditions have been preventing direct observations.
AVO has received no reports of ash fall on nearby communities, but this remains a possibility as the elevated levels of seismic activity continue. (AVO)
Previous news
Sat, 31 Aug 2013, 10:35
Ash plume rising from Veniaminof earlier today (Perryville webcam, FAA)
A strong eruptive phase (paroxysm) with lava fountains and associated ash emissions reaching 15-20,000 ft (4.5-6 km) altitude occurred yesterday. ... read all
Fri, 30 Aug 2013, 09:48
Current seismic recording from Veniaminof (VNHG station, AVO)
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
MODIS hot spot at Veniaminof volcano (past 7 days, Univ. Hawai'i)
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

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