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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)
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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
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Veniaminof volcano news & activity updates:

Veniaminof volcano (Alaska Peninsula, USA) activity update

Monday Oct 14, 2013 13:26 PM | BY: T

MODIS hot spot data for Veniaminof volcano showing the area of the latest lava flows (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
MODIS hot spot data for Veniaminof volcano showing the area of the latest lava flows (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Current seismic recording from Veniaminof (VNHG station, AVO)
Current seismic recording from Veniaminof (VNHG station, AVO)
Seismicity remains elevated and hot spots remain visible in the caldera on MODIS data. The seismic activity has been gradually declining over the past several days, and no clear views could be obtained from webcam images to see if lava effusion continues.
Previous news
Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
The eruption continues. Seismicity remains elevated but partially masked by storm noise. Satellite and web camera images are obscured by clouds, but it is likely that lava effusion and minor ash emissions continue.(AVO) [more]
Wednesday, Oct 09, 2013
The eruption of Veniaminof continues with the effusion of lava from the cone in the summit caldera. ... [more]
Current seismic recording from Veniaminof (VNHG station, AVO)
Sunday, Oct 06, 2013
The eruption of Veniaminof resumed this morning, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports. ... [more]
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013
The Alaska Volcano Observatory recently lowered the alert status from Orange/Watch to Yellow/Advisory. Although some weak tremor continues to be recorded under the caldera, no more eruptive activity seems to have taken place during the past weeks. The lava flows and the new cinder cone that was built inside the caldera are now cooling. [more]
Monday, Sep 16, 2013
The eruption seems to be ending. AVO reports that "seismic tremor continues though at decreased levels compared to prior weeks. No unusual activity was observed in webcam images. These data indicate that the effusion of lava from the active vent may be ongoing though diminished." [more]

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