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Stratovolcano 2507 m / 8,225 ft
Alaska Peninsula, USA, 56.17°N / -159.38°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| ReportsVeniaminof volcano booksVeniaminof 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:
ExplosiveLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite imagesSentinel hub
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Veniaminof volcano news & activity updates:
Veniaminof volcano (Alaska): eruption pauses, alert level lowered
Friday Oct 18, 2013 05:25 AM | BY: T
AVO has lowered the alert level to yellow, as it appears that no new eruptive activity has occurred during the past days. The eruption is not considered over yet, but might be simply pausing and could resume any time (such as the volcano did before).
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013
Satellite images from a period of clear weather last night showed that lava effusion has paused. Seismicity remains elevated and is characterized by numerous small discrete events. There is no evidence of ash emissions in seismic or satellite data. (AVO)
Monday, Oct 14, 2013
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.
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)
Wednesday, Oct 09, 2013
The eruption of Veniaminof continues with the effusion of lava from the cone in the summit caldera. ...
Sunday, Oct 06, 2013
The eruption of Veniaminof resumed this morning, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports. ...
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