Earthquake swarm in the vicinity of Davidof volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

Earthquake swarm in the vicinity of Davidof volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

A swarm of earthquakes has occurred in the vicinity of Davidof volcano, Alaska over the past two days. A similar earthquake swarm occurred in December 2021. There is no known eruption of this volcano over the past 10 000 years.​ The largest earthquake in the…

Lava flow field at Great Sitkin grows to more than 1.3 square km, Alaska

Lava flow field at Great Sitkin grows to more than 1.3 square km, Alaska

Seismicity at Great Sitkin volcano continues at low but above background levels and satellite data shows elevated surface temperatures. In addition, new SAR images from DLR show the lava flow field has grown to more than 1.3 km2 (0.5 mi2). The SE edge seems to have…

Magma rising at Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska

Magma rising at Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska

A lava dome-like feature formed in the summit crater of Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska, suggesting magma is rising near the surface. As a result, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code to ORANGE and the Volcano Alert Level to WATCH. A…

Increase in eruptive activity at Semisopochnoi volcano, Alaska

Increase in eruptive activity at Semisopochnoi volcano, Alaska

Eruptive activity at Semisopochnoi has gradually increased over the last 24 hours, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported at 21:48 UTC on April 22, 2021. Satellite views of the volcano show a continuous plume extending 80 km (50 miles) to the south at…

Aviation Color Code for Semisopochnoi volcano raised to Orange, Alaska

Aviation Color Code for Semisopochnoi volcano raised to Orange, Alaska

A high-resolution satellite image acquired on February 7, 2021, shows a second small ash deposit extending at least 3 km (1.8 miles) to the northeast from North Cerberus Crater on Semisopochnoi Island, similar to the first observed on February 6. Clouds obscured…

Korovin volcano alert level raised, Alaska

Korovin volcano alert level raised, Alaska

Increased seismicity and recent satellite detections of significant sulfur dioxide emissions forced the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) to increase alert levels for Korovin volcano on October 28, 2020. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow and Alert Level to…