Ash-emissions at Pavlof volcano, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Alaska

Ash-emissions at Pavlof volcano, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Alaska

Low-level ash emissions were observed at Pavlof volcano, Alaska on August 5, 2021, prompting the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) to raise the Aviation Color Code to Orange and Alert Level to Watch. In addition, seismic tremor and small explosions have been detected…

Increased seismicity at Pavlof volcano, Alaska

Increased seismicity at Pavlof volcano, Alaska

Seismic activity at Pavlof volcano has increased on September 21, 2020, prompting the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) to raise the Aviation Color Code to Yellow and Alert Level to Advisory. While this does not necessarily mean that an eruption is likely or…

Increased seismicity, alerts raised for Pavlof volcano, Alaska

Increased seismicity, alerts raised for Pavlof volcano, Alaska

Seismic activity at Pavlof volcano, Alaska has increased over the past several days, forcing the Alaska Volcano Observatory to raise the Alert Level to Advisory and the Aviation Color Code to Yellow at 20:43 UTC on December 28, 2019. Pavlof is a snow- and…

Small explosion signals at Pavlof volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

Small explosion signals at Pavlof volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

Small explosion signals from Pavlof volcano have been detected on the infrasound network located at Sand Point and on the local seismic network on October 19, 2019. It is unknown if the explosions produced any volcanic ash, but their small size suggests any hazard…

Vigorous steam plume at Pavlof volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

Vigorous steam plume at Pavlof volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

Low-frequency seismic tremor and vigorous steam plume have been observed at Pavlof volcano, Alaska over the past 2 days, forcing the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) to raise the Aviation Color Code and Alert Level to Yellow/Advisory on May 15, 2019. The…

Increased seismicity at Pavlof, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Alaska

Increased seismicity at Pavlof, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Alaska

At about 18:35 UTC on May 13, 2016, seismic activity at Pavlof volcano increased to levels that are typically associated with minor eruptive activity, Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reports. Based on the change and character of the seismicity, it is possible that…

Abrupt eruption of Pavlof volcano sends ash to 6 km a.s.l., Alaska

Abrupt eruption of Pavlof volcano sends ash to 6 km a.s.l., Alaska

Pavlof volcano, located on the southwestern end of the Alaska Peninsula, began erupting abruptly late March 27, 2016, sending an ash cloud to 6 km (20 000 feet) a.s.l. The last time this volcano erupted was in November 2014. As of 00:18 UTC on March 28, ash was…

Pavlof eruption intensifies, ash cloud reaching 9.1 km a.s.l.

Pavlof eruption intensifies, ash cloud reaching 9.1 km a.s.l.

The eruption of Pavlof Volcano that began on November 12, 2014 has intensified, Alaska Volcano Observatory reported at 20:35 UTC today. Ash cloud height at 20:00 UTC was estimated at 7 620 meters (25 000 ft) above sea level. Thus, the Aviation Color Code has been raise

Pavlof enters a new phase of eruptive activity, Alaska

Pavlof enters a new phase of eruptive activity, Alaska

According to latest Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) activity update for Pavlof issued 03:57 UTC today, the volcano has entered a new phase of eruptive activity. The Aviation Color Code has been increased to Orange and the Volcano Alert Level to Watch. A ground observer