Latest Mount Redoubt eruptive activity Stories
The Cleveland Volcano, which sits at the western end of Chuginadak Island (part of the Aleutian Islands), erupted in at least three low-level explosions that were not severe enough to cause significant threats to air travel, but did force federal aviation authorities to divert some flights farther north of the volcano as a precaution.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised a warning level for a remote Alaskan volcano on Tuesday, indicating a possible eruption.
Mount Cleveland is reported to be on watch status with an aviation color code of orange, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO).
Alaskaâ€™s Mount Redoubt has gradually slowed down in activity since the last eruption three months ago.
Friday saw another round of volcanic explosions at Alaskaâ€™s Mount Redoubt, shooting ash clouds as high as 50,000 feet above sea level and sending drivers on a run to the auto parts store for replacement air filters.
For the first time in nearly 20 years, the 10,200-foot Mount Redoubt in Alaska erupted five times overnight Sunday, propelling a 9 mile cloud of ash into the air.
In the latest sign that an eruption could be imminent, further seismic activity has been detected at Alaskaâ€™s Mount Redoubt, scientists reported Saturday.
Alaskaâ€™s Mount Redoubt volcano is expected to erupt at any time now and scientists are keeping a watchful eye on the volcanoâ€™s hour-to-hour activity.
The Alaskan Volcano Observatory says Mount Redoubt is rumbling and an eruption of the 10,917-foot peak could occur within days. Mount Redoubt, located about 100 miles southwest of Anchorage, last erupted between December 1989 and April 1990, the Anchorage Daily News reported Monday. A nearly continuous volcanic tremor was recorded Sunday at stations near Redoubt's summit, prompting AVO to raise the Aviation Color Code to orange and the alert level to watch, the report said. The current...
After 10 days of relative calm, Alaska's Augustine Volcano roared back to life late on Friday, shooting a cloud of ash 40,000 feet into the sky.
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