Pavlof Volcano Erupts

Pavlof Volcano Erupts

For the third time this century, Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano is erupting. The Alaska Volcano Observatory first detected earthquakes associated with the movement of magma and heat at Pavlof’s summit on May 13, 2013. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite captured this image of a small ash plume and lava flow on the morning of May 14.

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  • Data Date:

    May 14, 2013
  • Visualization Date:

    May 15, 2013
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS

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