Magnitude: VEI-6
Time: -1900 B.C.
Country: UNITEDSTATES

ALASKAPENINSULA

This volcano erupted on -1900 B.C. in UnitedStates where it released a signifant amount of explosivity , reaching a Volcanic Explosivity Index of 6 (VEI: 6). The VEI scale was developed by the USGS and is open-ended with the largest volcanoes in history given a magnitude 8. A value of 0 is given for non-explosive eruptions . This particular volcano, named BlackPeak is classified as a radiocarbon stratovolcano and is perched at an elevation of 1032ft.


Surface Geology

Underlying geological composition for the surrounding area.

Eastern Medial New Guinea Magmatic Belt, Sub-tract b - porphyry copper
Late Miocene to Pliocene-Pleistocene Medial New Guinea Magmatic Belt
Inner Melanesian Arc Terranes II - Papua New Guinea - porphyry copper
Late Cretaceous to early Miocene accreted Inner Melanesian magmatic arc terranes of New Guinea Island.
Outer Melanesian Arc I - Papua New Guinea - porphyry copper
Eocene to Holocene Outer Melanesian magmatic arc, Papua New Guinea



Latest Volcano Events

Recent Volcano activity from around the globe.



Nearby Tsunamis
6
mag
GULFOFALASKA,AK
02-23-1925 T23:53:36
8.2
mag
CAPEYAKATAGA,AK
09-04-1899 T00:22:00
6.9
mag
PRINCEWILLIAMSOUND,AK
09-22-1911 T05:01:24
7.5
mag
SE.ALASKA,AK
02-28-1979 T21:27:8.1
6
mag
PRINCEWILLIAMSOUND,AK
02-14-1908 T11:25:00
9.2
mag
PRINCEWILLIAMSOUND,AK
03-28-1964 T03:36:14
7.8
mag
FOXISLANDS,ALEUTIANISLANDS,AK
03-07-1929 T01:34:37.9
7.1
mag
ANDREANOFISLANDS,AK
05-02-1971 T06:08:27.8
8.6
mag
ANDREANOFISLANDS,AK
03-09-1957 T14:22:31.9
7.1
mag
FOXISLANDS,ALEUTIANISLANDS,AK
12-31-1901 T09:02:30




Volcano Measurement
volcano scale

Volcano Stats
year -1900
id 10
location AlaskaPeninsula
time -1900 B.C.
latitude 56.53
type Stratovolcano
vei 6
status Radiocarbon
elevation 1032
name BlackPeak
longitude -158.8
country UnitedStates

Nearby Earthquakes
4.2
mag
CALIFORNIA:MONTCLAIR
07-20-2007 T11:42:22
7.9
mag
CALIFORNIA:SANFRANCISCO
04-18-1906 T13:12:21
5.5
mag
CALIFORNIA:NORTHERN
02-15-1856
6.3
mag
CALIFORNIA:SANTACRUZ
10-08-1865
5.6
mag
CALIFORNIA:SANJOSE
10-31-2007 T03:04:54
6.9
mag
CALIFORNIA:LOMAPRIETA
10-18-1989 T00:04:15
5.9
mag
CALIFORNIA:LIVERMORE
01-24-1980 T19:00:09
8.2
mag
ALASKA:CAPEYAKATAGA
09-04-1899
7.8
mag
ALASKA:CAPEYAKATAGA
09-10-1899
8.2
mag
ALASKA:SEALASKA
09-10-1899