Magnitude: VEI-6
Time: -1750 B.C.
Country: UNITEDSTATES

ALASKAPENINSULA

This volcano erupted on -1750 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 Veniaminof is classified as a historical stratovolcano and is perched at an elevation of 2507ft.


Surface Geology

Underlying geological composition for the surrounding area.

Cascade Arc - porphyry copper
U.S. part of a continental margin arc that formed during subduction of the Pacific and Juan de Fuca plates beneath western North America
Pacific Margin - porphyry copper
Cretaceous through middle Tertiary volcanic and intrusive rocks representing a series of continental- and island-arc systems accreted and superimposed onto the paleomargin of northeast Asia.

Surface Lithology

Pleistocene-Recent volcanic rocks - WA
Basalt, Andesite



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 -1750
id 12
location AlaskaPeninsula
time -1750 B.C.
latitude 56.17
type Stratovolcano
vei 6
status Historical
elevation 2507
name Veniaminof
longitude -159.38
country UnitedStates

Nearby Earthquakes
7.9
mag
CALIFORNIA:SANFRANCISCO
04-18-1906 T13:12:21
8.2
mag
ALASKA:CAPEYAKATAGA
09-04-1899
7.8
mag
ALASKA:CAPEYAKATAGA
09-10-1899
8.2
mag
ALASKA:SEALASKA
09-10-1899
7.5
mag
ALASKA
02-28-1979 T21:27:08
6.0
mag
ALASKA:GULFOFALASKA
02-14-1908
6.1
mag
ALASKA:PRINCEWILLIAMSOUND
07-12-1983 T15:10:03
7.0
mag
ALASKA:ANCHORAGE
11-30-2018 T17:29:28
8.3
mag
ALASKA:SOUTHWEST
06-02-1903
6.7
mag
ALASKA:CANTWELL,DENALINATLPARK
10-23-2002 T11:27:19