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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-10951

An ash plume rises from the east crater of Anatahan on 16 June 2003. The plume reached a maximum height of about 2.5 km in less than 40 seconds. This pulse of activity was accompanied by intense tremor and earthquakes that were recorded by the single seismic station on the island. Photo by U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, 2003.

An ash plume rises from the east crater of Anatahan on 16 June 2003. The plume reached a maximum height of about 2.5 km in less than 40 seconds. This pulse of activity was accompanied by intense tremor and earthquakes that were recorded by the single seismic station on the island.

Photo by U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, 2003.

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