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Asunción

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  • Last Known Eruption
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  • 19.671°N
  • 145.406°E

  • 857 m
    2812 ft

  • 284150
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Most Recent Bulletin Report: June 1992 (BGVN 17:06) Citation IconCite this Report

Strong steaming

A six-member team of USGS volcanologists visited the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 11-27 May 1992 at the request of the CNMI Office of Civil Defense. Vigorous steaming was occurring from several locations in the summit crater [of Asuncion] during observations from a helicopter on 18 May.

Information Contacts: R. Moore, USGS; R. Koyanagi, M. Sako, and F. Trusdell, HVO.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Asunción.

Bulletin Reports - Index

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6/1992 (BGVN 17:06) Strong steaming




Information is preliminary and subject to change. All times are local (unless otherwise noted)


June 1992 (BGVN 17:06) Citation IconCite this Report

Strong steaming

A six-member team of USGS volcanologists visited the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands 11-27 May 1992 at the request of the CNMI Office of Civil Defense. Vigorous steaming was occurring from several locations in the summit crater [of Asuncion] during observations from a helicopter on 18 May.

Information Contacts: R. Moore, USGS; R. Koyanagi, M. Sako, and F. Trusdell, HVO.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

[ 1924 ] Uncertain Eruption

1906 Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 2

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode Upper SE and west flanks
1906 - Unknown Evidence from Observations: Reported

List of 4 Events for Episode 1 at Upper SE and west flanks

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lava flow
   - - - -    - - - - Ash
1906    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

[ 1901 ] Discredited Eruption

[ 1819 ] Discredited Eruption

[ 1786 ] Discredited Eruption

[ 1775 ± 10 years ] Uncertain Eruption

[ 1690 ± 10 years ] Uncertain Eruption

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Asunción.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Asunción.

GVP Map Holdings

The Global Volcanism Program has no maps available for Asunción.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Asunción in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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