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Davidof

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  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Stratovolcano
  • Unknown - Evidence Uncertain
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 51.97°N
  • 178.33°E

  • 328 m
    1076 ft

  • 311040
  • Latitude
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  • Summit
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Most Recent Weekly Report: 29 December-4 January 2022 Citation IconCite this Report

AVO lowered both the Aviation Color Code and the Volcano Alert Level for Davidof to Unassigned on 31 December, noting that the earthquake swarm that had begun in early December had subsided. The closest seismometers are approximately 15 km E, on Little Sitkin Island. Davidof is also monitored by satellite data and remote infrasound and lightning networks.

Source: US Geological Survey Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO)

Weekly Reports - Index


2021: December


29 December-4 January 2022 Citation IconCite this Report

AVO lowered both the Aviation Color Code and the Volcano Alert Level for Davidof to Unassigned on 31 December, noting that the earthquake swarm that had begun in early December had subsided. The closest seismometers are approximately 15 km E, on Little Sitkin Island. Davidof is also monitored by satellite data and remote infrasound and lightning networks.

Source: US Geological Survey Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO)


15 December-21 December 2021 Citation IconCite this Report

AVO reported that the earthquake swarm at Davidof declined during 14-21 December with up to two shallow earthquakes recorded per day. A shallow earthquake recorded on 17 December was a M 3.9. The closest seismometers are approximately 15 km E, on Little Sitkin Island. Davidof is also monitored by satellite data and remote infrasound and lightning networks. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow and the Volcano Alert Level remained at Advisory.

Source: US Geological Survey Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO)


8 December-14 December 2021 Citation IconCite this Report

Earthquake swarms either related to tectonic processes or volcanic unrest were recorded in the vicinity of Davidof during 8-10 December. The largest earthquake was a M 4.2 recorded at 1045 on 10 December. AVO raised the Aviation Color Code to Yellow and the Volcano Alert Level to Advisory due to the possibility of escalating volcanic unrest. Small earthquakes continued to be detected during 11-14 December, though at a lower rate and amplitude. Cloudy or mostly cloudy satellite and webcams views showed no volcanic activity.

Source: US Geological Survey Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO)


The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Davidof.

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Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Davidof. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Davidof page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Davidof.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Davidof.

GVP Map Holdings

The Global Volcanism Program has no maps available for Davidof.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

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

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