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Volcano erupts in southwest Alaska sends ash 20000 feet

(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency)
ANCHORAGE Alaska Jumada II 19 1437 Mar 28 2016 SPA -- The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a volcano on Alaska's Aleutian Islands erupted Sunday afternoon and sent ash 20000 feet into the air AP reported.
The agency says the Pavlof Volcano which is about 600 miles southwest of Anchorage erupted at 4:18 p.m. local time. The agency says the eruption also led to tremors on the ground.
The USGS has raised the volcano alert level to "Warning" and the aviation warning to "Red."
The agency says the volcano which is about 4.4 miles in diameter has had 40 known eruptions and "is one of the most consistently active volcanoes in the Aleutian arc."

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