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The Latest: Volcano in the Alaskan Aleutian islands to settle

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Latest on the eruption of a volcano in Alaska (all times are local):

1:40 pm

A volcano on a remote island in Alaska’s Aleutian chain has simmered down after and ask an aviation alert.

The Alaska Volcano Observatory said Friday the Bogoslof (BOH-goh-slawf) volcano sent a cloud of ash about 20,000 feet into the air in the eighth explosion found since Dec. 16.

The latest eruption caused the observatory to issue its highest warning for aircraft, but the Federal Aviation Administration says the eruption has had no effect on the flight.

Observatory geologist Chris Waythomas says the volcano has calmed down, but the warning remains in place.

He says that most of the volcano’s vent is underwater, it adds a steam ash plumes when magna is loose.

The eruption of the volcano began shortly before midnight of Thursday. It is located on an island in the Bering Sea, about 850 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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2:10 pm

A volcano on a remote island in Alaska’s Aleutian chain has erupted again, in which an aviation alert.

The Alaska Volcano Observatory, says the Bogoslof (BOH-goh-slawf) volcano sent a cloud of ash about 20,000 feet in the air by early Friday morning.

The eruption caused the observatory to issue its highest alert level for aircraft.

During an eruption of the volcano last week, the Federal Aviation Administration said flights were diverted around the plume.

The centre says that the eruption of the volcano began shortly before midnight of Thursday, and the activity was recorded by the seismic data and satellite images.

The volcano is located on an island with the same name in the Bering Sea, about 850 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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