A strong M5.6 earthquake struck near Kiska Volcano, Alaska on 11 April 2016 at 20:10:35 (UTC).
A provisional tsunami alert has been issued for the region but then removed a few hours later.
The epicenter of the wuake was situated at a depth of 21.5 km (13.3 mi) and hit 73.0 km (45.4 mi) WSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.
There were no reports of damage or casualties but a tsunami warning has been issued before being removed by NOAA a few hours later.
Kiska volcano eruptions
Kiska Volcano is an active stratovolcano located on the northern end of Kiska Island and measures 4,006 feet (1,221 m) high.
The last big explosive eruption occurred on January 24, 1962, followed by a second eruption that produced a lava flow on March 18, 1964.
Since then the volcano is more or less in a dormant phase, sometimes emitting steam and ash plumes as well as smaller lava flows.
Is it going to erupt again. Let see what’s going on in the next few weeks.
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