Alaska Volcano Erupts Out in Middle of Aleutian Islands

4203A volcano on Alaska’s Aleutian Islands erupted on Sunday afternoon, reported the U.S. Geological Survey, sending ash 20,000 feet into the air.

The Associated Press reported the agency as saying the Pavlov Volcano, which is about 600 miles southwest of Anchorage, erupted at 4:18 p.m. local time. The agency said the eruption also led to tremors on the ground.

The USGS raised the volcano alert level to “Warning” and the aviation warning to “Red.” MORE