Printer friendly versionALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATETuesday, January 27, 2015 12:09 PM AKST (Tuesday, January 27, 2015 21:09 UTC)SHISHALDIN VOLCANO
54°45'19" N 163°58'16" W, Summit Elevation 9373 ft (2857 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE
Clouds have obscured the summit of the volcano for most of the past 24 hours. A faint thermal signal at the summit was observed through clouds, but was evident in only one satellite image. Low-level eruptive activity within the summit crater likely continues. Seismicity remains slightly above background.
52°49'20" N 169°56'42" W, Summit Elevation 5676 ft (1730 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY
Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW
The volcano has been obscured by clouds and nothing of note has been observed in satellite data over the past day. No significant activity was detected in seismic or infrasound (air pressure) data. OTHER ALASKA VOLCANOES
Other Alaska volcanoes show no signs of significant unrest: http://www.avo.alaska.edu/activity/
AVO scientists conduct daily checks of earthquake activity at all seismically-monitored volcanoes, examine web camera and satellite images for evidence of airborne ash and elevated surface temperatures, and consult other monitoring data as needed.
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