Printer friendly versionALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY
Friday, May 19, 2006 9:10 AM AKDT (1710 UTC)
59°21'48"N 153°26'W , Summit Elevation 4134 ft (1260 m)
Current Level of Concern Color Code: YELLOW
AVO will cease 24/7 staffing today.
Effective May 19, 2006, AVO will cease 24/7 staffing. Since January 10, 2006, AVO has been staffed 24/7 in response to the unrest and eruption of Augustine Volcano. The level of unrest at Augustine has diminished to the point where 24/7 monitoring is no longer warranted. Augustine Volcano remains at Level of Concern Color Code YELLOW and AVO continues to monitor activity closely.
To report a volcanic emergency or unusual volcanic activity, please dial (907) 786-7497 and follow the spoken instructions.
ABBREVIATED COLOR CODE KEY
(contact AVO for complete description):
GREEN volcano is dormant; normal seismicity and fumarolic activity occurring
YELLOW volcano is restless; eruption may occur
ORANGE volcano is in eruption or eruption may occur at any time
RED significant eruption is occurring or explosive eruption expected at any time
VOLCANO INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET: http://www.avo.alaska.edu
RECORDING ON THE STATUS OF ALASKA'S VOLCANOES (907) 786-7478
Tom Murray, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 786-7497
Jessica Larsen, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAF-GI
email@example.com (907) 474-7992
The Alaska Volcano Observatory is a cooperative program of the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, and the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys.