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Alaska Volcanoes Update
Friday, April 11, 1997, 10:30 AM ADT (1830 UTC)
Okmok Volcano: 53.4°N 168.17° W 760 m (2,500 ft)
Eruptive activity at Okmok, which began February 13, is continuing
at a reduced activity. Okmok Volcano is not monitored
seismically and is not assigned a color code. Based on past
Eruptive history, lava flows and low-level ash emission could
occur without warning for a period of weeks to months.
Okmok is on the eastern end of Umnak Island, 75 miles southwest of Dutch
Harbor. The nearest settlements are Nikolski (45 miles W) and
former Fort Glenn military base (10 miles E).