Printer friendly versionALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY
CURRENT STATUS REPORT
Thursday, September 8, 2005 3:50 PM AKDT (23:50 UTC)
ALASKA VOLCANOES WITH ELEVATED COLOR CODES:
MOUNT SPURR VOLCANO (CAVW#1103-04)
61°18'N 152°15'W, Summit Elevation 11,070 ft. (3,374 m)
Current Level of Concern Color Code: YELLOW
The level of seismic activity at Mt. Spurr volcano remains above background. The volcano has been visible in satellite and web camera views today. There are no indications that conditions at the volcano are changing or that an eruption is imminent.
VENIAMINOF VOLCANO (CAVW#1102-07)
56.2°W 159.39°N, Summit Elevation 8,225 ft. (2,507 m)
Current level of Concern Color Code: YELLOW
Several minor bursts of ash occurred at Veniaminof late yesterday afternoon that rose several hundred meters above the active cone and were confined to the caldera. Similar activity occurred in early 2005. Satellite and webcam views were obscurred today by clouds. Several minor events were observed in seismic records today similar to those produced yesterday. There are no indications that more vigorous activity is imminent or even likely.
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RECORDING ON THE STATUS OF ALASKA'S VOLCANOES (907) 786-7478
Tom Murray, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
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Jon Dehn,Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAF-GI
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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.