Printer friendly versionALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY
CURRENT STATUS REPORT
Saturday, January 28, 2006 12:05 AM AKST (905 UTC)
59.3633°N 153.4333°W, Summit Elevation 4134 ft (1260 m)
Current Level of Concern Color Code: RED
An eruption of Augustine Volcano started at around 23:37 AKST (0837 UTC). Seismicity increased in amplitude rapidly and the eruption duration was about 1 minute, although seismicity was at a high level at the local seismic stations for around 3 minutes. Further episodes of eruptive activity may occur throughout the night. Please refer to our hourly updates for the most recent information on volcanic activity. Ashfall advisories are issued by NWS and can be found at http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov/augustine.php.
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
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John Eichelberger, 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.