Printer friendly versionALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY
Current Status Report
Thursday, August 10, 2006 11:30 AM AKDT (1930 UTC)
56°11'44"N 159°23'18"W , Summit Elevation 8225 ft (2507 m)
Current Level of Concern Color Code: YELLOW
Seismicity at Veniaminof remains low. Satellite and web camera views are cloudy today. No unusual activity has been observed.
Intermittent, short-lived, very small-volume steam and ash bursts from the intracaldera cone have been common over the past few years. Ash from these events is not likely to extend beyond the caldera rim. There are no indications that a larger eruption is imminent.
59°21'48"N 153°26'W , Summit Elevation 4134 ft (1260 m)
Current Level of Concern Color Code: GREEN
Based on the low level of activity observed at Augustine Volcano during the last few months, AVO lowered the Level of Concern Color Code from YELLOW to GREEN yesterday afternoon. Please see the August 9 AVO Information Release or the AVO website for details.
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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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Steve McNutt, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
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