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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION
(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
(2) Issued: (20170624/1954Z)
(3) Volcano: Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)
(4) Current Color Code: ORANGE
(5) Previous Color Code: RED
(6) Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
(7) Notice Number:
(8) Volcano Location: N 53 deg 55 min W 168 deg 2 min
(9) Area: Aleutians
(10) Summit Elevation: 492 ft (150 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary: No further explosions or ash emissions have been detected at Bogoslof Volcano since the explosive event at 0:40-0:44 AKDT (8:40-8:44 UTC), June 24. Since then, Bogoslof seismicity has remained low and nothing noteworthy has been detected in satellite, infrasound or lightning data. We are therefore lowering the Aviation Color Code to ORANGE and the Alert Level to WATCH. Additional ash-producing eruptions could occur at any time, and precursory unrest may be minor or not detectable.
(12) Volcanic cloud height: None Observed
(13) Other volcanic cloud information: n/a
(14) Remarks:
(15) Contacts: Dave Schneider, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
djschneider@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
jfreymueller@alaska.edu (907) 322-4085
(16) Next Notice:

AVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice

Volcano: Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)

Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Previous Volcano Alert Level: WARNING

Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE
Previous Aviation Color Code: RED

Issued: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 11:54 AM AKDT
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
Notice Number:
Location: N 53 deg 55 min W 168 deg 2 min
Elevation: 492 ft (150 m)
Area: Aleutians

Volcanic Activity Summary: No further explosions or ash emissions have been detected at Bogoslof Volcano since the explosive event at 0:40-0:44 AKDT (8:40-8:44 UTC), June 24. Since then, Bogoslof seismicity has remained low and nothing noteworthy has been detected in satellite, infrasound or lightning data. We are therefore lowering the Aviation Color Code to ORANGE and the Alert Level to WATCH. Additional ash-producing eruptions could occur at any time, and precursory unrest may be minor or not detectable.

Recent Observations:
[Volcanic cloud height] None Observed
[Other volcanic cloud information] n/a

Contacts: Dave Schneider, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
djschneider@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
jfreymueller@alaska.edu (907) 322-4085


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