|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Cleveland (VNUM #311240)|
|(4) Current Color Code:||UNASSIGNED|
|(5) Previous Color Code:||YELLOW|
|(6) Source:||Alaska Volcano Observatory|
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|(8) Volcano Location:||N 52 deg 49 min W 169 deg 56 min|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||5676 ft (1730 m)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||A sustained pause in volcanic unrest at Cleveland Volcano over the last few months has prompted the Alaska Volcano Observatory to downgrade the Aviation Color Code and Volcano Alert Level from YELLOW/ADVISORY to UNASSIGNED/UNASSIGNED.
The last eruptive activity at Cleveland Volcano was a short-lived explosion on the evening (local time) of June 1, 2020. Since then, there has been no evidence from satellite observations of elevated surface temperatures, and there have been no observed changes in the summit crater.
Despite the current pause, the eruptive period at Cleveland, dating back to 2001, remains ongoing and future explosions are likely. These occur without warning and typically generate small clouds of volcanic ash that are a hazard in the immediate vicinity of the volcano, though more significant ash emissions are possible.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||none|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||n/a|
|(14) Remarks:||Cleveland Volcano is monitored with a limited real-time seismic network. This smaller network inhibits AVO's ability to detect precursory unrest that may lead to an explosive eruption, which results in it being designated as UNASSIGNED instead of the color code GREEN assigned to quiescent volcanoes with more instrumentation. Rapid detection of an ash-producing eruption may be possible using a combination of seismic, infrasound, lightning, and satellite data.|
|(15) Contacts:||Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
firstname.lastname@example.org (907) 786-7497
David Fee, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
email@example.com (907) 322-4085
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