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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION
(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
(2) Issued: (20161230/0843Z)
(3) Volcano: Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)
(4) Current Color Code: ORANGE
(5) Previous Color Code: ORANGE
(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: Seismic data from nearby islands detected an increase in discrete volcanic seismicity from Bogoslof volcano starting at 19:00 Dec 29 AKST (04:00 UTC Dec 30) today. The activity progressed, merging into a continuous tremor sequence indicative of a possible ash-producing eruption, as was seen with the eruption on December 21. Nothing has yet been observed in satellite data and no lightning strikes associated with an ash cloud have yet been detected. We will provide additional details once they are available.
(12) Volcanic cloud height: Unknown
(13) Other volcanic cloud information: Unknown
(14) Remarks: Status of the ash cloud can be found at the Alaska Aviation Weather Unit website at http://aawu.arh.noaa.gov/
(15) Contacts: Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
mcoombs@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Pavel Izbekov, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
pavel@gi.alaska.edu (907) 322-4085
(16) Next Notice:

AVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice

Volcano: Bogoslof (VNUM #311300)

Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH

Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Issued: Thursday, December 29, 2016, 11:43 PM AKST
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: Seismic data from nearby islands detected an increase in discrete volcanic seismicity from Bogoslof volcano starting at 19:00 Dec 29 AKST (04:00 UTC Dec 30) today. The activity progressed, merging into a continuous tremor sequence indicative of a possible ash-producing eruption, as was seen with the eruption on December 21. Nothing has yet been observed in satellite data and no lightning strikes associated with an ash cloud have yet been detected. We will provide additional details once they are available.


Recent Observations:
[Volcanic cloud height] Unknown
[Other volcanic cloud information] Unknown

Remarks: Status of the ash cloud can be found at the Alaska Aviation Weather Unit website at http://aawu.arh.noaa.gov/

Contacts: Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
mcoombs@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Pavel Izbekov, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
pavel@gi.alaska.edu (907) 322-4085

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