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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION

ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATE
U.S. Geological Survey
Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 2:11 PM AKDT (Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 22:11 UTC)


PAVLOF VOLCANO (VNUM #312030)
55°25'2" N 161°53'37" W, Summit Elevation 8261 ft (2518 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Ash emissions from Pavlof continue, but have been low-level and intermittent over the past 24 hours. Seismic tremor and explosion signals accompany the activity.

Persistent elevated surface temperatures consistent with lava effusion were observed over the past day in satellite images. Web camera views were partly cloudy. Wind trajectories suggest that low-level plumes would traverse to the northwest; however, no plumes have been observed in recent satellite images.

Technical problems have temporarily disabled the real-time seismic data feeds from Pavlof Volcano. AVO is working on a solution and hopes to restore the connection shortly. We will continue to monitor the volcano using data from more distant sensors and satellite imagery until the connection is restored.


VENIAMINOF VOLCANO (VNUM #312070)
56°11'52" N 159°23'35" W, Summit Elevation 8225 ft (2507 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY
Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW

Seismic tremor continues at Veniaminof, but with an apparent reversal of the trend of increasing tremor amplitudes over the past 24 hours. Web camera views were mostly cloudy, and no elevated surface temperature were visible in satellite images. We have received no other reports of activity.







CLEVELAND VOLCANO (VNUM #311240)
52°49'20" N 169°56'42" W, Summit Elevation 5676 ft (1730 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY
Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW

Low-level clouds obscured view of the volcano in the past 24 hours. No elevated surface temperatures were observed. We have received no other reports of activity at the volcano.

Sudden explosions of blocks and ash are still possible with little or no warning. Ash clouds, if produced, could exceed 20,000 feet above sea level. If a large ash-producing event occurs, nearby seismic, infrasound, or volcanic lightning networks should alert AVO staff quickly. However, for some events, a delay of several hours is possible. Cleveland volcano does not have a local seismic network and is monitored using only distant seismic and infrasound instruments and satellite data.







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CONTACT INFORMATION:

John Power, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
jpower@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Jessica Larsen, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
jflarsen@alaska.edu (907) 474-7992

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