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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION

ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATE
U.S. Geological Survey
Monday, August 12, 2013, 12:23 PM AKDT (Monday, August 12, 2013, 20:23 UTC)


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

In the past 24 hours seismic tremor has increased at Veniaminof and persistent elevated surface temperatures consistent with lava effusion were visible on satellite imagery. The FAA webcam (Perryville) shows intermittent steam and ash plumes, with one this morning rising to about 12,000 ft asl. The plumes are being directed in a westerly direction.

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 and fog obscured satellite and web camera views of the volcano over the past day, and there have been no observations of volcanic unrest. AVO has received no other reports of activity at the volcano.


VOLCANO INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET: http://www.avo.alaska.edu
RECORDING ON THE STATUS OF ALASKA'S VOLCANOES (907) 786-7478

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Chris Waythomas, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
chris@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
jeff.freymueller@gi.alaska.edu (907) 378-7556



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