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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION

ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATE
U.S. Geological Survey
Sunday, August 18, 2013, 12:24 PM AKDT (Sunday, August 18, 2013, 20:24 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

Elevated, sustained, seismic tremor levels at Veniaminof Volcano continue. The intracaldera cone has been mostly obscured by clouds over the past 24 hours and only weak thermal signals were evident through the cloud cover in satellite data. AVO geologists will attempt to make close in observations later today by helicopter, weather permitting. AVO has received no additional information from observers or pilots about the ongoing eruption.



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

No anomalous activity at Cleveland was observed in satellite imagery during the last 24 hours, and the volcano was not visible in the AVO webcam. 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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