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ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY STATUS REPORT

U.S. Geological Survey

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 12:46 PM AKDT (Thursday, April 8, 2010, 20:46 UTC)







REDOUBT VOLCANO

(VNUM #313030)


60°29'7" N 152°44'38" W,
Summit Elevation 10197 ft (3108 m)


Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY

Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW




The small earthquake swarm at Redoubt Volcano continues at about the same rate as yesterday (about 6-8 earthquakes every 10 minutes). Clear webcam views of Redoubt this morning show the snow-covered lava dome with typical vigorous steam and gas plumes issuing from the south side of the dome.



An AVO observation and gas flight is en route to the volcano.



The Aviation Color Code remains YELLOW and the Volcano Alert Level remains ADVISORY.






















CONTACT INFORMATION:


Chris Waythomas, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS

cwaythomas@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497



Steve McNutt, Coordinating Scientist, UAF

steve@giseis.alaska.edu (907) 474-7131



The Alaska Volcano Observatory is a cooperative program of the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, and the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys.