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U.S. Geological Survey
Saturday, April 10, 2010, 12:21 PM AKDT (Saturday, April 10, 2010, 20:21 UTC)

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 rate of small, shallow earthquakes at Redoubt Volcano continues to approach background levels of activity.

It appears less likely that this current episode of unrest will lead to resumed eruptive activity. Although the volcano remains somewhat restless, we would expect a greater degree of seismic activity, significantly elevated gas emissions, and melting of snow and ice on the lava dome if conditions were escalating toward eruption.

The Aviation Color Code remains YELLOW and the Volcano Alert Level remains ADVISORY. AVO will continue to issue daily status reports as long as the Aviation Color Code and Alert Level are elevated.


Chris Waythomas, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS (907) 786-7497

Jessica Larsen, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAF (907)474-7992

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.