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ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATE
U.S. Geological Survey
Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 12:18 PM AKST (Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 21:18 UTC)


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

Unrest continues at Cleveland volcano. No activity observed in cloudy satellite images. Nothing significant detected in seismic or infrasound data over the past 24 hours.

SHISHALDIN VOLCANO (VNUM #311360)
54°45'19" N 163°58'16" W, Summit Elevation 9373 ft (2857 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY
Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW

Low-level unrest continues at Shishaldin volcano. A robust steam plume was observed in several satellite images yesterday afternoon, extending towards the north for about 50 miles (80 km) at an altitude of 10,000 ft (3 km) asl. This may be due to favorable atmospheric conditions rather than an increase in degassing. Earthquakes continue to be observed, but at decreased levels relative to the past few weeks. Web camera observations were obscured by clouds.

OTHER ALASKA VOLCANOES

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CONTACT INFORMATION:

Michelle Coombs, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
mcoombs@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

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