Alaska Volcano Observatory
Atka volcanic complex reported activity
ATKA VOLCANIC COMPLEX LINKS
EVENT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Event Name : Kliuchef 1993/12
|Start:||December 4, 1993 ||Observed|
|Fumarolic or hydrothermal activity: ||
|Seismicity with no confirmed eruption: ||
|Eruption Type:||Not an eruption.|
From Smithsonian Institution (1993): "On 10 December AVO reported the following. 'On 4 December, following a M 5.1 earthquake at 1836 beneath the . . . island of Atka, residents of Atka village reported "rumbling" from the cluster of volcanoes that forms the N part of the island. At the same time, residents observed increased steaming from a fumarolic area on the flank of Kliuchef volcano and noted a distinct sulphur smell. A check of satellite imagery did not confirm any change in the surface state of the volcanoes. Late this week, the weather had deteriorated and no visual observations of the volcanoes were possible. . . .'"
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