ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATE U.S. Geological Survey Thursday, March 12, 2015, 12:40 PM AKDT (Thursday, March 12, 2015, 20:40 UTC)
54°45'19" N 163°58'16" W,
Summit Elevation 9373 ft (2857 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE
Nothing unusual observed in satellite data over the past 24 hours. Minor steaming at summit observed in web camera images from yesterday afternoon. Seismicity remains above background levels indicating that low-level eruptive activity may be occurring within the summit crater of the volcano.
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 unusual activity observed in satellite data over the past 24 hours. Web camera images today show minor steam plume at summit. No significant activity was detected in seismic or infrasound (air pressure) data during the past day.
AVO scientists conduct daily checks of earthquake activity at all seismically-monitored volcanoes, examine web camera and satellite images for evidence of airborne ash and elevated surface temperatures, and consult other monitoring data as needed.
John Power, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
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David Fee, Acting Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
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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.