Volcano Update from Archive



ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATE
Thursday, May 1, 2014 11:50 AM PDT (Thursday, May 1, 2014 18:50 UTC)


SHISHALDIN VOLCANO (VNUM #311360)
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 cloudy satellite images over the past 24 hours. Webcam images of the volcano obscured by low clouds and fog. AVO has received no reports of activity or unrest over the past 24 hours.

VENIAMINOF VOLCANO (VNUM #312070)
56°11'52" N 159°23'35" W, Summit Elevation 8225 ft (2507 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY
Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW

Seismicity remains slightly above background. Nothing unusual observed in partly cloudy to cloudy satellite images over the past 24 hours. Web camera views of the intracladera cone obscured by clouds.

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

Satellite images obscured by clouds over the past day. AVO has received no reports of activity or unrest over the past 24 hours.



OTHER ALASKA VOLCANOES



Other Alaska volcanoes show no signs of significant unrest: http://www.avo.alaska.edu/activity/



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.



For definitions of Aviation Color Codes and Volcano Alert Levels, see: http://www.avo.alaska.edu/color_codes.php



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CONTACT INFORMATION:
John Power, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS

jpower@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497



Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI

jeff.freymueller@gi.alaska.edu (907) 322-4085

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.