Printer friendly versionALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY CURRENT STATUS REPORTSaturday, May 9, 2009 12:38 PM AKDT (Saturday, May 9, 2009 20:38 UTC)REDOUBT VOLCANO
60°29'7" N 152°44'38" W, Summit Elevation 10197 ft (3108 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE
The 2009 eruption of Redoubt continues. Seismicity at the volcano has declined over the past 48 hours, but still remains elevated. Vigorous steam and gas emissions are visible in web camera images. This plume may contain minor amounts of ash near the volcano, but no ash has been detected in satellite or radar data.
AVO is monitoring the situation closely and the observatory is staffed 24/7. AVO will provide frequent updates of the volcano's status and the earliest possible warning of significant explosive activity and other hazardous phenomena.VENIAMINOF VOLCANO
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 at Veniaminof remains elevated. In the past 24 hours AVO has observed small earthquakes and volcanic tremor located near the intra-caldera cone. These signals are seen across the entire seismic network. No unusual activity was observed through cloudy satellite views.
VOLCANO INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET: http://www.avo.alaska.edu
RECORDING ON THE STATUS OF ALASKA'S VOLCANOES (907) 786-7478
Tom Murray, Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
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Steve McNutt, Coordinating Scientist, UAF
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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.