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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION

ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY STATUS REPORT
U.S. Geological Survey
Friday, August 1, 2008, 12:31 PM AKDT (Friday, August 1, 2008, 20:31 UTC)


OKMOK VOLCANO (VNUM #311290)
53°23'49" N 168°9'58" W, Summit Elevation 3520 ft (1073 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Satellite images indicate the ash plume at Okmok is reaching peak altitudes of 30,000 to 35,000 ft. and moving west to southwest from the volcano. Continuous and pulsating tremor continue with little change.

Stronger explosive activity could resume at any time with little or no warning.


Please see http://www.avo.alaska.edu/activity/Okmok.php for more information.

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

A consistent strong thermal anomaly is observed in satellite images through the past day, suggesting a lava flow at the surface.



Please see http://www.avo.alaska.edu/activity/Cleveland.php for more information.



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RECORDING ON THE STATUS OF ALASKA'S VOLCANOES (907) 786-7478

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Chris Waythomas, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
chris@usgs.gov, (907)786-7497

Steve McNutt, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI
steve@giseis.alaska.edu (907)978-5458

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