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AVO VOLCANO ACTIVITY NOTIFICATION

ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY STATUS REPORT
U.S. Geological Survey
Sunday, January 19, 2020, 5:12 PM AKST (Monday, January 20, 2020, 02:12 UTC)


SHISHALDIN VOLCANO (VNUM #311360)
54°45'19" N 163°58'16" W, Summit Elevation 9373 ft (2857 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WARNING
Current Aviation Color Code: RED

Eruptive activity continues at Shishaldin Volcano, despite a drop in the level of seismicity. A robust steam and ash plume continues to drift to the south-southeast, as visible in web camera and satellite imagery and reported by passing aircraft. The volcanic cloud extends up to ~150 km (~90 miles) from the volcano with its top as high as 30,000 ft. Trace ash fall in False Pass has been reported. The color code and alert level are at RED/WARNING.

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