ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATE
U.S. Geological Survey
Sunday, February 1, 2015, 10:34 AM AKST (Sunday, February 1, 2015, 19:34 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
Thermal signals at the summit of Shishaldin Volcano observed in satellite data over the past 24 hours. Clear web camera views from yesterday afternoon and this morning showed only minor steaming from the summit. Seismicity remains above background levels. Low-level eruptive activity confined to the summit crater of the volcano likely continues.
52°49'20" N 169°56'42" W,
Summit Elevation 5676 ft (1730 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY
Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW
Nothing of note has been observed in satellite data over the past 24 hours. No significant activity has been detected in seismic or infrasound (air pressure) data.
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.
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