ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY DAILY UPDATE
U.S. Geological Survey
Saturday, July 30, 2016, 11:21 AM AKDT (Saturday, July 30, 2016, 19:21 UTC)
55°25'2" N 161°53'37" W,
Summit Elevation 8261 ft (2518 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH
Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE
Unrest continues at Pavlof. Seismicity has decreased since yesterday. No signs of continuous tremor . Occasional discrete events continue. This morning, web camera images from a remote site located at Black Hills (20 miles or 35 km NNE of Pavlof) show minor steam emissions with no evidence of ash. Satellite observations are mostly obscured by high clouds.
Activity is currently at relatively low levels. An increase in eruptive activity is possible and could occur with little or no warning. AVO will continue to monitor the volcano closely.
52°49'20" N 169°56'42" W,
Summit Elevation 5676 ft (1730 m)
Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY
Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW
Unrest continues. Satellite and web camera observations obscured by clouds over the past day. No significant activity observed in seismic or infrasound (pressure sensor) 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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