(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
(2) Issued: (20170822/1918Z)
(3) Volcano: Cleveland (VNUM #311240)
(4) Current Color Code: ORANGE
(5) Previous Color Code: ORANGE
(6) Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
(7) Notice Number:
(8) Volcano Location: N 52 deg 49 min W 169 deg 56 min
(9) Area: Aleutians
(10) Summit Elevation: 5676 ft (1730 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary: A moderate, 1-minute-long eruption occurred at Cleveland Volcano beginning at 10:43 AKDT (18:43 UTC) on 22 August. The explosion was detected by seismic and infrasound (air pressure) sensors. Nothing has been observed in satellite data so far. We are keeping the Aviation Color Code/Alert Level at ORANGE/WATCH.
(12) Volcanic cloud height: N/A
(13) Other volcanic cloud information: N/A
(14) Remarks: Cleveland volcano is not monitored with a full real-time seismic network and this inhibits AVO's ability to detect unrest that may lead to future activity. We are able to detect explosive activity using infrasound and limited seismic instruments on the island.
(15) Contacts: John Paskievitch, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
jpaskie@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI jfreymueller@alaska.edu (907) 322-4085
(16) Next Notice:

AVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice

Volcano: Cleveland (VNUM #311240)

Current Volcano Alert Level: WATCH

Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Issued: Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 11:18 AM AKDT
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory
Notice Number:
Location: N 52 deg 49 min W 169 deg 56 min
Elevation: 5676 ft (1730 m)
Area: Aleutians

Volcanic Activity Summary: A moderate, 1-minute-long eruption occurred at Cleveland Volcano beginning at 10:43 AKDT (18:43 UTC) on 22 August. The explosion was detected by seismic and infrasound (air pressure) sensors. Nothing has been observed in satellite data so far. We are keeping the Aviation Color Code/Alert Level at ORANGE/WATCH.

Recent Observations:
[Volcanic cloud height] N/A
[Other volcanic cloud information] N/A

Remarks: Cleveland volcano is not monitored with a full real-time seismic network and this inhibits AVO's ability to detect unrest that may lead to future activity. We are able to detect explosive activity using infrasound and limited seismic instruments on the island.

Contacts: John Paskievitch, Acting Scientist-in-Charge, USGS
jpaskie@usgs.gov (907) 786-7497

Jeff Freymueller, Coordinating Scientist, UAFGI jfreymueller@alaska.edu (907) 322-4085

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.