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Earthquake swarm in Katla volcano caldera | Jón Frímann volcano and earthquake blog

January 30, 2012

 

Earthquake swarm in Katla volcano caldera | Jón Frímann volcano and earthquake blog.

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  1. February 1, 2012 2:38 am

    Heads up everyone:

    Alaska Cleveland Volcano Alert
    New status is Orange

    A new Lava dome is building in the summit crater.

    It was 130 feet in Diameter as of January 30, 2012.

    On February 1, 2012 the AVO/USGS issued a Volcanic Activity Notice on the Cleveland Volcano raising the status from YELLOW to ORANGE.

    A ORANGE status indicates that the Cleveland Volcano is exhibiting heightened or escalating unrest with increased potential of eruption, timeframe uncertain, OR eruption is underway with no or minor volcanic-ash emissions [ash-plume height specified, if possible].

    Complete details are available at the Alaska Volcano Observatory (avo.alaska.edu)

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