Level Of Concern Color Code: YELLOW
The number of earthquakes recorded in the vicinity of Akutan continues at a rate of about 60-80 per day. This rate is significantly lower than the more than 800 per day recorded on March 13 and 14. Data from four seismic stations are transmitted in real-time to AVO, which is now staffed around the clock to provide analysis and interpretation of seismicity. Although the threat of an imminent eruption has decreased from earlier in the week, the volcano remains restless.
The following scenarios are considered possible:
No Updates Will Be Issued Over The Weekend Unless The Level Of Seismicity Changes
AVO is closely monitoring the situation. Recordings of current information are available by calling 907-786-7478. Information on the Akutan situation is also available on the Internet: http://www.avo.alaska.edu/
PLEASE CONTACT AVO IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS: Terry E.C. Keith John Eichelberger AVO Scientist-in-Charge AVO Coordinating Scientist U.S. Geological Survey Geophysical Institute 4200 University Drive University of Alaska Anchorage, AK 99508-4667 Fairbanks, AK 99775 OFF=(907) 786-7443 OFF=(907) 474-5530 FAX=(907) 786-7425 FAX=(907) 474-7290 EMAIL=TKEITH@TARDADDY.WR.USGS.GOV EMAIL= EICH@GI.ALASKA.EDU