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Weekly VolcanoWatch [11 June 2009]

Posted by feww on June 11, 2009

Volcanic Activity Report:  3 June – 9 June 2009

Source: Global Volcanism program (GVP) – SI/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report

New activity/unrest:

FEWW Volcanic Activity Forecast:

[Continued from 4 June 2009 bulletin]

FEWW Moderators forecast  new volcanic activity/ unrest at 50 or more volcanoes throughout the rest of 2009.

List of the volcanoes to watch this year [and in 2010] includes:

Barcena (0.8), Socorro (0.8), Curacoa (0.99), Atitlán (0.65), Vesuvius (>0.6), Bazman (0.6), Mount Shasta (>0.5), Kaba (>0.5), Bandai (>0.5), Eastern Gemini Seamount or Mathew Island volcano (0.65), Fonualei (0.65), Mount Rainier (>0.5), Jan Mayen (>0.6), Thule (0.4), Sibayak (>0.5), Volcán Guallatiri (0.65), Taveuni (>0.4),  two or more volcanoes on the island of Hokkaido (0.65), E-san (0.7), Oshima-Oshima (0.7), Komaga-take (0.65)… Protector Shoal (0.75), Thule Islands (0.7), Tina Kula (0.8)

Figure in the brackets indicate probability of activity/unrest.

For other forecasts see also:

Ongoing Activity:

Latest U.S. Volcano Alerts and Updates  – Local time: June 10, 2009 22:05 AKDT (June 11, 2009 0605 UTC)

  • Redoubt Activity – Color Code ORANGE : Alert Level WATCH

  • Kilauea Activity  –  Color Code ORANGE : Alert Level WATCH

  • Mauna Loa Activity – Color Code YELLOW : Alert Level ADVISORY

Redoubt Volcano Latest Observations

2009-06-10 19:34:49 – The 2009 eruption of Redoubt continues. The seismic activity at Redoubt remains low, but above background levels.  The webcam images from DFR and the Hut show a clear view of the dome and associated steaming.  AVO continues to monitor Redoubt’s activity 24/7. (Source: AVO)

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