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Iliamna volcano (Alaska): alert set back to green

Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 08:38
08:38 AM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER
Alert level has been put back to "green", after a gradual decline in seismic activity has been observed since March 2012, even though some earthquakes are still being registered under the volcano.

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Wed, 9 Jan 2013, 06:00

Iliamna volcano (United States) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 9 January-15 January 2013 (Continuing Activity)

On 9 January, AVO reported that unrest at Iliamna had decreased over the past several months, reaching background levels. The Volcano Alert Level was lowered to Normal and the Aviation Color Code was lowered to Green. The report also noted that occasional small earthquakes had continued, but at a greatly reduced rate and magnitude relative to the peak of unrest in March 2012. ... Read all
Sun, 28 Oct 2012, 09:29

Iliamna volcano (Cook Inlet (SW Alaska)) activity update

Seismicity remains somewhat elevated. AVO has received no reports of activity at the volcano. ... Read all
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Iliamna volcano
stratovolcano 3053 m / 10,016 ft
Cook Inlet (SW Alaska), 60.03°N / -153.09°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Iliamna volcano eruptions:
1953(?), 1952(?), 1933(?), 1876, 1867, 1843(?), 1793(?), 1778-79, 1768(?)
radiocarbon-dated: 1650 ?, 450 BC ?, 2050 BC ?, 5050 BC ?
Typical eruption style
explosive
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