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Korovin volcano (Andreanof Islands, USA) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 28 October-3 November 2020 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 28 Oct 2020, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
On 28 October AVO raised the Aviation Color Code and Volcano Alert Level for Korovin to Yellow and Advisory, respectively, noting that activity was above background levels. Discrete earthquakes were detected over the previous two weeks and sulfur dioxide emissions were identified four times in satellite data on 15, 20, and 26 October. Low-level seismicity continued and no surficial activity was evident in cloudy or partly cloudy satellite images through 3 November.

Source: US Geological Survey Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2020. Report on Korovin. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 28 October-3 November 2020. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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