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Tanaga volcano (Andreanof Islands, USA) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 1 March-7 March 2023 (New Activity / Unrest)

Thu, 2 Mar 2023, 11:00 11:00 AM | BY: VN
At 2215 on 7 March AVO raised the Aviation Color Code for Tanaga to Yellow and the Volcano Alert Level to Advisory due to increased seismicity. Earlier that afternoon, starting at about 1330, seismicity began to increase and by around 2045 earthquakes were occurring at a rate of 2-3 per minute. The events were located at shallow depths and the largest events were M2-3.

Source: US Geological Survey Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2023. Report on Tanaga. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 22 February-28 February 2023. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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