Friday, February 13, 2009

Joanna Tornes reports on volcano activity.

Bexley Public Radio culture correspondent reports on volcanic activity outside Homer, Alaska.

In her first culture dispatch of February, Joanna Tornes said that the Redoubt volcano north of Homer was active with seismic tremors and that the Alaska Volcano Observatory is reporting a risk of volcanic eruption.

Tornes reports that the volcano is north of Homer about eighty miles and across the Cook Inlet.

Location of Redoubt volcano, in relationship to surrounding towns, roads, and other volcanoes.

As of 2009-02-13 03:31:49, the AVO reports that Redoubt Volcano has not erupted. Elevated seismicity is continuing, dominated by ongoing volcanic tremor and occasional small earthquakes.

AVO continues to monitor Redoubt 24 hours a day.

Picture Date: September 26, 2008

Image Creator: Janet Schaefer.

Image courtesy of the Alaska Volcano Observatory / Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Why isn't the New York Times paying attention to this?