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Mount St. Helens Volcano - Current Update

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:26 AM PDT (Friday, July 25, 2014 16:26 UTC)

Current Volcano Alert Level: NORMAL
Current Aviation Color Code: GREEN

Activity Update: All volcanoes in the Cascade Range of Oregon and Washington are at normal levels of background seismicity. These include Mount Baker, Glacier Peak, Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens, and Mount Adams in Washington State; and Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, Three Sisters, Newberry, and Crater Lake in Oregon.

Recent Observations: Activity at Cascade Range volcanoes has remained at background levels during the past week. This past Wednesday and Thursday evening, the Imaging Magma under St. Helens (of iMUSH) group set off 15 shots for an active seismic experiment to better understand the plumbing system of the Cascades’ most frequently active volcano as well as to better understand how continental crust is formed. The shots purposely created small earthquakes (too small to be felt) that can be seen on the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN) webicorder records. Information about the iMUSH experiment and goals are at; for webicorder records visit the PNSN website at

Source: Current Alerts for U.S. Volcanoes

Mount St. Helens VolcanoCam

Mount St. Helens Volcano Conditions Web Cam

This is a static image of Mount St. Helens, taken from the Johnston Ridge Observatory. The Observatory and VolcanoCam are located at an elevation of approximately 4,500 feet, about five miles from the volcano. You are looking approximately south-southeast across the North Fork Toutle River Valley. The VolcanoCam image automatically updates approximately every five minutes.
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Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
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Information courtesy of ...
U.S. Geological Survey, Vancouver, Washington
University of Washington, Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network, Seattle, Washington
USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory
Cascade Range Current Update
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