Low-level unrest continued at Pagan Volcano throughout the past week. A steam and gas plume was visible in web camera earlier in the week. For the latter half of the week, seismic and web-camera data streams have not been transmitting. Nothing unusual was observed in mostly cloudy satellite images during the week.
Volcanic gas from Pagan may be noticed downwind of the volcano as a distinctive sulfurous odor. Additional information about volcanic gas and vog can be found on the web at this address: http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/hazards/FAQ_SO2-Vog-Ash/main.html
Access to the island may be …