Northern Marianas Volcano Resumes Activity

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posted on Mar, 3 2007 @ 03:23 PM
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Northern Marianas Volcano Resumes Activity


Source Link: www.khnl.com

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands A volcano on an uninhabited island in the Northern Mariana Islands has resume activity.
Residents with respiratory problems who live on the three most populated islands in the U-S commonwealth were advised today to take extra care.

The Emergency Management Office says the activity on Anatahan Island led to a sulfurous odor and visibility of six miles or less across the islands of Saipan, Tinian and Rota.

In 2005, Anathan Volcano spewed ash as high as 50-thousand feet and deposited ash as far away as Palau and the Philippines.
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