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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that seismic levels from Soufrière Hills were relatively low during 1-8 August. Sulfur dioxide emissions (tons per day) were significantly higher than emissions prior to the partial lava-dome collapse on 28 July. Unconfirmed reports indicated the presence of … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported no evidence of lava-dome growth at Soufrière Hills during 18-26 July. At least six eruptive events occurred during 20-22 July, each producing ash plumes that rose to altitudes of 2 km (6,000 ft) a.s.l. or lower. The ash … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported no evidence of lava-dome growth at Soufrière Hills during 11-18 July. Seismic activity remained low. The E talus slope continued to erode, producing minor rockfalls that descended into the Tar River Valley. Following a small swarm of volcano-tectonic … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported no evidence of lava-dome growth at Soufrière Hills during 28 June-4 July. Seismic activity remained low. The E talus slope continued to erode, producing minor rockfalls that descended into the Tar River Valley. The Alert Level remained elevated … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported no evidence of lava-dome growth at Soufrière Hills during 21-27 June. Seismic activity remained low. Heavy rainfall resulted in minor mudflows down the Belham River. The E talus slope continued to erode, producing minor rockfalls that descended into … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported no evidence of lava-dome growth at Soufrière Hills during 14-20 June. Seismic activity remained low. On 19 June, mild ash venting from the Gages vent (to the W) resulted in an ash plume that rose to an altitude … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported no evidence of lava-dome growth at Soufrière Hills during 31 May-6 June. Seismic activity remained low. The Alert Level remained elevated at 4 (on a scale of 0-5). Source: Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) – “Reports provided courtesy of … Continue reading

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