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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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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that activity at Soufrière Hills decreased slightly during 17-23 May. On 23 May, several pulses of ash venting from Gages vent to the W produced ash plumes to an altitude of approximately 1.8 km (5,900 ft) a.s.l. and … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that activity at Soufrière Hills increased during 9-19 May. The seismic network recorded 17 rockfalls. An eruptive event on 13 May produced an ash plume to an altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and was accompanied by … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 2-9 May the lava dome at Soufrière Hills changed very little, based on measurable parameters. A small pyroclastic flow descended the E flank on 5 May. Light ashfall was reported in the Old Town area about … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 25 April-2 May the level of volcano-tectonic earthquakes at Soufrière Hills increased and was the highest since February 2006. Degassing from a vent above Gages Wall was audible in the St. George’s Hill area to the … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 4-18 April the lava dome at Soufrière Hills changed very little, based on measurable parameters. Overflights on 9 and 16 April revealed that the E side of the lava dome continued to erode and exposed more … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 25-31 March the lava dome at Soufrière Hills changed very little, based on visual observations and other measurable parameters. Fumarolic activity was concentrated on the NW and SE flanks, and at the head of Gages Valley … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that that during 11-18 March the lava dome at Soufrière Hills changed very little, based on visual observations on 12 March and other measurable parameters. The E side of the lava dome continued to erode, with material accumulating … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that that during 27 February-4 March the lava dome at Soufrière Hills changed very little, based on limited visual observations during an overflight on 29 February and from ground locations. The E talus slope continued to erode, with … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that that during 20-26 February the lava dome at Soufrière Hills changed very little, based on limited visual observations during an over flight on 21 February and from ground locations. The E talus slope continued to erode, with … Continue reading

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