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Map of the volcanoes in the Lesser Antilles and West Indies (courtesy: www.mount-pelee.com)
Map of the volcanoes in the Lesser Antilles and West Indies (courtesy: www.mount-pelee.com)
Major islands and volcanoes of the Lesser Antilles and West Indies
Major islands and volcanoes of the Lesser Antilles and West Indies
News & updates:
Fri, 6 May 2022, 03:00

Soufriere Hills volcano (Montserrat, West Indies): small rockfall followed heavy rainfalls

The location of the rain gauge in relation to the lava dome (image: Montserrat Volcano Observatory)
A smaller rockfall activity occurred at the volcano starting on 28 April at 22:50 local time until 1 May. ... Read all
Wed, 23 Mar 2022, 19:37

Soufriere St. Vincent volcano (St. Vincent) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 16 March-22 March 2022 (Continuing Activity)

UWI Seismic Research Centre and National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) lowered the Alert Level for Soufrière St. Vincent to Green (the lowest level on a four-color scale) on 16 March, noting that seismic and fumarolic activity were at or below background levels recorded prior to the 2020-2021 eruption. The La Soufriere trail remained closed due to the uneven and dangerous terrain. ... Read all
Fri, 18 Mar 2022, 01:49

Soufrière St. Vincent volcano (St. Vincent Island, West Indies): Volcanic Alert Level lowered to Green

Satellite image of Soufrière St. Vincent volcano from 18 January (image: Sentinel 2)
Volcanologists and scientists from the University of the West Indies (UWI) and Seismic Research Centre decided to lower the alert level for the volcano from "yellow" to "green" yesterday. ... Read all
Thu, 3 Feb 2022, 00:26

Soufriere Hills (United Kingdom) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 26 January-1 February 2022 (NEW)

MVO issued a statement about Soufrière Hills on 28 January explaining overall trends observed in monitoring data since lava extrusion ended in 2010. They noted that although activity at the volcano had been low when analyzed on a week-to-week basis, subtle trends have emerged in the data in recent months that indicate an overall but small increase in unrest. The number of volcano-tectonic earthquakes were low, averaging one per day since the last eruption ended, though during 2018-2021 the average increased from 0.4 to 1.2 per day. ... Read all
Wed, 1 Dec 2021, 04:36

Soufrière St. Vincent volcano (St. Vincent Island, West Indies): eruptive phase ended

The summit crater at Soufrière St. Vincent volcano (image: UWI)
Volcanologists from the University of the West Indies (UWI) ended their field research in St. Vincent and the Grenadines ... Read all
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