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Soufriére Hills volcano dome satellite image by (c) Google Earth View
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Soufriere Hills volcano
Stratovolcano, lava dome 1050 m / 3300 ft (changing!)
Montserrat, West Indies (UK), 16.72°N / -62.18°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Soufriere Hills volcano eruptions:
1995-2011, 2012
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Construction of lava domes.
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Montserrat Island by (c) Google Earth View
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Soufrière Hills, Montserrat: volcano news & activity updates

Soufriere Hills Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PLUME OBS IN STLT RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A

Tuesday Nov 19, 2019 13:30 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX25 at 13:26 UTC, 19/11/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191119/1319Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: SOUFRIERE HILLS 360050
PSN: N1643 W06210
AREA: W?INDIES
SUMMIT ELEV: 3002 FT [915 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2019/001
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.
ERUPTION DETAILS: PLUME OBS IN STLT
RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A
POSSIBLE VA EMISSION. WE WILL GATHER FURTHER
INFORMATION AND ISSUE A FULL ADVISORY AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE.
NXT ADVISORY: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE=

Previous news
Friday, Oct 11, 2013
MVO reported that activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano has remained low over the past week. The dome produced a number of rockfalls and a few volcano-tectonic earthquakes. Volcanic gas emissions were at average levels. ... read all
Wednesday, Apr 03, 2013
MVO reported that during 22-29 March activity at the Soufrière Hills lava dome was at a low level. ... read all
Thursday, Mar 21, 2013
MVO reported that during 8-15 March activity at the Soufrière Hills lava dome was at a low level. During a helicopter overflight on 8 March, scientists observed a large fissure in the cliff on the E side of the lava dome, part of which had existed since 2007. read all
Sunday, Feb 17, 2013
During 8-15 February activity at the Soufrière Hills lava dome was at a low level, although sulfur dioxide gas flux remained elevated following the activity during 3-6 February. The seismic network recorded one rockfall and one volcano-tectonic earthquake. ... read all

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