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Soufrière St. Vincent volcano
Stratovolcano 1220 m / 4,003 ft
West Indies, St. Vincent, 13.33°N / -61.18°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Soufrière St. Vincent volcano eruptions:
2020, 1979
Typical eruption style:
effusive (lava dome extrusion) and explosive

Soufrière St. Vincent volcano: eruption news and activity updates

Mon, 18 Jan 2021, 11:14
The actively growing lava dome in comparison to the 1979 lava dome (image: UWI-SRC)
The effusive eruption of the volcano continues accompanied by actively growing lava dome. Read more... read all
Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 08:28
Higher and bigger actively lava dome on the edge of the 1979 lava dome (image: @scarlett_jazmin/twitter)
The effusive eruption of the volcano continues. Read more... read all
Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 09:23
Actively growing lava dome associated with elevated surface temperature visible from space (image: Sentinel 2)
The effusive eruption of the volcano continues and has remained essentially unchanged since the last update. Read more... read all
Wed, 30 Dec 2020, 08:35
New lava dome growth accompanied with lava effusion at Soufrière St. Vincent volcano (image: @uwiseismic/twitter)
The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC) in collaboration with National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) reported that visual observations on 29 December 2020 confirmed a new lava dome growth located on the edge of the old lava dome from 1979, forming a "dome on rim of the dome". An effusive eruption of the volcano is accompanied with oozing lava and fumarolic activity. Read more... read all

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