Soufrière St. Vincent volcano (St. Vincent Island, West Indies): latest image reveals 2021 crater
Thu, 3 Jun 2021, 09:0809:08 AM | BY: MARTIN
A remarkable aerial image, taken on 29 May, depicts a new crater formed after the series of massive explosions during April this year.
New 2021 crater formed next to 1812 crater (image: @uwiseismic/twitter)
The crater is located next to 1812 crater as can be seen in the attached image.
The volcano continues at seismic unrest.
A near-constant gas and steam venting continues from the summit crater. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 461 tonnes/day on 20 May.
Satellite-based images confirmed that no actively growing lava dome appears within the summit crater at this moment and there is no indication that the volcano will return to a dome growing phase again.
Tue, 25 May 2021, 09:48
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