Soufrière St. Vincent volcano (St. Vincent Island, West Indies): latest image reveals 2021 crater

Thu, 3 Jun 2021, 09:08
09:08 AM | BY: MARTIN
New 2021 crater formed next to 1812 crater (image: @uwiseismic/twitter)
New 2021 crater formed next to 1812 crater (image: @uwiseismic/twitter)
A remarkable aerial image, taken on 29 May, depicts a new crater formed after the series of massive explosions during April this year.
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.

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Tue, 25 May 2021, 09:48
The image of the Soufrière St. Vincent volcano's summit crater depicts uplifted area accompanied by venting of steam and gas (image: @News_784/twitter)
After little more than one month since the last eruption on 22 April, the volcano continues at seismic unrest. ... Read all
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