CDEMA Situation Report #16 – Volcanic Eruptions Continue at La Soufrière, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (April 17th, 2021 – 8:00 pm)


The following was reported in the NEMO, St Vincent and the Grenadines, La Soufriere Bulletin #66, April 17, 2021 at 11:00am:

The swarm of long-period and hybrid earthquakes continued at La Soufrière Volcano.
The rate of occurrence of these earthquakes dropped significantly at about 8 pm on 16 April and has remained near-constant since.
No episodes of tremor have been recorded in the last 12 hours.
The new crater, measures approximately 900 m N to S and at least 750 m E to W. The crater is thought to be at least 100 m deep (Raphael Grandin, IPGP) and is centered in the SW sector of the Summit Crater.

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