CDEMA Situation Report #30 – La Soufrière Volcano, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (May 18th, 2021 – 9:00 am)

SITUATION OVERVIEW

A scientific update by the UWI Seismic Research Centre on 17 May 2021 reported the following:

Seismic activity at La Soufrière, St Vincent remained low since the tremor associated with the explosion and ash venting on 22 April.
In the last 24 hours, only a few long-period earthquakes have been recorded.
When the cloud is high enough, there is persistent steaming observable from the
Thermal anomalies, indicating high temperatures inside the new crater, continue to be detected by the NASA FIRMS alert system.

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