An Aerial reconnaissance conducted today Wednesday, December 30 indicates that there are no significant changes at the La Soufriere Volcano since Tuesday, December 29th, 2020. Magma continues to ooze to the surface and the dome has increased in size.
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A small lava dome with fresh magma can be seen here as a black mound at the base of the existing dome in the crater at La Soufriere volcano, St. Vincent. Fresh magma has made a way to the surface of the crater without associated volcanic earthquakes typically found in the Lesser Antilles. This is an effusive eruption similar to what is seen in Hawaii however the lava is not as 'runny'. The UWI-SRC and NEMO St. Vincent and the Grenadines are continuing to monitor this event and provide updates to the public. The public is is advised NOT to visit the volcano at this time. (Photo: Kemron Alexander, Soufriere Monitoring Unit 29/12/2020)
Alert Level at the La Soufriere volcano raised to Orange.
Orange Level means:
Highly elevated level of seismicity or fumarolic activity or both. Eruptions may occur with less than 24 hours notice.Read more ...