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Severe Surges of Sargassum Possible Across T&T’s Shores Through May

Dome growth continues as the magma fills the space around the old 1979 dome. The period of elevated volcano-tectonic (VT) earthquakes which began on 23rd March 2021 and stopped on 26th March 2021. Effusive eruption continues at the volcano. Photo: SMU team
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La Soufrière Update #47: 50 Earthquakes Per Hour, On Average, Being Recorded

Dome growth continues as the magma fills the space around the old 1979 dome. The period of elevated volcano-tectonic (VT) earthquakes which began on 23rd March 2021 and stopped on 26th March 2021. Effusive eruption continues at the volcano. Photo: SMU team
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La Soufrière Update #46: New Swarm Of Volcanic-Tectonic Earthquakes Begins

March 23rd 2021. Central area of the new dome. Venting and steaming from the interaction between the old and new dome can be observed. Dome volume now estimated to be 13.13 million m3 and is 912 m length, 243 m width and 105 m in height. Photo credit: UWI-SRC
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La Soufrière Update #45: Small Quakes Continue As Dome Grows

March 23rd 2021. Right side of the new dome showing the spread along the crater floor. New material is now close to the fumarole along the old dome. Dome volume now estimated to be 13.13 million m3 and is 912 m length, 243 m width and 105 m in height. Photo credit: UWI-SRC
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La Soufrière Update #44: Volcanic-Tectonic Earthquakes Stop, For Now

March 19th 2021. Zoomed in view of the new dome. Steaming can be observed at the interaction of the new and old dome and at the fumarole along the old dome. Dome volume now estimated to be 13.13 million m3 and is 912 m length, 243 m width and 105 m in height. Photo credit: MVO, Thomas Christopher
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La Soufrière Update #43: Volcanic-Tectonic Earthquakes Being Felt In St. Vincent

March 19th 2021. View of the dome from the top of the Windward trail. Photo credit: MVO, Thomas Christopher.
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Scientists Observe Volcanic-Tectonic Earthquakes As La Soufrière Erupts

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Moderate to Severe Sargassum Surges Forecast Into April

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La Soufrière Update #42: Dome Continues To Grow In Length & Height

Feb 1st 2021. Zoomed in view of the new dome and its vent. Dome volume now estimated at 5.93 million m3 and 511m in length, 231m width and 93 m height. Photo credit: UWI-SRC, Monique Johnson.
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La Soufrière Update #41: New Drone Survey, Photos May Be Taken Tomorrow

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La Soufrière Update #40: Multiple Samples & Measurements Taken

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La Soufrière Update #39: Acidic Gases Can Cause Respiratory, Corrosive Harm To Humans