Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Daily Report
Report for the period 6 pm 5 March
to 6 pm 6 March 1998

The level of volcanic activity over the last twenty four hours has been low.

Between 16.00 yesterday and 16.00 today there were 12 rockfall signals, 4 hybrid earthquake signals, 7 long period earthquakes and 13 volcano-tectonic earthquakes. The earthquakes have occurred throughout the reporting period.

Further long GPS occupations were carried out on the lines between Harris and Windy Hill and between Harris and Long Ground. Data are yet to be processed. A further long occupation is being carried out between Harris and Old Towne tonight.

Dust levels at Old Towne and Woodlands were raised today while levels and St Peters and St John's were low.

Residents are reminded to remain alert and listen to ZJB radio.

Montserrat Volcano Observatory