Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Daily Report
Report for the period 6pm 4 April
to 6pm 5 April 1998

The level of volcanic activity over the past 24 hours has remained relatively low.

Between 16:00 yesterday and 16:00 today there were 16 volcano-tectonic earthquakes, 2 hybrid earthquakes and 7 rockfalls. A long period earthquake preceded one rockfall.

A series of theodolite measurements of points on the dome were made from fixed positions on the North-western side of the volcano.

Dust levels at all monitoring stations were low today.

Residents are reminded to keep listening to Radio Montserrat for any further information.

Montserrat Volcano Observatory