Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Daily Report
Report for the period 6pm 7 April
to 6pm 8 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 4 volcano-tectonic earthquakes and 3 rockfalls. The large mudflow signal seen at about 3 am this morning seemed to have occurred on the eastern flanks of the volcano.

Visibility was very poor today and no visual observation of the dome was possible.

Work continued today on the re-installation of further broadband seismometer.

Dust levels at Salem and Davy Hill were raised and all other monitoring stations were low today.

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

Montserrat Volcano Observatory