Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Daily Report
Report for the period 6pm 30 April
to 6pm 1 May 1998

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

Between 4pm yesterday and 4pm today there were 5 rockfall signals and 5 volcano-tectonic and 1 long-period earthquakes.

The reflector on the northern crater wall was shot from Windy Hill today. The measurements confirmed the slowing in movement of the northern wall. A GPS station was set up on Windy Hill which will start running tomorrow with the permanent stations on the volcano.

Dust levels at all monitoring stations were low today.

Residents are reminded that the volcano remains in an active state, and that they should continue listening to Radio Montserrat in case the present quiet situation at the volcano changes suddenly.

Montserrat Volcano Observatory