Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Daily Report
Report for the period 5 p.m. 17 June
to 5 p.m. 18 June 1998

Volcanic activity has remained at a low level. The seismic network recorded 2 rockfall signals and 12 volcano-tectonic earthquakes today.

Samples were taken from the spring near the base of Chances Peak today. The water remains non-acidic and is luke warm.

Today, dust levels were low at all instrumented sites. A blue haze of sulphur dioxide was observed over Chances Peak.

Residents are reminded that the volcano remains in a potentially active state and that the loose deposits are readily mobilised by heavy rain. Residents should continue listening to Radio Montserrat in case there are sudden changes.

Montserrat Volcano Observatory