Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Daily Report
Report for the period 5 p.m. 9 August
to 5 p.m. 10 August 1998

The level of activity at the volcano remained low today. There were 5 volcano-tectonic earthquakes, 1 long period earthquake and 7 rockfalls.

COSPEC measurements were made from the MV Shamrock II today, the results will be reported tomorrow. A strong smell of sulphur dioxide was reported today by MVO field teams at Whites and near Plymouth.

Despite the heavy rain last night, no mudflow signals were recorded on the seismic network.

There was a power cut today so there are no dust results.

Residents should continue listening to Radio Montserrat in case there are sudden developments in the state of the volcano.

Montserrat Volcano Observatory