Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Daily Report
Report for the period 16:00 on 28 October
to 16:00 on 29 October 1995

There were fourteen (14) earthquakes located during the past twenty-four hours. The events were located in the southern part of Montserrat, mainly beneath the Soufriere Hills Volcano with focal depths ranging from 0-5km. The events were mainly volcano-tectonic.

Three eruption signals were recorded at 20:18 on the 28th, 03:26 and 08:57 on the 29th. No reports of any ash fall were received at the Observatory for the first two events. Ash and steam emission was seen from the Observatory for the 08:57 eruption. Broadband tremor followed all three events.

EDM measurements were made at all the sites today. The result for Tar River shows no significant change compared to the value obtained yesterday. The other baselines also showed no changes.

Visual inspection of English's Crater was made by helicopter. Steam emission was observed in the area of the July 18th vent. Otherwise there were no major changes.

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