On Monday May 24, 2021 Dr Adam Stinton, a volcanologist monitoring the La Soufriere volcano in St Vincent indicated that over twenty earthquakes were recorded over the weekend.

Stinton said, “Since the morning of Friday, May 21, 2021, there has been a handful of earthquakes, just around 20-25. None of the earthquakes are large enough to be felt at the moment; the average per day is about 10-15 since the last explosion on April 22nd”. “We still have persistent steaming and gas venting from various features inside the summit crater.”

Stinton also indicated that there is no evidence of a dome growing inside the crater. He said that what recent photos may have shown was either an uplifted area as a result of magma which was extruded to the surface immediately after the last explosion on April 22nd or it’s just a build-up of ash as a result of that last explosion”.

The volcano continues to be in a state of unrest, and escalation in activity can still take place with little or no warning

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