A scientific update by the UWI Seismic Research Centre on 17 May 2021 reported the following:

  • Seismic activity at La Soufrière, St Vincent remained low since the tremor associated with the explosion and ash venting on 22 April.
  • In the last 24 hours, only a few long-period earthquakes have been recorded.
  • When the cloud is high enough, there is persistent steaming observable from the
  • Thermal anomalies, indicating high temperatures inside the new crater, continue to be detected by the NASA FIRMS alert system.

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