- An Explosive Eruption At La Soufriere Volcano Took Place On Thursday 22nd April 2021 at 11.08 am. (By Ernesto Cooke) – The UWI SRC says an explosive eruption occurred at La Soufriere volcano on the Caribbean Island of St Vincent on Thursday 22nd April at 11.08 am . Following the explosion, the monitoring centre said the plume had risen to above 8km into the atmosphere.
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Published. Wednesday, June 2, 2021. In early April, the La Soufrière volcano on the island of Saint Vincent violently erupted - the first major eruption since 1979. In addition to sending volcanic ash and gas high into the atmosphere, the explosive eruptions blanketed much of the island in volcanic ash and rock, and triggered pyroclastic flows.
Soufrière St. Vincent is the northernmost and youngest volcano on St. Vincent Island. The NE rim of the 1.6-km wide summit crater is cut by a crater formed in 1812. The crater itself lies on the SW margin of a larger 2.2-km-wide caldera, which is breached widely to the SW as a result of slope failure. Frequent explosive eruptions after about 4,300 years ago produced pyroclastic deposits of ...
Jul 28, 1995 · Its eruption in 1902 was the third most deadly in historic time. About 28,000 people were killed by glowing avalanches of hot ash, which raced, at speeds estimated at 150 kilometers per hour, through the city of St. Pierre. La Soufriere Volcano, which erupted in 1718, 1812, 1902, and 1979, lies to the south on the island of St. Vincent.
Jun 16, 2021 · Soufrière St. Vincent volcano (St. Vincent Island, West Indies): latest image reveals 2021 crater. A remarkable aerial image, taken on 29 May, depicts a new crater formed after the series of massive explosions during April this year. The crater is located next to 1812 crater as can be seen in the attached image.
Apr 24, 2021 · St. Vincent volcano erupts in Southern Caribbean 01:44 With more than 10% of the island chain's 110,000 residents at least temporarily homeless, the local government does not have the resources to ...