A new swarm of Volcano-Tectonic(VT) earthquakes began at the
La Soufrière Volcano at 6:38 am today. The numbers and
magnitudes of these earthquakes increased until about 8:30 am,
after which they continued at a fairly steady rate.
2. This swarm of Volcano-Tectonic earthquakes have been located
at a depth around 6 km below the summit of La Soufrière. This is
slightly deeper than the Volcano-Tectonic earthquake activities
recorded between the 22nd and 25th of March, 2021, which were
located at depths from 3 to 5 km below the summit.
3. The largest Volcano-Tectonic earthquake occurred at 9:20 am
with a magnitude of 3.5 and was felt by residents living close to
the volcano. Other VT earthquakes may have also been felt.
4. The alert level remains at Orange. The National Emergency
Management Organisation is reminding the public that no
evacuation order or notice has been issued.
5. The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) is
also encouraging residents especially persons living in
communities close to the volcano to be prepared in the event that
it becomes necessary to evacuate at short notice.

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