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Montserrat volcano collapse 13,000 years ago triggered smaller Caribbean tsunami

Britain's National Oceanography Centre (NOC) says tsunamis triggered by the partial collapse of the Montserrat volcano 13,000 years ago would have been much smaller than previously thought.
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On 25 June 1997 a pyroclastic flow travelled down Mosquito Ghaut on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. A large energised pyroclastic surge developed. This surge could not be restrained by the ghaut and spilled out of it, killing 19 people who were in the Streatham village area (which was officially evacuated). Several others in the area suffered severe burns.
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Research expected to advance understanding of volcanic processes

The Soufriere Hills Volcano on Montserrat erupted in 1995, and an international team of researchers has studied this volcano from land and sea since then to understand the workings of andesite volcanos more completely.
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Volcano covers neighbouring islands with ash

Ash from a volcano that has erupted on the Caribbean island of Montserrat has spread to neighbouring islands, forcing authorities to close schools in the French territory of Guadeloupe.
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The volcano here on Montserrat has partially collapsed. The event was about an hour long event. The pyroclastic flows went to the NE and E reaching the sea at the old airport and toward Trants.
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Even as Montserratians this weekend cleaned ash from their communities following last Friday's large pyroclastic flow, scientists at the Volcano Observatory (MVO) were yesterday recording more explosions throughout the day.
The MVO reported that just before 1:30 in the morning, a seismic signal was recorded that indicated an explosion had occurred at the volcano.

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Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano has been at a high level this week.
At around 6:40 am on 10 December there was a notably large seismic signal recorded associated with a relatively large pyroclastic flow down Tyers Ghaut. This flow had a runout distance of 3.5 km, stopping just beyond the west end of Lee's village.

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A pilot reported that the first event on Oct. 5, 2009 sent an ash plume to 12,000 ft and the second event reached to between 10,000 and 15,000 ft. The event this morning had a clear pulsating roaring sound associated with it. Thunder was also associated with this event.
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Recent volcanic activity
A plume of dust and ash was shot more than three kilometres into the sky by the Montserrat volcano today.

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Report for the period 26 December 2008 2 January 2009
Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano increased significantly during the past week with lava extrusion on the top, north, west and south-west side of the dome, as well as further ash venting at the top of the dome and pyroclastic flows down on Chances Peaks side, Plymouth and in Tyers Ghaut.


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