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Changed Alert Level At Kick 'Em Jenny Submarine Volcano

Changed Alert Level At Kick 'Em Jenny Submarine Volcano
A bathymetric map of the sea floor off northern Grenada showing the volcanic cluster surrounding Kick' Em Jenny.
(Media credit: NOAA and Seismic Research Institute, 2003)
Current Alert Level: Orange

ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad and Tobago (UWI-SRC) -- On Thursday, July 23rd from 1:25am to 3:00am local time, a strong continuous signal was observed on instruments monitoring the Kick ‘em Jenny submarine volcano.

Signs of elevated seismicity (earthquakes) began on 11th July and continue to present. For the period since the 11th July a total of more than 200 micro and small earthquakes, of varying magnitudes, have been recorded, with the largest, prior to the strong signal, less than magnitude 3.0. There have also been observations from divers of degassing occurring off the west coast of Grenada in the Moliniere Sculpture Park area.

This activity is being closely monitored by The UWI-SRC and further updates would be issued as more information becomes available. -