High levels of seismicity reported at the Kick ’em Jenny volcano

The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI SRC) has reported high levels of seismicity at the Kick ’em Jenny volcano. Since the episode began during the afternoon of 30 September 2018 quite a number of events have taken place.

The largest of these events occurred on Monday morning at 03:24 am, 03:35 am and 03:56 am (local time) of magnitudes 3.5, 3.5 and 3.3 respectively.

The UWI SRC is currently analysing the data and will update further after complete processing

The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) wishes to inform marine interest and the general public that the threat level remains at YELLOW – which means that the exclusion zone of 1.5 kilometres must continue to be observed.

NaDMA in collaboration with the UWI SRC will continue to monitor, update and inform as necessary.

Sylvan Mc Intyre (Supt.)
National Disaster Coordinator (Ag.)

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