Saturday, July 01, 2006

A large outburst from Mount St Helens last night!


After weeks of cloudy weather, then clear weather with little activity, Mount St Helens burst back into the spotlight with a large outburst of activity at 11:30 pm (PST) last night. The event corresponded with a magnitude 3.3 tremor centered on the crater and probably indicates a sizeable section of the lavadome has collapsed. The full details including animations of the outburst are available on www.luscombe-carter.com.

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