Volcano Activity Status

STATUS OF VOLCANIC ACTIVITY IN THE LESSER ANTILLES

Island

Potentially active volcano

Last Holocene Eruption

Historic Volcanic Earthquakes

Geothermal Activity

Saba

Saba

280 yrs BP

X

X

St. Eustatius

The Quill

~1700 yrs BP

X

St. Kitts

Mt. Liamugia

1843?

1620 yrs BP

X

X

Nevis

Nevis Peak

X

X

Montserrat

Soufriere Hills

1995- present

X

X

Guadeloupe

La Soufriere

1976-77

X

X

Dominica

MAD

MD

MTP

GSH

WM

MA

WW

VD

MPP

10, 320 yrs BP

10, 290 yrs BP

1020 yrs BP

1997

450 yrs BP

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Martinique

Mt. Pelée

1929-32

X

X

St. Lucia

Soufiere

1766

X

X

St. Vincent

Soufriere

1979

X

X

Grenadines

Kick’em Jenny

2001*

X

?

Grenada

Mt. St. Catherine

?

X

280 yrs BP – 14C age of activity; 1976-77 – Historical date of activity; 1843? – uncertainty as to whether or not event occurred

* – Submarine eruption; 280 – magmatic eruption; 1976-77 – phreatic eruption

MAD – Morne aux Diables; MD – Morne Diablotins; MTO – Morne Trois Pitons; GSH – Grand Soufriere Hills; WM – Watt Mountain; MA – Morne Anglais; WW – Wotten Waven caldera; VD – Valley of Desolation; MPP Morne Plat Pays. Data sources Lindsay et al., 2005a; Roobol and Smith, 1989, 2004; Smith and Roobol, 1990; Smith et al., 2015.

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