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Kick ’em Jenny alert downgraded to yellow


Kick ’em Jenny alert downgraded to yellow

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ST GEORGE’S – The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) says the active underwater volcano Kick ’em Jenny has reverted back to alert level yellow.

According to a statement from the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, since activity was recorded on March 9 and intensified on March 12, the level of seismicity has steadily declined.

Based on this, the alert has been downgraded.

“At this stage, marine operators and the general public are therefore asked to be vigilant and observe the exclusion zone of 1.5 kilometres.

Kick ‘em Jenny is located between Grenada and the Grenadine island of Carriacou.

Between April 29 and May 5, more than 120 volcanic earthquakes were recorded by the UWI Seismic Research Centre.

The volcano last erupted in 2015. (CMC)