The Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies in Trinidad is scheduled to make a statement later today (Thursday) amidst heightened activity at the Kick Em’ Jenny underwater volcano.
The statement will be made by Richard Robertson, director the Seismic Research Centre in Trinidad, who is currently in St. Vincent, the National Emergency Management Organisation in Kingstown has said.
The Seismic Research Centre has notified authorities in the Eastern Caribbean that there has been heightened seismic activities at Kick em’ Jenny, an underwater volcano located in the Southern Grenadines.
Kick em’ Jenny is located eight kilometres or 4.32 nautical miles north of Grenada.
As a result of the increased activities to at Kick em’ Jenny, the Government of Grenada has issued an alert to all maritime interests to strictly observe the Kick em’ Jenny Volcano Exclusion Zone of five kilometres around the summit of the volcano.
Director of Maritime Affairs in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Commander David Robin will prepare guidance notes and coordinates which will be issued to the maritime public locally, regionally and internationally during the course of the day.