The Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad has notified authorities in the Eastern Caribbean that there has been heightened seismic activities at Kick ’em Jenny which is an underwater volcano located in the Southern Grenadines.
Kick ’em Jenny is located at 12°.18” N, 061°.38” W or 8 km 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 (5) kilometers around the summit of the volcano.
Director of Maritime Affairs, 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.
Dr. Richard Robertson, Director the Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad, who is currently in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will make a statement on this situation later today.