Why does montserrat have volcanoes?

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A very long time ago, An undersea volcano erupted from the ocean's floor. Spewing its lava (molten rock), the volcano built an undersea mountain that grew higher and higher, eventually growing above the surface of the sea.
This was the beginning of the island we now call "Montserrat". Eventually the volcano calmed down and life colonized, Every since then there has always been moving magma under the Ground and about 500 years ago another Volcano erupted making the rest of the Island.
About 80 years ago they started having earthquakes, these were not caused by what we think normal quakes are caused from. These were cause from Magma being forced into different areas of the Island (still underground) The quakes started getting worse when magma erupts like this and does not show it is called a phreatic eruption,
I guess to answer your question The Island of Montserrat was created by a Volcano and there has always been one there just not above ground until sometime in the 1990's, I think 1996.
I hope that helps answer your question
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Where is the Volcano Montserrat?

Montserrat is an island in the Caribbean. The island has a volcanicarea called Chances Peak found in the south of Soufriere Hillsisland.

How many volcanoes does Montserrat have?

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Why did the Montserrat volcano erupted?

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Who did the montserrat volcano eruption affect?

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Was the eruption of montserrat a composite volcano?

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Do montserrat have a volcano?

Yes it has two volacnoes. Standing lower then 3,000 feet but around that, i think they are now 3,000 feet because of all the eruptions... :D