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El Hierro volcano
shield volcano 1500 m
Canary Islands, Spain, 27.63°N / -17.99°W

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El Hierro volcano eruptions:
2012 (?) (probable second submarine eruption in June-July west of the island), 2011-12 (Oct-Mar, submarine eruption near La Restinga), 1793
Typical eruption style:
mainly effusive, basaltic fissure eruptions
Last earthquakes nearby

El Hierro volcano (Canary Islands) news & activity updates

Monday, Mar 17, 2014
Current seismic signal at CRST station in La Restinga (IGN)
Current seismic signal at CRST station in La Restinga (IGN)
Current seismic spectrum and tremor amplitude (CRST station)
Current seismic spectrum and tremor amplitude (CRST station)
What looks like a new swarm of earthquakes accompanied by strong harmonic tremor appeared on the southernmost seismic station at La Restinga. If it is not due to some local, human-induced work or malfunction, it suggests that the quakes are very shallow, since they don't appear on the signals of other stations. ...more [read all]
Saturday, Mar 15, 2014
Location of earthquakes under El Hierro since yesterday
Location of earthquakes under El Hierro since yesterday
A new swarm of earthquakes started yesterday. So far, almost 200 tiny quakes (none above magnitude 3 so far) have occurred in a broad N-S oriented area beneath the NE part of the island at around 18 km depth. ...more

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