El Hierro volcano (Canary Islands): magnitude 2.9 earthquake
Fr, 10. Feb 2017, 08:5108:51 AM | VON: T
A magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 14 km depth occurred last night (shortly before 23pm) approx. 7 km southwest of La Restinga.
Location of last night's earthquake near La Restinga (El Hierro)
Whether the quake is volcanic in origin is impossible to say. The volcanic system of EL Hierro otherwise seems calm at the moment.
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