La Palma volcano update: No significant changes over night, intensity of eruption decreases
Mi, 6. Okt 2021, 09:3309:33 AM | VON: T
View of the eruption on La Palma this morning (image: Canarias TV live stream)
Depth vs time of quakes under La Palma
The activity continues more or less at the same level as described last night. Pulsating lava fountaining with strong ash emissions occur from the main vent at the summit crater, while lava effusion is visible from the lower vent.
Deformation from LP03 station (IGN)
The lava flow field has not changed much. Earthquakes have been less frequent during the past 24 hours, and there is now a trend of deflation, which could mean that the magma chamber pressure finally started to sink.
Overall, the intensity of the eruption has been slowly decreasing, although this can of course change again. But at least, these are reasons to hope for the people living in the area that the eruption might be calming down sooner than later.
Mi, 6. Okt 2021, 09:00
Di, 5. Okt 2021, 23:48
The eruption continued with no significant changes today, although the visible and audible intensity tended to decrease. The lava fountain from the summit vents was more pulsating and less intense, but still produced a lot of ash, which formed a plume that rose 2-3 km and drifted in westerly directions. ... Read all