Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion): seismic crisis ended
Fr, 9. Sep 2022, 19:3519:35 PM | VON: MARTIN
The local volcano observatory Observatoire Volcanologique du Piton de la Fournaise (OVPF) reported that the volcano-seismic crisis at the volcano ceased at about 19:00 local time yesterday.
Locations of earthquakes under the Dolomieu crater on 7 September (image: OVPF)
The crisis, followed the increasing seismic activity, started on 7 September at 16:54 local time represented by a weak ground deformation in the summit area. The ground has been uplifted by less than 1 cm. Earthquakes were located mainly beneath the northern rim of Dolomieu crater (only about 2-3 quakes per hour on average since the seismicity ended).
A new eruption is not ruled out, magma injection may come unexpectedly as happened in October 2019 or December 2020.
Source: Observatoire Volcanologique du Piton de la Fournaise volcano activity update 9 September 2022
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