Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion): eruption continues quietly
Di, 10. Feb 2015, 10:1310:13 AM | VON: T
The eruption continues without major changes. The volcano observatory OVPF reports low, but stable tremor levels. Webcam imagery from last night (before clouds obscure views) show that the eruption is mainly effusive with only weak explosive activity (weak spattering) at the vents.
View of the active lava flow at Piton de la Fournaise volcano last night
Currently, a small lava flow is active that extends approx 500 m from the base of the Dolomieu cone, enlarging the new lava field of partially overlapping flows at its base. The middle section of the lava flow is through a lava tube, making it invisible in this part on the webcam images.
Do, 5. Feb 2015, 20:38
The eruption continues with active lava flow effusion from a row of 7 vents on the upper flank of the Dolomieu crater. ... Read all
Mi, 4. Feb 2015, 12:44
A new eruption has started at the volcano, following a brief seismic crisis that started early this morning. Read all