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La Palma volcan

Mise à jour: 7 févr.. 2023 06:39 GMT -
volcan bouclier 2426 m
Canary Islands, 28.58°N / -17.84°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)
Last update: 3 juin 2022
Eruption of La Palma's Cumbre Vieja in Sep 2021 (image: Tom Pfeiffer)
Eruption of La Palma's Cumbre Vieja in Sep 2021 (image: Tom Pfeiffer)

The 47-km-long wedge-shaped island of La Palma, the NW-most of the Canary Islands, is composed of two large volcanic centers.

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Style éruptif tipique: effusif
Eruptions du volcan La Palma: 2021 (Sep - ongoing), 1971, 1949, 1712, 1677-1678, 1646, 1585

Derniers séismes proches

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
dimanche, 5 février 2023 GMT (1 séisme)
5 févr. 2023 03:05 (GMT +0) (5 févr.. 2023 03:05 GMT)
1.5

2 km
5.5 km (3.4 mi)
CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGION
samedi, 4 février 2023 GMT (1 séisme)
4 févr. 2023 22:39 (GMT +0) (4 févr.. 2023 22:39 GMT)
1.6

5 km
4.3 km (2.7 mi)
CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGION
samedi, 28 janvier 2023 GMT (1 séisme)
28 janv. 2023 13:37 (GMT +0) (28 janv.. 2023 13:37 GMT)
1.7

11 km
2.6 km (1.6 mi)
CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGION
vendredi, 27 janvier 2023 GMT (1 séisme)
27 janv. 2023 08:43 (GMT +0) (27 janv.. 2023 08:43 GMT)
1.6

9 km
4.3 km (2.7 mi)
CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGION
mardi, 24 janvier 2023 GMT (1 séisme)
24 janv. 2023 12:09 (GMT +0) (24 janv.. 2023 12:09 GMT)
1.7

12 km
6.6 km (4.1 mi)
Spain: SE TAZACORTE.ILP

Introduction

The older 2426-m-high northern one is cut by the massive steep-walled Caldera Taburiente, one of several massive collapse scarps produced by edifice failure to the SW. The younger 1949-m-high Cumbre Vieja, the southern volcano, is one of the most active in the Canaries. The elongated volcano dates back to about 125,000 years ago and is oriented N-S. Eruptions during the past 7000 years have originated from the abundant cinder cones and craters along the axis of Cumbre Vieja, producing fissure-fed lava flows that descend steeply to the sea. Historical eruptions at La Palma, recorded since the 15th century, have produced mild explosive activity and lava flows that damaged populated areas. The southern tip of the island is mantled by a broad lava field produced during the 1677-1678 eruption. Lava flows also reached the sea in 1585, 1646, 1712, 1949, and 1971.

La Palma Photos




See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS

Voyages au volcan La Palma

Visite à pied et d'étude aux îles Canaries: Lanzarote, La Palma, El Hierro et Tenerife
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mar., 8 févr. 2022, 00:57

La Palma volcano update: digital surface model of new cone

New DSM of the cone at La Palma volcano (image: INVOLCAN/INGV)
The volcanology institute INVOLCAN in collaboration with INGV Catania published a preliminary digital surface model (DSM) of the new cone as shown in the picture. Read all
sam., 25 déc. 2021, 21:30

La Palma volcano update: eruptive episode ended after almost three months

Degassing activity at La Palma volcano on 19 Dec (image: INVOLCAN/twitter)
The Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN) volcano observatory confirmed that the activity at the volcano ended on 13 December at 22:21 local time. ... Read all
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