La Palma volcano (Canary Islands (Spain)) activity update: Yellow alert for Cumbre Vieja declared

Mon, 13 Sep 2021, 19:49
19:49 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND
Updated plot of the ongoing swarm.
Updated plot of the ongoing swarm.
The strong earthquake swarm is continuing beneath Cumbre Vieja, and now PEVOLCA has raised the alert level to Yellow, citing the repeated occurance of earthquake swarms since 2017, with this one being the strongest and also the shallowest, suggesting magma is slowly rising into the edifice. Measurements of Helium-3 gas flux are also indicating this.

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Mon, 13 Sep 2021, 09:31
Locations of recent quakes under La Cumbre Vieja volcano (Canary Islands)
A strong earthquake swarm started under the area of La Cumbre Vieja volcano in the southern part of the Island yesterday. So far, more than 350 tremors have been detected, including 14 quakes of magnitudes above 3.0 and 226 quakes between 2.0 and 2.9. ... Read all
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