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La Palma volcano update: Earthquakes continue, becoming shallower

Wed, 15 Sep 2021, 05:31
05:31 AM | BY: T
Seismic traces of quakes under La CUmbre Vieja volcano (La Palma, Canary Islands) (image: IGN)
Seismic traces of quakes under La CUmbre Vieja volcano (La Palma, Canary Islands) (image: IGN)
The seismic crisis continues with no signs of slowing. More than 250 quakes large enough to be located were detected during the past 24 hours. Minutes ago, a magnitude 3.2 event at only 4 km depth occurred and was felt.
This quake can be seen on the seismic trace as the large green signal.

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Tue, 14 Sep 2021, 19:00

La Palma volcano (Canary Islands): likelihood of new volcanic eruption increases

Locations of recent quakes under La Cumbre Vieja volcano (La Palma) (image: IGN))
The volcanic-seismic crisis continues to evolve. During the past 24 hours, earthquakes have been moving westwards and become shallower, the National Geographic Institute (IGN) reported. ... Read all
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La Palma volcano
shield volcano 2426 m
Canary Islands, 28.58°N / -17.84°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) La Palma volcano eruptions:
2021 (Sep - ongoing), 1971, 1949, 1712, 1677-1678, 1646, 1585
Typical eruption style
effusive

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