La Palma volcano eruption update: new eruptive fissure opens, followed by strong magnitude 3.8 quake
Mon, 20 Sep 2021, 22:2622:26 PM | BY: T
Seismic signal of the 3.8 quake at 9.32 p.m. on La Palma
As suspected as a possible scenario earlier, the eruption continues to evolve as a new fissure opened around 9 p.m. local time in the area of Tacande, in the municipality of El Paso. It seems to be approx. 1 km west of the original vents.
Location of the quake, presumably close to the new eruptive fissure
The opening of the new eruptive fissure was followed by a relatively strong magnitude 3.8 quake at 9.32 p.m., widely felt by people in Los Llanos de Aridane, Breña Baja, Tazacorte, El Paso, Breña Alta, Fuenca.
Mon, 20 Sep 2021, 21:00
La Palma Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210919/1410Z ASH EMISSION STILL ONGOING to 15000 ft (4600 m)