La Palma volcano eruption update: new eruptive fissure opens, followed by strong magnitude 3.8 quake

Mon, 20 Sep 2021, 22:26
22:26 PM | BY: T
Seismic signal of the 3.8 quake at 9.32 p.m. on La Palma
Seismic signal of the 3.8 quake at 9.32 p.m. on La Palma
Location of the quake, presumably close to the new eruptive fissure
Location of the quake, presumably close to the new eruptive fissure
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.
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.

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