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La Palma volcano update: Eruption increases, explosions becoming stronger

Fri, 8 Oct 2021, 11:12
11:12 AM | BY: T
Ground vibrations from explosions at La Palma today (8 Oct 2021)
Ground vibrations from explosions at La Palma today (8 Oct 2021)
During the past hours, the eruption has been becoming stronger, with pressure increasing in the main cone, our correspondent Victor from the Canarian volcanological society Volcanes de Canarias reported.
Strong ground vibrations from sustained, near-constant explosions can be felt in nearby areas, such as shown in the video taken at 9.17 a.m. local time from Tacande, at 3 km distance, taken a short time ago:

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Fri, 8 Oct 2021, 09:06

La Palma volcano update: Airport of Tenerife North affected by ash from La Palma

The ash plume from La Palma is threatening the airport operation of Tenerife North; some flights have been diverted to Tenerife South as consequence and operation of the North airport remains questionable if not unlikely in the coming hours. Read all
Fri, 8 Oct 2021, 08:46

La Palma volcano eruption update: activity stays elevated, second lava arm at coast, airport closed

The new lava branch at the coast south of the previous delta (image: Canarian Government drone video)
Activity continues with no significant changes as the eruption approaches 3 weeks, during which is has by now covered more than 430 hectares of land and destroyed over a 1000 houses and other buildings. ... 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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