La Palma volcano update: Quakes at La Palma are NOT artificial!
Sun, 24 Oct 2021, 23:2723:27 PM | BY: T
Unfortunately, there are currently articles going around in the net that misinterpret plotted quake epicenter data for recent quakes at La Palma. One should understand that reported quake locations are necessarily rounded values and if plotted on maps, are arranged on a grid, reflecting simply the margin of error of measurements, normally the size of the last digit after the decimal - if rounded to 2 digits in latitude / longitude, it is an approx. 1 km resolution in this case.
Quakes on La Palma apparently arranged on a grid - this is due to the rounding of latitude / longitude values (image: EMSC)
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La Palma Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20210919/1410Z ASH EMISSION ONGOING OBS VA DTG: 24/2100Z