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La Palma volcano update: New vent reported south of the main cone

Thu, 25 Nov 2021, 19:51
19:51 PM | BY: T
The new lava flow at Las Manchas in the afternoon (image: INVOLCAN / twitter)
The new lava flow at Las Manchas in the afternoon (image: INVOLCAN / twitter)
According to INVOLCAN, a new fissure (?) vent has actually opened south of the main cone, which has been feeding today's new and very well alimented lava flow that quickly reached Las Manchas to the southwest.
INVOLCAN mentioned that its velocity (presumably near the vent) was 600 m per hour at 5.15 p.m.:

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Thu, 25 Nov 2021, 17:41

La Palma volcano eruption update: new lava flow travels to Las Manchas, destroying power plant and cemetery

New lava flow on La Palma today (image: Gobierno de Canarias)
Activity had been weaker throughout the night and less lava was visible at night compared to previous days, but this changed dramatically in the morning: at around 9 a.m. local time, an episode of sudden increase in the emission of lava occurred at the main effusive vent, and around 11 o'clock, from some of the most eastern emission points, a new voluminous and very liquid lava flow began to pour out towards the southwest, traveling parallel to the previous flow labeled #10. ... 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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