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El Hierro vulkaan
schildvulkaan 1500 m
Canary Islands (Spain), 27.63°N / -17.99°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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2012 (?) (probable second submarine eruption in June-July west of the island), 2011-12 (Oct-Mar, submarine eruption near La Restinga), 1793
Typical eruption style:
vooral uitbundig, basaltisch spleet erupties
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El Hierro volcano (Canary Islands, Spain): new submarine eruption has started

Monday Oct 10, 2011 11:38 AM |

Seismic recording showing the strong volcanic tremor under El Hierro volcano on 10 Oct (IGN)
Seismic recording showing the strong volcanic tremor under El Hierro volcano on 10 Oct (IGN)
It seems that a small submarine eruption has started 7 km south of the coast of El Hierro Island in the Canaries at a depth of 1200 m below sea level, in the Las Calmas sea. The eruption, inferred by strong tremor recorded by the Istituto Geográfico National (IGN), started at 10.43 local time (09:43 UTC).
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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011
Concern is growing that the El Hierro volcano (Canary Islands) could be heading towards an eruption, after seismic activity beneath the island increased strongly over the past days. More than 150 earthquakes were recorded on Tuesday alone. At least 20 earthquakes were larger than 3 mag Richter and could be felt by locals during the past 24 hours. ... [meer...]
 

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