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Piton de la Fournaise volcano
Shield volcano 2631 m (8,632 ft)
La Réunion, -21.24°S / 55.71°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Piton de la Fournaise volcano eruptions:
1900, 1901, 1901, 1902, 1903(?), 1904, 1905, 1907, 1908(?), 1909, 1910, 1913, 1915, 1917, 1920, 1921, 1924, 1924, 1925-26, 1926-27, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933-34, 1935(?), 1936, 1937, 1938, 1938-39, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947(?), 1948, 1948(?), 1950, 1951(?), 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955-57, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1964-65, 1966, 1972, 1973, 1973, 1975-76, 1976, 1977, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983-84, 1985-88, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1998, 1999, 2000 (Feb-March), 2001 (March-April), 2001 (June-July), 2002 (Jan.), 2002 (Nov-Dec), 2003 (May) - 2004 (Jan), 2004 (May), 2004 (Aug-Oct), 2005 (Feb-March), 2005 (Oct), 2005 (Nov), 2005 (Dec)-2006 (Jan), 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 (Oct), 2010 (Dec), 2014 (June), 2015 (Feb), 2015 (May), 2015 (Aug-Oct), 2016 (May, Sep), 2017 (Jan-Mar), 2018 (Apr, 2x), 2018 (Sep), 2019 (Feb, June, July, Aug, Oct), 2020 (Feb), 2020 (Dec), 2021 (Apr)
Typical eruption style:
Effusive

Piton de la Fournaise Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20201207/0040Z NO ASH CLOUD OBS VA DTG: 07/0150Z

Mon, 7 Dec 2020, 02:15
02:15 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX01 at 01:59 UTC, 07/12/20 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201207/0159Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: PITON DE LA FOURNAISE 233020
PSN: S2114 E05542
AREA: INDIAN OCEAN [WESTERN]
SUMMIT ELEV: 2632M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/3
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS:ERUPTION AT 20201207/0040Z NO ASH CLOUD
OBS VA DTG: 07/0150Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND SFC/FL180
VRB/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0750Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1350Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1950Z NO VA EXP
RMK: NO ASH PRODUCTION
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=



Previous news

Thu, 1 Oct 2020, 13:53
GPS station movements detected at Piton de la Fournaise volcano during 18-30 Sep (image: OVPF)
The volcano observatory OVPF reported that the seismic activity at the volcano has decreased over the past day as the number of volcano-tectonic earthquakes have rapidly decreased. The seismicity remains active beneath the eastern flank. read all
Wed, 30 Sep 2020, 08:31
Ground deformation movements detected by GPS stations at Piton de la Fournaise volcano (image: OVPF)
The seismic activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels. ... read all
Tue, 29 Sep 2020, 07:17
Seismic progress during the past hours at Piton de la Fournaise volcano (image: OVPF)
The activity at the volcano has been increasing during the past week characterized by increased seismic activity. ... read all
Wed, 23 Sep 2020, 08:01
Earthquakes locations at Piton de la Fournaise volcano during 20-22 Sep (image: OVPF)
During 20-22 September OVPF recorded 21 volcano-tectonic earthquakes with magnitude less than M 1 located mainly under the Dolomieu crater at depths between 1.7 and 2.2 km. ... read all
Fri, 3 Jul 2020, 09:22
Dolomieu crater at Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 28 June (image: OVPF)
Today at 07:35 local time OVPF volcano observatory recorded seismic unrest at the volcano associated with rapid deformation. A new batch of magma could be rising inside the volcano's conduits. read all

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