Piton de la Fournaise volcano (Reunion Island, France) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 29 September-5 October 2010 (New Activity / Unrest)
OVPDLF reported that on 29 September seismicity from Piton de la Fournaise remained high. Earthquakes were located at the base of the volcano, and inflation was noted particularly in the E. A significant number of landslides were detected in the crater.
Wed, 29 Sep 2010, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
The Alert level remained at 1 ("probable or imminent eruption").
Source: Observatoire Volcanologique du Piton de la Fournaise (OVPF)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2010. Report on Piton de la Fournaise. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 29 September-5 October 2010. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Sat, 25 Sep 2010, 07:38
Unrest at Piton de la Fournaise continues and the volcano observatory has raised alert to level 1 (eruption in near or immediate future probable). Deformation at the summit and seismic activity indicate ascent of fresh magma beneath Dolomieu crater. ... Read all
Wed, 22 Sep 2010, 06:00
Piton de la Fournaise volcano (Reunion Island, France) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 22 September-28 September 2010 (New Activity / Unrest)
Starting on 14 August and continuing through 10 September, OVPDLF recorded a slow but steady increase in the number and magnitude of earthquakes from Piton de la Fournaise. Inflation of the summit area began in late August. A report on 13 September noted localized deformation W of Dolomieu crater and a small number of landslides in the crater. ... Read all