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Piton de la Fournaise volcano (Reunion Island, France) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 27 May-2 June 2015 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 27 May 2015, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
OVPDLF reported that the eruption at Piton de la Fournaise that began on 17 May ended on 30 May at 2050 when tremor was no longer detected.

Source: Observatoire Volcanologique du Piton de la Fournaise (OVPF)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2015. Report on Piton de la Fournaise. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 27 May-2 June 2015. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Fri, 22 May 2015, 06:44
Piton de la Fournaise's lava flow on 21 May (photo: Fabrice Juigner / facebook)
The eruption continues with stable lava effusion accompanied by stable tremor levels since Monday. Lava fountaining at the vent reaches up to 40 m height and the lava flow continues to move slowly towards the coast, from where it was still 3 km distant yesterday evening. ... Read all
Wed, 20 May 2015, 06:00
OVPDLF reported that the eruption at Piton de la Fournaise that began on 17 May continued through 26 May. After a peak on 17 May, sulfur dioxide emissions fluctuated but had gradually decreased overall. Lava-flow rates estimated by satellite data had also fluctuated but showed an overall decrease from 24.2 cubic meters per second on 17 May to 2.5 cubic meters per second on 21 May. ... Read all
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