Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion, France): increasing tremor

Fri, 14 Jan 2022, 00:21
00:21 AM | BY: MARTIN
Lava overflow continues to emit from the vent (image: OVPF)
Lava overflow continues to emit from the vent (image: OVPF)
Tremor has increased since about 10 Jan (image: OVPF)
Tremor has increased since about 10 Jan (image: OVPF)
The effusive activity at the volcano continues.
The Observatoire volcanologique du Piton de la Fournaise (OVPF) reported that seismic tremor has increased over the 72 hours.
Lava fountains continue to build the cinder cone around the vent where occasionally exceeds its height and feeding lava overflow from the vent.
The ground deformation measurements continue to detect slight deflation at shallow magma chamber level (2-2,5 km) reflecting magma intrusion and migration within the volcano edifice.
The seismic station detected 12 volcano-tectonic quakes with a magnitude lower than 1.5 over the past 24 hours.
Source: Observatoire volcanologique du Piton de la Fournaise volcano activity update 13 January 2022

Previous news

Mon, 10 Jan 2022, 16:22
Effusive activity along the southern margin today (image: OVPF)
The effusive activity at the volcano continues. ... Read all
Sat, 8 Jan 2022, 00:04
The lava overflow escaping the vent yesterday afternoon (image: OVPF)
The activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels since yesterday's afternoon. ... Read all
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