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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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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)
Typical eruption style:
Effusive
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Piton de la Fournaise volcano news & updates:

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Thu, 1 Nov 2018, 15:29
The recent eruption halted early this morning after about 6 weeks. The activity had been slowly declining and was at a minimal level.
Tue, 2 Oct 2018, 08:52
VIew of the eruption of Piton de la Fournaise today (OVPF webcam)
The eruption that had started on 15 Sep continues from the vent on the southwestern flank of Dolomieu crater. ...more
Sat, 15 Sep 2018, 03:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 29 Apr 2018, 05:15
Map of the lava flows on Piton de la Fournaise volcano this morning (image: OVPF)
The eruption that began on 27 April night (at 23h50 local time) continues. Tremor intensity has been declining since the opening of the eruptive fissures near Rival crater on the southern flank of the summit cone of Dolomieu crater inside the Enclos. ...more [read all]
Fri, 27 Apr 2018, 21:30
Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 27 Apr 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 3 Apr 2018, 13:21
A new eruption has started at the volcano this morning, from a fissure vent on the NE flank of Dolomieu crater inside the Enclos, about 500 m from Nez Coupé de Saite-Rose. ...more
Tue, 3 Apr 2018, 08:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
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