Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion): eruption seems to have ended
Mon, 16 Feb 2015, 10:4510:45 AM | BY: T
After 10 days of relatively stable, mild effusive lava flow activity, the eruption seems to have ended last night.
Map of the erupted lava flows as of 8 Feb (little changes since) (OVPF)
OVPF reported that tremor disappeared Sunday evening 22:30 local time. No visible activity could be seen any more afterwards.
Alert level was lowered to vigilance, but access to the Enclos remains still limited for now, in case of a sudden re-activation, which is always a possibility.
Wed, 11 Feb 2015, 06:00
Piton de la Fournaise volcano (Reunion Island, France) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 11 February-17 February 2015 (New Activity / Unrest)
OVPDLF reported that during 11-13 February visibility of the eruption at Piton de la Fournaise that began on 4 February from vents located 100 m outside and to the W of Bory Crater was hampered by poor weather conditions; tremor remained elevated. Tremor began to decrease at 1700 on 15 February, intensely fluctuated, and then disappeared around 2230. Incandescence visible with a webcam likely indicated draining lava tubes. ... Read all
Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 12:25
La Réunion-based photographer Pierre Choukroun ... Read all