Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion): eruption resumes once again

Fri, 30 Oct 2015, 07:23
07:23 AM | BY: T
Another (the third) eruptive phase began at the volcano yesterday evening. From 16:00 local time, the volcano observatory recorded an increase in tremor and new lava was seen in the vent after 20:00.
Shortly after 04:00 this morning, activity intensified further and formed a new active lava pond inside the large new crater that had formed early in the eruption near Piton Rivals. The activity is currently observable from the path leading to Piton Bert.

Previous news

Sun, 25 Oct 2015, 09:42
The lava flows from Piton de la Fournaise still active yesterday morning
The latest (second) effusive phase of the eruption ended yesterday afternoon. After 15:00 local time, tremor became discontinuous and lava effusion ceased. ... Read all
Thu, 22 Oct 2015, 14:13
According to local news, the eruption restarted today after 4 days of quiet. Observers detected minor strombolian activity from a small, 1 m diameter vent at the bottom of the large new cone. ... Read all
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