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Shield volcano 2631 m (8,632 ft)
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Piton de la Fournaise volcano news & updates:
Piton de la Fournaise volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION STARTED AT 2115Z OBS VA DTG: 13/2100Z
Thursday Jul 13, 2017 21:45 PM |
Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 13 Jul 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX01 at 21:40 UTC, 13/07/17 from LFPW
VOLCANO: PITON DE LA FOURNAISE 233020
PSN: S2114 E05542
SUMMIT ELEV: 2632M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/03
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION STARTED AT 2115Z
OBS VA DTG: 13/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: NO VA INDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL050
120/05KT FL100 280/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/0300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/0900Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/1500Z NO VA EXP
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.SMALL EFFUSIVE ERUPTION WITHOUT ASH
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Thursday, May 25, 2017
The unrest at the volcano continues - a new eruption could occur with little warning. ...
Friday, May 19, 2017
A helicopter overfly yesterday evening confirmed that the reported short-lived eruption did actually not take place: no fresh lava could be seen at the supposed site of the eruption. ...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
A new eruption (the second in 2017) began at the volcano yesterday afternoon with little precursory signs. The site of the new eruption is a fissure on the NE flank of the Dolomieu central crater inside the Enclos. ...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017
The first eruption of the volcano in 2017 ended last Monday. After having been stable for several weeks, tremor started to drop and both lava emission ceased quickly in the morning of 27 Feb at 10:00 local time. ...
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