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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: restless (2 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)
Typical eruption style:
Effusive
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Piton de la Fournaise volcano news & updates:

Piton de la Fournaise volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EFFUSIVE ERUPTIVE ACTIVITY IN PROGRESS SINCE 0640Z OBS VA DTG: 03/0700Z

Tuesday Apr 03, 2018 08:15 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX01 at 08:00 UTC, 03/04/18 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180403/0755Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: PITON DE LA FOURNAISE 233020
PSN: S2114 E05542
AREA: FRANCE
SUMMIT ELEV: 2632M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/01
INFO SOURCE: OVPF [IPGP], VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: EFFUSIVE ERUPTIVE ACTIVITY IN PROGRESS SINCE 0640Z
OBS VA DTG: 03/0700Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SAT DATA WIND FL100 080/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/1300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/1900Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/0100Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT DETECTABLE IN SPITE OF GOOD VISIBILITY
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORY.
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Previous news
View of the eruption site at Piton de la Fournaise this afternoon
Friday, Aug 18, 2017
The eruption continues with little changes over the past weeks and remains dominantly effusive: lava continues to erupt from the 14 July fissure feeding a growing lava field. ... [more]
The main vent of Piton de la Fournaise's eruption on 30 July 2017 - 09h05 (local time) (image: OVPF / IPGP)
Monday, Jul 31, 2017
The eruption which had begun on 14 July, celebrating France's National Day, continues with little changes during the past week. ... [more]
Piton de la Fournaise's new eruption this morning (image: OVPF webcam)
Friday, Jul 14, 2017
The volcano began erupting early this morning, making it the third eruption this year (after the ones in January and May). ... [more]
Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 13 Jul 2017
Thursday, Jul 13, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Distance variations at Piton de la Fournaise volcano showing inflation (Image: OVPF / IPGP)
Thursday, May 25, 2017
The unrest at the volcano continues - a new eruption could occur with little warning. ... [more]

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