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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, July, Aug)
Typical eruption style:
Effusive
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Piton de la Fournaise volcano news & updates:

Piton de la Fournaise Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EFFUSIVE VOLCANIC ERUPTION IS ONGOING OBS VA DTG: 19/1500Z

Tuesday Feb 19, 2019 15:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 19 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 19 Feb 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX01 at 14:44 UTC, 19/02/19 from LFPW
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190219/1433Z
VAAC: TOULOUSE
VOLCANO: PITON DE LA FOURNAISE 233020
PSN: S2114 E05542
AREA: FRANCE
SUMMIT ELEV: 2632M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/02
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: EFFUSIVE VOLCANIC ERUPTION IS ONGOING
OBS VA DTG: 19/1500Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT INDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL100
020/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/2100Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 20/0300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 20/0900Z NO VA EXP
RMK: NO VA CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORY
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Previous news
View of Piton de la Fournaise volcano crater this morning (image: OVPF)
Monday, Feb 18, 2019
A new eruption has begun at the volcano this morning. At 09:48, the volcano observatory recorded the onset of typical eruption tremor and announced the eruption which seems to take place from new fissures on the NNE flank of Dolomieu crater in the central part of the Enclos. ... [more]
Monday, Feb 18, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 01, 2018
The recent eruption halted early this morning after about 6 weeks. The activity had been slowly declining and was at a minimal level. [more]
VIew of the eruption of Piton de la Fournaise today (OVPF webcam)
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018
The eruption that had started on 15 Sep continues from the vent on the southwestern flank of Dolomieu crater. ... [more]
Saturday, Sep 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

 

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