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Eruptive fissure at Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 6 April (image: OVPF)
Monday, Apr 06, 2020
OVPF reported that eruption continues on the eastern flank. The seismic station records since 5 April 189 volcano-tectonic earthquakes at approx. 2 km depth beneath the southeastern part of the Dolomieu crater. These earthquakes testify to the weakening of the environment, either by a circulation of fluid or the emptying of a reservoir, most certainly in connection with the feeding of the eruptive site and its renewed activity. A risk of collapse of the crater is not excluded. ... [more]
Lava fountains at Piton de la Fournaise volcano at 15:00 local time today (image: OVPF)
Thursday, Apr 02, 2020
A new eruption has indeed started at the volcano, as could be confirmed when weather cleared to allow an overflight. ... [more]

Location of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean and its volcanoes (red triangles)
Location of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean and its volcanoes (red triangles)

 

Piton de la Fournaise volcano

Shield volcano 2631 m (8,632 ft), La Réunion, -21.24°S / 55.71°E
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On the flanks of Dolomieu crater, small spatter cones from recent eruptions dot the area
On the flanks of Dolomieu crater, small spatter cones from recent eruptions dot the area

 

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