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Tenerife volcano (Spain) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 12 May-18 May 2004 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 12 May 2004, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
Local volcanologists reported that there was increased seismicity at Tenerife in mid-May, according to a news article. The article stated that during several days before 18 May there were "five successive low-intensity earthquakes in the island's most volcanically active zone in the area between Mont Teide and Santiago del Teide." The director of the Estación Vulcanológica de Canarias stated that the earthquakes, which were less than M 2, could be an early sign that something unusual was happening at the volcano.

Source: Yorkshire Post Today News
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2004. Report on Tenerife. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 12 May-18 May 2004. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
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