Volcanic eruption in La Palma - 37 earthquakes in a few hours including one with a magnitude of 4.6, the strongest since the awakening of Cumbre Vieja.

Volcanic eruption in La Palma – 37 earthquakes in a few hours including one with a magnitude of 4.6, the strongest since the awakening of Cumbre Vieja.

The ground hasn’t trembled much in recent weeks in La Palma, in the Canary Islands, where Cumbre Vieja volcano activity remains of high concern. 37 earthquakes were recorded within a few hours.

after l “Tsunami de Love” Observed on Friday and several earthquakes, the Earth moved again around the La Palma volcano on Saturday at dawn with the mouth of a new eruption opening.

During the night from Friday to Saturday, at least 37 earthquakes were recorded on the island of La Palma, one of which was 4.6 degrees. It is the strongest since the eruption of Cumbre Vieja volcano began just one month ago. The aftershock was equally disturbing as it was recorded with a magnitude of 4.5. In total, 4 of these 37 earthquakes had a magnitude greater than 4. Already the day before, an earthquake 4.5 registered on the island.

All this does not bode well for the hours to come as the lava continues to flow at breakneck speed. This Saturday, around noon, she was traveling 1.3 kilometers per hour…

At 11.00 Canary time, the lava flow that bypassed Mount La Laguna yesterday continues to receive lava material that flows at a speed of 1300 m/h At 11.00 Canary time the lava flow that exceeded Mount La Laguna yesterday continues to be fed by the lava that Flowing at 1300 m/h pic.twitter.com/YZR6fwWjkw

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Exceptional flow captured by the Sentinel 2 satellite, which shows the extent of lava flow over much of the south of the island.

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As for the mouth of the new lava flow that appeared on Friday and is located 300 meters south of the main crater, specialists finally indicated that it was an old mouth reactivated by the recent eruption. Since Saturday, he has mainly spat out ashes.

After a swarm of earthquakes was recorded on September 15, Cumbre Vieja erupted on September 19. For about a month, the lava covered 736.9 hectares and gained space on the sea.

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