Volcanic eruption in La Palma - 'Massive' seismic swarm detected in the last 24 hours: 259 earthquakes including 14 felt by residents

Volcanic eruption in La Palma – ‘Massive’ seismic swarm detected in the last 24 hours: 259 earthquakes including 14 felt by residents

The volcano had a maximum intensity of 4.2 on the Richter scale and the epicenter was 13 kilometers deep, the highest seismic level ever recorded at that depth since the eruption began on September 19.

In the past 24 hours, 259 record earthquakes have been detected in the central region of Cumbre Vieja on the island of La Palma, and 14 of them have been felt by residents.

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u25b6ufe0f 259 earthquakes, 14 senses. 246 at a depth of 10-15 km (comfort > 20 km)
u25b6ufe0f Today’s Highest Score 6:42 UTC: 4.1MB
u25b6ufe0f Low levels of tremor (with intense heartbeats)
u25b6 ufe0f Column Height 8:45 UTC: 2,600 m
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– IGN-CNIG (IGNSpain) November 30, 2021

Seismicity does not slow down, quite the contrary. 246 of these earthquakes recorded in the last hours are at depths ranging from 10 to 15 km and the rest (13) at depths of more than 20 km.

Pictures of the eruption from Era Road (El Paso) at 1:00 p.m. Various mouths were observed expelling lava, lava and gases/eruption images from Camino de la Era (El Paso) at 1:00 PM. Various vents are observed to expel lava, lava and gases pic.twitter.com/rcpq9J3kee

involcan November 30, 2021

The maximum recorded volume is 4.2 on the Richter scale.

This swarm of earthquakes of magnitude V and VI can cause small landslides in sloping areas, near the active volcanic zone.

Flood in one of the new lava tubes in the upper area of ​​Takandi this afternoon (3 of 3) pic.twitter.com/7jJ39mWQ7F

involcan November 29, 2021

Finally, the volcanic activity is still very intense this Tuesday, November 30th with a large amount of lava continuing to come out of the volcano, Lava flows through previous flows.

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