La Palma volcanic eruption – drone images reveal new island landscape on December 14 after more than three months of operation

La Palma volcanic eruption - drone images reveal new island landscape on December 14 after more than three months of operation

The Cambray Vijay volcano recorded strong eruption on Monday afternoon and re-entered a calm phase from Tuesday morning.

Pictures taken by the National Center for Volcanology (INVOLCAN) in the Canary Islands show that the volcano calmed down again on Tuesday, following an increase in its activity on Monday.

“But that doesn’t mean the eruption, which has been going on for three months now, will end soon,” said volcanologist Ruben Lopez. Short intervals have been observed before. “, He remembers.

Drone images released Tuesday morning show the extent of the lava now covering the island of La Pama.

The current situation is the removal of weak gas in the volcanic building. The current situation is the removal of gas in the video / volcanic building at 1:00 pm Canary time. The video is at 1pm Canarian time pic.twitter.com/4bXnQttFBO

– INVOLCAN (@involcan) December 14, 2021

Air traffic to the Spanish island of La Palma was again disrupted on Tuesday following a volcanic eruption. There is a high concentration of volcanic ash in the air and the wind blows eastward towards the airport.

Pictures from near the vents erupting at 12.35pm Canarian time / Pictures from near the vents erupting at 12.35 pm Canary time pic.twitter.com/SH5tT49hNd

– INVOLCAN (@involcan) December 14, 2021

As for lava flows, they erode and cover the land of La Pama Island. Most of the lava flows through major streams, which eventually flow into the ocean.

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Drone images released Tuesday morning show the extent of the lava now covering the island of La Pama.

The epicenter was reported below the ground, however; no tsunami alert was issued. “The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. But this does not indicate the end of the eruption of La Palma, as such an interruption has already been observed and there has been a further increase in activity.“. even though, “This is the longest tremor-free interval since the onset of the rash“, Reports Involcan.

The National Geographic Institute of Spain (IGN) detected 63 earthquakes in La Palma in the first hours of Tuesday, most importantly at a depth of 11 km, with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Funcalian scale. The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued at 8:30 am.

The quake struck at a depth of 39 to 3 km on Tuesday.

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