Increase in seismicity, volcanic tremor, and eruptivity at Tajogaite

Increase in seismicity, volcanic tremor, and eruptivity at Tajogaite

Earthquake magnitudes, intensity, and quantity increase and deflation of the eruptive centre is observed.

Group: Geological report
Subgroup: SEIS – VOLTREMPULS – ERPTINC – EQPOP
Source: Noticias e informe mensual de vigilancia

Since the last statement on the 2nd of October, 115 earthquakes have been located in the southern part of the island of La Palma, 12 of them felt by the population and 4 reach a maximum intensity III-IV in the epicentral zone. The largest earthquake, 3.7 (mbLg) occurred at 19:14 UTC yesterday afternoon. Earthquakes with epicentres as deep as 30-36km were recorded. Volcanic tremor pulses coincided with moments of increased eruptive activity at the surface.

This video shows the production of water vapour in the white cloud adjacent to a large dark ash column on the 4th of October. Sourced from IGME (2021).

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