19 Dec Seismic activity in the south of the island continues
Seismic activity in the south of the island continues
Green traffic light
Pre-eruptive seismic activity prompts the yellow traffic light and evacuations
Since the last statement on the 12th of September until 8:00 (UTC) on the 13th, a further 1,255 earthquakes have been detected in the southern area of the island of La Palma, of which a total of 354 have been located. The magnitude of the earthquakes has been increasing in recent hours with a maximum magnitude of 3.4 mbLg, which was felt by the population. The depth of the earthquakes remains between 8 and 13 km (IGN, 2021).