The eruptive column has started to climb again and earthquakes felt with intensity III-IV are felt by the population.

The eruptive column has started to climb again and earthquakes felt with intensity III-IV are felt by the population.

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

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

Since the 8th of October there has been 214 earthquakes, 19 felt by the population with a maximum intensity of IV. The earthquake with the highest magnitude took place at 23:55 on the 8th, with a value of 4.2 mbLg at a depth of 38 km. Of the earthquakes located since the last communication, 39 are found at depths greater than 30 km, the rest of the hypocenters are located at a shallower depth, around 12 km. The column height measured at 6:30 UTC is 3,500 m, showing an increase since the 8th of October.

This video shows incandescent lava with large blocks flowing out from the vent on October 9th. Sourced from IGME (2021).

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