23 Dec The eruptive column has started to climb again and earthquakes felt with intensity III-IV.
The eruptive column has started to climb again and earthquakes felt with intensity III-IV.
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Earthquake magnitudes, intensity, and quantity increase and deflation of the eruptive centre is observed.
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 UTC 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, and the rest of the hypocenters are located at a shallower depth, around 12 km. The column height, measured at 6:30 UTC, was 3,500 m, showing an increase since the 8th of October (IGN, 2021). On October 9th the north part of the main cone collapsed, generating a wide an fast lava flow carrying large blocks downstream (GVP, 2021).