28 Dec Two low-magnitude earthquakes felt by the population
Two low-magnitude earthquakes felt by the population
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Continued observation of geological activity as La Palma government organises the return or relocation of the population and reduction of the exclusion zone around the eruptive centre
Since the last geological report (25th Dec at 15:00 UTC), 47 earthquakes have been located on the island of La Palma, two of them weakly felt by the population. The magnitudes are between 0.9 and 2.8 (mbLg). 33 earthquakes have been located at depths between 10 and 19 km and 2 at depths of around 38 km. Intense degassing of the volcanic edifice can be observed. The height of the cone is measured, obtaining a value of 1,121 masl (IGN, 2021).