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US News warning level yellow! In the Canaries a volcanic eruption

16:15  15 september  2021
16:15  15 september  2021 Source:   travelbook.de

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threatens the popular Canarian holiday island La Palma threatens a nature disaster and it could come to a volcanic outbreak.

Die Vulkankette Cumbre Vieja auf der Kanaren-Insel La Palma © Getty Images The Vulkan Box Cumbre Vieja On the Canaries Island La Palma

Currently, the earth is constantly looking up and before the Canaries - the "Cumbre Vieja" on La Palma could be a volcanic outbreak. On the popular holiday island, measuring instruments of the National Geographic Institute (Instituto GeoGráfico Nacional - IGN) within a few hours more than 600 grounds of earth with strengths up to 3.9 on the judge scale - many quakes were felt for the population. Due to the anomalies, the IGN intensified the continuous monitoring of volcano activities on La Palma and the government has proclaimed the warning level yellow. What this means for the population and also tourists - Travelbook gives the overview.

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The "Cumbre Vieja": Earlier or later, the volcano will break out on La Palma

The volcanic batch "Cumbre Vieja" is located in the south of the island of La Palma, is 14 kilometers long and stands towards nearly 2000 meters in the sky. Through the impressive landscape with slovels, craters and lava fields leads one of the most popular hiking tours of La Palma. Now, however, the volcanic bread is extremely active.

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Luca D`AURIA, head of the Canary volcanological institute, recalls with "Cope Canarias" that the "Cumbre Vieja" on La Palma "An active volcano is and there will be an outbreak sooner or later ". According to the scientist, it is unclear when it happens: "It could be in a week, in a month or in 50 years." The inheritance of the National Geographic Institute of the South continued to west and occur in small depth, What speaks for ascending magma. The past earthquakes were registered at a depth of eight to ten kilometers. Another sign of the upcoming volcanic eruption is the surface deformation, as it is compatible with the "Pressure Center".

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The Government of the Canary Islands has proclaimed the warning level yellow due to the increased seismic activity for the Cumbre Vieja region. That is: intensified monitoring of volcanic and seismic activity and enhanced information of the population. Currently, there is no increased risk for the population, but it is called upon to pursue the news situation carefully. Of course, this also applies to tourists.

The last eruption on La Palma took place in 1971. Even with the earlier outbreaks on La Palma, stronger groundings went back.

Sources: Current information about the volcano activities on La Palma of the

Instituto Geográfico Nacional

Luca D`AURIA, Head of the Canary Volcanological Institute, in conversation with " Cope Canarias "

Volcanic eruption at La Palma: "Tourists can maintain their stay" .
© Desiree Martin / AFP The cloud of ashes emitted by the Cumbre Vieja is particularly monitored because it is likely to disrupt air traffic. A lava flow, then an uninterrupted smoke column. Since its eruption Entry on Sunday 19 September , the Cumbre Vieja volcano disrupts the daily life of part of the inhabitants of La Palma, one of the seven islands of the archipelago of the Canary Islands in Spain .

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