Friday, November 04, 2011

Hierro Volcano, Canary Islands - John Seach

Earthquakes have increased at El Hierro volcano in the Canary Islands. This indicates continued submarine eruptions at the volcano. On 2nd November at 18:10 UT there was a magnitude 4.4 earthquake with a focus at depth of 23 km in El Golfo Bay. The earthquake was followed by strong harmonic tremor. On 3rd November there were new areas of yellow-green stained water above the eruption site. There are reports of a lack of marine life within a 1.5 km radius of the eruption site. On 3rd November there was bubbling water above the eruption site and areas of muddy water. On 4th November between midnight and 8:30 UT there were 15 earthquakes greater than magnitude 1.5. The volcano remains at RED alert.
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