palm shivering: More than 40 earthquakes have been recorded on the island in the past few hours. Of these, it exceeded 3 on the Richter scale 4. The strongest earthquake, 4.8, occurred at 01:03 local time in Villa de Mazo, at a depth of 39 km. A few seconds later another event, with a force of 4.7, was recorded at the same point.
The wind brought yesterday exacerbate Air quality in municipalities east of the island of La Palma, particularly in Santa Cruz de la Palma, Breña Alta and Breña Baja: the authorities have asked residents to go out as little as possible and, if outside, use FFP2 masks.
The authorities of the Canary Islands have ordered part of the residents of the municipality of Tazacorte to stay at home after one lava flow The sea has arrived. The request was addressed to about 3 thousand people. This measure was adopted as a precautionary measure due to the possibility that contact between the lava and sea water could cause “Gas emissions harmful to health“.
The island’s airport remained closed yesterday for the third consecutive day due to the accumulation of ash.
New lava delta
lava summit Old, which has erupted on the island of La Palma since September 19, reached the sea again yesterday, at 12 local time: the new delta of lava that is forming in the area known as El Perdido, about 3 kilometers south of Puerto de Tazacorte and just less than 2 km north of what began to form on September 28.
It is this tongue of lava that has reached the sea that has received the greatest contribution in recent days.
The sudden contact with the ocean isAnother new surprise for this volcanoexplained technical director of the Volcanic Emergency Plan for the Canary Islands (Pivolca), Miguel Angel Morquinde, as reported by El Pais.
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