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On Sunday, October 10, there was another lava spill from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma. The volcano’s last eruption was just three weeks ago.
The Cumbre Vieja volcano is getting the feel of it all over again. Three weeks later there was another eruption
As I mentioned Reuters According to Spain’s National Geological Institute, there were 21 earthquakes on Sunday, the strongest of which were 3.8. Some of the rock masses flowing down the lava are the size of three-story buildings.
Many buildings were destroyed in the village of Todok.
“The collapse of the northern flank of the Cumber Vega has resulted in the release of large masses of material and the emergence of new flows passing through the areas already evacuated,” the Spanish Ministry of National Security said on Twitter. The lava has also reached the industrial area of the Camino de la Gata.
From Monday, October 11, Spanish Navy personnel will be involved in helping remove volcanic ash.
Spain. Six thousand residents of La Palma have been evacuated due to volcanic activity
Since the previous explosion on September 19 Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted later Once The first in 50 years, 1,186 buildings have already been destroyed, and lava has taken 493 hectares of land. More than six thousand were also evacuated. The population of La Palma, which is about seven percent. The inhabitants of the entire island. According to the US News Agency, News agencyThe volcano has been spewing endless streams of lava for three weeks and there is no indication that this will change anytime soon.
Cumbre Vieja is one of the most seismically active volcanoes in the Canary Islands. Its activity was recorded twice in the last century – first in 1949 and then in 1971.
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