Tidbit: Seismic swarm at Canary Islands volcano


“Here we show the detection of the onset of volcanic unrest on La Palma island, most likely decades before a potential eruption.”

Torres-Gonzalez et al., February 2020, emphasis added.

That is a remarkable success in volcano monitoring, if it verifies.

Cumbre Vieja last erupted in 1971.

Now let’s see how the world media and online community handle the ongoing swarm.

February 3, 2021: Here’s an outreach article (Spanish language) on the swarm with enough solid information to make me overlook this site’s refusal to let me access it while using an ad blocker.

Global Volcanism Program


Featured image: Louis Bordes, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0



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