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Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

OVPDLF reported that during 22-28 December lava from Piton de la Fournaise continued to issue from an active vent in the N part of Dolomieu crater, beneath “La Soufrière” and about 200 m below the crater rim. Gas plumes often … Continue reading

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Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

OVPDLF reported that a seismic crisis at Piton de la Fournaise on 14 December was characterized by hundreds of earthquakes, many greater than M 2.5. On 15 December, an eruption began from two fissures inside Dolomieu crater and produced low-velocity … Continue reading

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Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

OVPDLF reported that the eruption from Piton de la Fournaise that started on 21 September from the inner W wall of Dolomieu crater ended on 2 October. The total volume of erupted lava was about 850,000 cubic meters based on … Continue reading

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Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

OVPDLF reported an increase of seismic activity beneath the summit of Piton de la Fournaise on 31 August. Deformation was also detected at the top of Dolomieu and, coupled with the increase in seismicity, prompted OVPDLF to raise the Alert … Continue reading

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Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

A small seismic crisis beneath the summit of Piton de la Fournaise lasted a little more than two and a half hours on 15 August. Deformation was also detected at the top of Dolomieu and, coupled with the increase in … Continue reading

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Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

OVPDLF reported that a small seismic crisis beneath the summit of Piton de la Fournaise lasted about 10 minutes on 4 August. The strongest earthquake was a M 1. Source: Observatoire Volcanologique du Piton de la Fournaise (OVPDLF) – “Reports … Continue reading

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