Source: Strange Sounds

The Scientific Committee has reevaluated the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption and upgraded its magnitude from VEI-2 to VEI-3. The classification is based on the volume of pyroclastic material ejected. Now, the eruption is mainly Vulcanian and displays substantial tropospheric injection.

This morning, La Palma recorded its first earthquake with an intensity of V-VI (strong to very strong). The M4.6 tremblor occurred at 10.19 hours in Villa de Mazo.

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