The lava leaving the old summit volcano since it came into eruption Last Sunday has already covered a total of 154 hectares and razed 320 buildings, according to satellite follow-up of the European Union Copernicus program.
The eruption continues to show the same fishing erupting style, with a stonbolian mechanism, in a fissure in the north-southwest direction. The new mouth is very close to other active. The average approximate speed of lava wash front advance is 200 m / h, continuing its progress towards the sea ", with maximum thicknesses of around 10-12 meters.
The volcanic traffic light on the island is maintained in red, in an emergency situation, and the eruptive process continues.
In fact, at the last minute of the afternoon of this Monday, a new eruptive mouth was recorded 900 meters from the main one, which has forced the preventive eviction of the neighbors of Tacande, next to the area, in the municipality of El Paso.Updated Date: 22 September 2021, 19:51