June 14, 2024



La Palma volcano: Lava ‘tsunami’ as earthquake intensifies eruption


By Euronews

Experts have described the latest volcanic activity on La Palma as a “tsunami of lava”.

Huge rivers of molten rock have been spewing from the crater in recent days after a 4.5-magnitude earthquake shook the island on Thursday and intensified flows.

The quake is the strongest recorded since the Cumbre Vieja volcano — on the island of La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands — began erupting almost a month ago.

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