Cumbre Vieja volcano celebrates 50 days with no signs of an end to its eruption
volcano eruption old summit, on an island palmAnd It has been active for 50 days with no data indicating short-term termination.
The natural hazard that began on September 19, 2021 led to the evacuation of more than 7 thousand residents from neighboring areas, more than two thousand of them directly. They are affected by their stay within the vicinity of the volcano.
Of those people with homes in the blast area, 1,576 are residents of Los Llanos de Aridane, 391 are from El Paso and 122 are residents of the municipality of Tazarote.
According to the latest Copernicus observational update, which was made on Saturday afternoon, The lava has covered a total of 992.4 hectares since the eruption of the volcano on September 192,719 buildings and infrastructure have been damaged or destroyed so far.
For its part, out of 2,719 infrastructure damaged by lava, 2000 587 were destroyed and 132 were damaged; In terms of roads, 73.4 kilometers of roads are destroyed and another 3.3 kilometers can be damaged.
While, Air quality is particularly unfavorable during this weekend in Municipalities near the volcano: El Paso, Fuencaliente, Tegaravi and Los Llanos de Aridan.
However, according to the latest report from the National Directorate of Security (DSN), which was published at 08:00 this Sunday, Meteorology remains favorable for sea and air operations.
The seismic swarm has been recorded
As for earthquakes, The seismic swarm is still active south of Cumber Vega, where is the Earthquakes occur at depths between 10 and 15 km especially.
However, the volcanic process continues and the lava passes towards the northwest without affecting the new surfaces. In general, all castings are currently almost without movement.
finally, The Canary Islands Volcanic Emergency Plan (Pivolca) does not consider that there are data to suggest that the end of the eruption will occur in the short termThe decrease in seismic activity is relevant despite the quake, which was 4.5 to 36 km deep at the end of Saturday.
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