February 19 , 2019. EN. La Réunion : Piton de la Fournaise , Update 16h45.
February 19 , 2019.
La Réunion : Piton de la Fournaise , Update 16h45.
Activity bulletin from Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 3:15 pm (local time).
Since 15:00 local time, a new seismic crisis is recorded on the instruments of the Volcanological Observatory of Piton de la Fournaise. This seismic crisis is for the moment accompanied by no rapid deformation. It shows a weakening of the rocks that can be associated with an injection of magma towards the surface. An eruption is possible in the near future , next minutes or hours
This activity is currently focused on the area where the previous eruption occurred (ended last night).
Source : OVPF.