Volcano experts called in to monitor Canary Island La Palma’s active mountain after hundreds of mini earthquakes are recorded in a week

Volcano experts called in to monitor Canary Island La Palma’s active mountain after hundreds of mini earthquakes are recorded in a week:

  • Hundreds of mini-earthquakes recorded on the seabed under La Palma island
  • The total number of tremors noted since October 7 is 352, experts say
  • However, they are so small that residents on the island have not felt them¬†
  • ¬†La Palma, a popular holiday destination, last saw a volcanic eruption in 1971

Seismic experts have been called in to carry out tests on the Canary island of La Palma after fears that an active volcano may erupt.

Hundreds of mini-earthquakes have been recorded on the island in the past few weeks, and scientists are now monitoring the seismic activity on La Palma 24 hours-a-day.

Tests will be carried out on the slopes of the island’s active volcano – Cumbre Vieja – to calculate any potential risk of an eruption.

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