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Spain: La Palma island braces for bigger shallow earthquakes as volcano continues to roar

Residents on Spain’s La Palma island brace for the possibility of bigger earthquakes that could compound the damage from a volcano spilling lava more than five weeks since it erupted. Seismologists said a 4.6 magnitude earthquake shook the island a day after they recorded a 4.9 magnitude quake that was the strongest so far of […]

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Spain: Inner cone of La Palma volcano collapses on itself

The main cone on the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma has collapsed, triggering lava to overflow the main vent on the erupting volcano.A strong 4.8 magnitude earthquake was also recorded, with it being felt in Tenerife, El Hierro and also La Gomera.Located at a depth of 34 kilometres and with its […]

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Spain: Dozens of earthquakes tremble region around Cumbre Vieja volcano, lava swallows more houses

The area around the volcano that erupted on the Canary Island of La Palma was shaken by some 79 earth tremors on Sunday, the Spanish National Geographic Institute (IGN) said.The strongest earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.1, was registered in the municipality of Fuencaliente, in the southern part of the island and occurred at a […]

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Spain vows to speed up aid in hard-hit, volcano struck La Palma island

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez would speed up aid to the hard-hit agriculture and fishing industries on the island of La Palma, where part of the volcano’s cone collapsed on Saturday and red hot lava continued to flow over a month after the eruption began. Lava has covered almost 900 hectares of land, destroying over 2,000 […]

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Spain: Molten lava rock forces further evacuation of area near La Palma volcano

Molten rock streamed downhill on Friday as a volcano continued to erupt on the Spanish island of La Palma, shooting sprays of lava and smoke into the air.Authorities said on Thursday that hundreds of people were removed from the area during the night as a river of molten rock crept deeper into a coastal town […]

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Spain: Mysterious ‘Team A’ rescues trapped dogs surrounded by lava

Since the beginning of the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption on 19 September, people and their pets were evacuated from the ever-growing danger zone. However, after the entire neighbourhood of Todoque vacated from, authorities used drones to monitor the situation and realized that a number of dogs were trapped on a small patch of land with […]

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Spain: Lava flowing from the volcano in La Palma has destroyed hundreds of more homes

Lava flowing from the volcano in La Palma has destroyed 1,817 buildings since the eruption began, according to the latest count on Saturday.The figure shows an increase of 269 buildings, according to a report on state television channel RTVE, citing the European earth observation system Copernicus.More evacuations have not been organised, however, the report noted.So […]

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Spain: La Palma lava stream from Cumbre Vieja volcano reaches new part of ocean

According to new images taken by the Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands (Involcan) one of the streams of lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano is approaching a new point on the coast of La Palma.This stream is flowing down the mountain of La Laguna at a speed of approximately 1.3 kilometres per hour. Having […]

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Spain: Drones drop food to dogs stranded by La Palma eruption

Several dogs lie curled up in and around a walled, ash-covered yard cut off by volcanic lava in the mountainous area of Todoque on the Spanish island of La Palma, until a drone appears in the sky to drop packages with food and water.They lift their heads to look and can be seen ambling towards […]

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Spain: La Palma volcano spills lava in a new river evacuating hundreds more after strong earthquake

Hundreds of people on La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands on Wednesday woke up fearing for their homes and property after a new river of lava from an erupting volcano threatened to engulf another neighborhood on its way toward the Atlantic Ocean.Island authorities ordered the evacuation of about 800 people from the coastal town of […]

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Spain: La Palma volcano cone the size of three-story building collapses

Blocks of molten lava as large as three-story buildings rolled down a hillside on the Spanish island of La Palma while a series of tremors shook the ground on Sunday three weeks after the volcanic eruption.There were 21 seismic movements on Sunday, with the largest measuring 3.8, the Spanish National Geological Institute (ING) said, shaking […]

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Spain: La Palma Volcano’s red-hot lava eruptions engulf more buildings

Residences and other structures near the volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma were engulfed by rivers of lava early on Saturday, with the drama of the red-hot eruption intensified by the spectacle of flashes of lightning.The magma destroyed at least four buildings in the village of Callejon de la Gata, Reuters reported.There were a […]