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La Palma volcano eruption today: possible tsunami and earthquakes | Canary Islands live updates


Headlines

– Spanish King Felipe VI holds video call with Pevolca, abandons plans to travel to La Palma

– A 4.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded on Thursday, following 16 earth tremors on Wednesday night

– Researchers announce that the volcano’s main cone has collapsed, increasing the lava flow

Lava now covers over 431 hectares, according to Spain’s Dept of National Security (DSN)

– Last week the lava reached the sea, forming huge delta on La Palma coast

Delta currently over 38 hectares in size, DSN says

– More than 1,000 buildings affected by the lava flow, with 6,000 people evacuated

Useful information

Volcanologist speaks to AS about the effects of lava reaching the sea

– An overview of the active volcanoes on the Canary Islands

– When was the last volcanic eruption on the Canary Islands?

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