Salud El Hierro!

The volcanic island of El Hierro is really turning into the Little Volcano that Could. 3 earthquakes seem to have changed the ballgame around once more.  First came two deep earthquakes at a new spot at 10.10 in the morning, both of them at the depth of 20 km. 26 minutes later followed a 2.6M…

El Hierro – Day 7

This will mainly be a short update. Not much new has happened during the last few days, I will just try to explain why. What we are seeing now is the formation of a new part of the magma chamber(s) under the island of El Hierro. The progression of earthquakes that we have seen moving…

El Hierro – Day 3!

Today we have seen a change in the behaviour at Pevolca, now they have changed the level of alarm from green all over the island, to yellow for Julan and La Dehesa. They are also asking everyone on the island to familiarise themselves with the plans for evacuation and self protection. The center for the…