Piton de la Fournaise , La Réunion : activity alternating between small Strombolian explosions and lava fountain.

Piton de la Fournaise , La Réunion : activity alternating between small Strombolian explosions and lava fountain.

THE ERUPTION CONTINUES !!!

The 4th eruption of 2015 has resumed Thursday night after an initial phase of two months, then a timid recovery of two days. It is the third phase of this fourth effusive eruption of the year.
The activity is concentrated again at the crater that formed early in the eruption, near the Rivals crater in the southwestern part of the Enclos Fouqué.

On the morning of Saturday, October 31 at 08:00, the effusive phase continues. An  is visible at the vent newly appointed Piton Kalla and Pele.
This relatively high activity is perfectly observable from the path leading to the Piton de Bert.

October 31, 2015. Piton de la Fournaise , La Réunion :

Source : Fournaise info.

Photo : Olivier Grondin

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