Piton de la Fournaise , La Réunion : increase in inflation of the summit area.

Piton de la Fournaise , La Réunion : increase in inflation of the summit area.

ACTIVITY RECORDED BY THE OBSERVATORY of the Volcano:

Since November 01 , 2015 The OVPF recorded

339 volcano-tectonic earthquakes summital,
67 deep earthquakes beneath the building,
57 local earthquakes (deep under the entire island)
3584 collapses in the Dolomieu crater,

an increase in inflation of the summit area since late January 2016,
a moderate increase in the flow of gas at distance and from the top since end of January, 2016.

In conclusion, we observed since late January 2016 an increase in certain indicators monitored by the OVPF . We know that the situation can change quickly at any time.

February 17 , 2016. Piton de la Fournaise , La Réunion :

Source : OVPF.

Photo : Planetevivante.

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