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A quick update from Reunion Island on this fairly slow week, volcanically speaking: “After permanent unrest with daily 30 to 100 seismic events, Piton de la Fournaise volcano erupted again on Thursday November 27, 2008 at 11h50. The eruption is situated on the west side within the Dolomieu crater at the same vent as the…

New eruption at Piton de la Fournaise

It seems that a new fissure eruption has begun at Piton de la Fournaise on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean*. In fact, the report goes onto say that a small lava lake has formed at the main crater of the eruption. This marks the first eruption at Piton de la Fournaise since March 2007. Piton de…