Piton de la Fournaise, a typical basaltic shield volcano, located on the French island La Réunion, is one of the world's most active and productive volcanoes. It is in a phase of frequent but short-lived eruptions that start with lava fountains and produce large lava flows. Since the active areas. Eruption from 15 September to 1 November produced a lava flow to the E. Piton de la Fournaise, located in the SE part of La Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean, has been producing frequent effusive basaltic eruptions on average twice a year since Interactive online tool to view volcano webcams and live seismic recordings side-by-side online. Powered by hs-360.org
At , authorities evacuated inhabitants. On 10 April, tremor decreased in frequency and two lava flows were observed, one reaching the sea. Summit tilt stations indicated a continuation of low deflation. During December ten active channels were visible on the inner flanks of the crater. A large portion of the crater floor was covered with lava by the afternoon. Gas emissions were recorded by webcams for about an hour. Tremor began to decrease at on 15 February, intensely fluctuated, and then disappeared around
A lava flow traveled into Plaine des Osmondes. At many landslides were recorded by the seismic network in the active area. This followed 2 days of high eruptive activity when numerous pahoehoe lava flows and Pele's hair were produced. Slight tilt variations detected S of Dolomieu Crater occurred simultaneously with the opening of fissures at two stations on the N and S flanks. Our Android App New: IOS version Volcano Calendar Volcano Calendar : We're proud to present our volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
On the evening of 25 February, a lava flow from Plaine des Osmondes traveled down the Grandes Pentes, cutting the national road on its way to the sea. Some pahoehoe was observed in tubes. The strongest earthquake was a M 1. A hour earthquake swarm occurred 15 July at Piton de la Fournaise, the first seismic crisis there since shortly after the 3 February-5 May eruption, which produced 10 x 10 6 m 3 of lava during three active phases. A new tilt station 1 km away from the fissures did not record any movement.