La Palma volcano emerging once again after quick time out, scientists state


MADRID: The Cumbre Vieja volcano on Spain’s La Palma island is again expelling lava and smoke, scientists said on Monday after activity had actually slowed to a near stop earlier in the day.
The Canary Islands volcanology institute validated the emission of lava by means of Twitter while TV video revealed a column of white smoke increasing from the cone after a number of hours of calm.

Published at Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:04:57 -0500

Strong quake rattles Greek island of Crete

ATHENS: A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 has actually struck the southern Greek island of Crete, rattling residents. There was no instant info on damage or injuries.
The Athens Geodynamic Institute stated the quake struck at 9:17 a.m. local time (0617 GMT), with a center 246 kilometers (153 miles) south southeast of the Greek capital, Athens.
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center and the United States Geological Study offered an initial magnitude of 6.0, with an epicenter seven kilometers (4 miles) north of the town of Thrapsano. It prevails for various seismological institutes to offer varying magnitudes for an earthquake in the preliminary hours and days after an occasion.

Published at Mon, 27 Sep 2021 07:50:34 -0500