Articles tagged "mayotte volcano"

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New lava flows at a submarine volcano near Mayotte

New lava flows have been observed at a newly-formed submarine volcano near Mayotte during MAYOBS 15 mission from October 1 to 26, 2020. The flow extends over 6 square km (2 square miles) and is up to 60 m (197 feet) thick. 20 to 30 earthquakes also occur near the...

November 03, 2020

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Seismo-volcanic crisis near Mayotte continues for the third year in a row

New maritime campaigns carried out last month off the coast of Mayotte acquired new readings of the seabed over an area of approximately 1 500 km2 (580 mi2) east of the island. The goal was to better understand the seismo-volcanic crisis affecting Mayotte since May...

June 08, 2020

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Seismo-volcanic crisis continues at newly-formed underwater volcano near Mayotte

Nearly 900 earthquakes were detected at the new submarine volcano near Mayotte between February 16 and 29, 2020, according to the latest REVOSIMA report. French geological survey BRGM noted that there were 138 localized tremors with an average of 10 per day during...

March 06, 2020

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Authorities plan emergency and safety measures as seismic activity continues at new underwater volcano near Mayotte

Mahoran authorities have started planning emergency and safety measures in case of dangerous seismic or volcanic activity near Mayotte due to a newly-discovered underwater volcano, which has been showing continuous activity since 2018. The seismic swarm found about...

February 11, 2020