Eruption at Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Reunion

Eruption at Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Reunion

A new eruption started at Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Reunion at around 23:30 UTC on December 21, 2021. The alert level was raised to 2-1. Trails in the upper part of the summit were closed for the public. The seismic crisis started at around 21:15 UTC,…

Third eruption of the year starts at Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Reunion

Third eruption of the year starts at Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Reunion

A new eruption has started at Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Reunion at around 00:40 UTC (04:40 LT) on December 7, 2020. The first lava poured out around 00:50 to 01:00 UTC. Three cracks opened on the WSW flank of the volcano, at an altitude of between 2 300 and 2…

New eruption at Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Reunion

New eruption at Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Reunion

A new eruption has started at Reunion's Piton de la Fournaise volcano at 06:40 UTC on February 10, 2020. The last eruption of this volcano took place in October 2019. First signs of awakening were detected at 06:27 UTC today with the start of the strong seismic…

Fifth eruption of the year at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

Fifth eruption of the year at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

The Piton de la Fournaise volcano erupted on October 25, 2019, for the fifth time this year. According to OVPF, the tremor corresponding with the arrival of the lava near the surface was recorded since 04:15 LT. The low lava flow front is over the Piton Tremblet, at…

Eruption starts at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

Eruption starts at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

A new eruptive phase started at Reunion's Piton de la Fournaise volcano at 05:48 UTC on February 18, 2019 (09:48 local time) following two days of intense seismic activity. According to the information provided by the OVPF, the eruption seems to be taking place…

New eruption at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

New eruption at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

A new eruption started at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion during the early morning hour of September 15, 2018. The eruption followed a seismic crisis that started at 04:45 UTC (01:45 local time) today. Seismicity was accompanied by rapid deformation. Volcanic tremor…

New fissure eruption at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

New fissure eruption at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

A new fissure eruption started at Piton de la Fournaise, shield volcano located on the eastern side of Réunion island in the Indian Ocean. This is its third eruption of the year. The two previous took place in April 2018. The alert level is at 2-2. The…