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El Hierro : PEVOLCA call meeting of experts this afternoon

Thu 10th Nov 2011

The National Geographic Institute (IGN) have reported how seismic activity on the Island of El Hierro was reported yesterday evening at 18.17 and 18.41 GMT, measuring 3.1 on the richter scale, with a further 8 quakes being registered between midnight and 10.00 Hrs GMT measuring between 1.5 and 2.7 on the richter scale and at depths of between 18-22 kms.

Observers also report that, following yesterday´s decrease in activity, the `Jacuzzi´action erupting from the fissures on the ocean floor of las Calmas, off the coast of la Restinga.

The National Research Council announced this morning that a specially invited number of scientists and experts from the fields of Volcanology, Oceanography, Petrology, Geodynamics, Geochemistry, Meteorology and Atmospheric and Geologic Hazards will meet this afternoon.

The assembly has been called in order to advise the committee for the Special Plan of Civil Protection and Emergency Response for Volcanic Risk in the Canary Islands (PEVOLCA) who will inform the appropriate authorities and public bodies as soon as a common agreement with regards to what is actually happening, or about to happen on the island has been made.

PEVOLCA also intend to try and standardise all of the scientific methodology that is being applied to allow for easier interpretation of the data being observed.

Thanks to Mary Greely and Geolurking, who have been posting some interesting posts on Youtube with regards to current activity on the Island >>>

Read further news stories about the El Hierro Volcano by clicking the link HERE .

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