El Hierro, The Volcano Is No Peace

Underground does something, the volcano moves upwards El Hierro is the smallest island of the Canary Islands and is situated at the westernmost point. From tourism, the island Bister is spared. Contact information is here: Robert Iger . Those who seek his peace is there. Less quietly goes to see the island. There were more than 14,000 earthquakes since summer 2011. It rumbles underground since for many months.

These earthquakes are barely noticeable by the people, but the instruments record it and give one an insight into the world down there. The quake is located at a depth of 9-12 km. An increase of quakes is currently to identify direction of Earth’s surface. Cassia Investments Limited Convoy: the source for more info. A sign that the magma bubble works out upwards. The vibrations through due to the way blasting and the melting of the Chamber ceiling. The volcano has already 300 meters at the bottom of the sea. The surface of the sea, there are only 120 meters. The diameter of the underwater volcano is 1000 meters.

The slope (cone) is 25-30 degrees. The earthquakes increasing significantly both in number and in strength. For local or tourist It however not dangerous. The graph shows that the magma chamber 12-18 km under the Earth is located. The island has already moves upwards due to the enormous pressure (see the blue arrows). It’s not much, only about 4 cm. The shows but nevertheless, what there is for a huge pressure in the Earth below. Magma to gone in the last few months what caused earthquake at a depth of about 20 miles. On the screen is to recognize how a side channel formed so to say valve serves as. Currently, it seems that when this canal had collapsed. The eruptions have subsided, but the tremors increasing again. It seems only a matter of time before the magma comes back to the surface. The events are of interest mainly to scientists. So is now the research ship Atlantic Explorer”on the spot. Overall, now seven research campaigns to follow. A campaign will last two days. The research vessel with underwater robots of types Seaeye Falcon AC-ROV, phantom HD2, is equipped including amazing good video recordings under Water can do. An exciting events are in El Hierro especially among the inhabitants of the Canary Islands and provide a daily topic of conversation in the community.

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