All quiet in El Hierro volcano

After intense activity in El Hierro volcano for the past two weeks. Things are quiet again. The largest earthquake in past two days took place on 3rd of April and it was a magnitude 4.5. A magnitude 4.2 took place about one hour later. Since then it has mostly been minor earthquakes with magnitude 1.5 to 3.2.

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Earthquake activity in El Hierro volcano for the past 48 hours. As can be seen here. Everything is quiet for the moment. Copyright of this image belongs to IGN.

I am sure that people of El Hierro island are happy that things have quieted down a bit. How long this quiet time is going to last I do not know. As activity might start again in El Hierro volcano at any time, without any warning at all.

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