Earthquake swarm in El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain

A new earthquake swarm has started in El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain. So far this earthquake swarm is small, the largest earthquake only have magnitude 2.5. This earthquake swarm depth is only around 10 to 15 km at the moment. The earthquake activity is appearing in two clusters, this is interesting and I do not remember it happening before.

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Earthquake activity in El Hierro volcano, Canary Islands, Spain. This is for the last 15 days. Copyright of this image belongs to IGN.

I am not sure what is going to happen in the next few days to weeks when it comes. Earthquake swarms in the past have been quite strong in El Hierro volcano, while I do not know yet if that is going to be the case now. It is worth to keep an eye on it for the next few days, to see if any signs of such increase in activity takes place. For the moment anything that can be done is to wait and see what happens next.

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