SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Sep 16 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The 24-hour monitoring volcanic surveillance network of the National Geographic Institute (IGN) has recorded a total of 22 earthquakes on the island of La Palma at night with magnitudes between 1 and 1.9 on the Richter scale.
The largest of the earthquakes, registered at 1:49 am, had a magnitude of 1.9 and occurred south of the municipality of El Paso. This event was located 6 kilometers deep.
The rest of the earthquakes registered were registered in the municipalities of Tazacorte and Fuencaliente, between 10 and 1 kilometers deep. The last of them, of 1.4, took place at 05:06 hours at a depth of 7 kilometers and the epicenter in the southeast of Tazacorte.
Likewise, this Wednesday a total of 163 earthquakes between 0.8 and 3.5 were recorded on La Palma. Of these, two were felt by the population and were located southeast of Tazacorte and south of El Paso. The first, of magnitude 3.1, was recorded at 5:15 am at a depth of about 9 kilometers; the second, of 2.9, occurred at 07:21 hours.