SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Nov. 19 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The National Geographic Institute (IGN) has located at dawn this Friday an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 in Mazo, felt in the four islands of the western province: La Palma, Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro.
The earthquake, the largest since the volcanic eruption began, has been registered at a depth of 36 kilometers and intensity IV, and at 01:08.
Since last midnight, a score of earthquakes have been located in the municipalities of Mazo and Fuencaliente with depths ranging between 11 and 40 kilometers.
According to the latest report from the Department of Homeland Security, there has been an improvement in air quality in most of the island, although unfavorable levels remain in the Llanos de Aridane.
The lava contributions continue and the affected area between Todoque and La Laguna has increased, where the advance of a stream towards the sea has been observed.
Likewise, intermediate seismicity continues to be high and the latest report from the National Geographic Institute (IGN), on Thursday morning, reflects the maximum number of daily earthquakes since the beginning of the eruption.