La Palma volcano rocked by record number of earthquakes – new eruption warning issued

, La Palma volcano rocked by record number of earthquakes – new eruption warning issued, The Habari News
, La Palma volcano rocked by record number of earthquakes – new eruption warning issued, The Habari News

On Wednesday, the volcanic Canary Island was hit by a staggering 2300 earthquakes.

The previous two weeks had seen the number of earthquakes each day drop to below the 200 mark.

Experts are monitoring the situation carefully to see if it is a one-off spike or if the volcano’s activity is changing.

, La Palma volcano rocked by record number of earthquakes – new eruption warning issued, The Habari News

But it comes as there had been a downward trend in several indicators of the volcano’s activity, including seismicity.

This is a breaking story. More to follow.

Additional reporting by Maria Ortega.