La Palma's Cumbre Vieja Erupts With 'Deafening' Sound

Volcanologists on the Spanish island of La Palma shared footage from the ongoing eruptions at the Cumbre Vieja volcano, which has sent lava flowing over almost 1,000 hectares of land more than six weeks after its initial eruption.

Video shared by the Canary Islands Volcanology Institute (Involcan) captured the “deafening” sound of an eruption around noon on Thursday, November 4, taken from the perspective of the Llano del Jable Astronomical Viewpoint.

By November 2, the lava flow covered 997.9 hectares (approximately 3.85 square miles), according to the European Union’s Copernicus satellite program. New beaches formed from the growing lava deltas, IPNA-CISC said. Credit: Involcan via Storyful

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