Volcano eruption on Spain's La Palma island

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Volcano Erupts On Spain's La Palma Island; 5K People Evacuated

Over 5000 people were evacuated on Spain's La Palma island, part of the Canary Islands archipelago, before the volcanic eruption on September 19. Reportedly, an earthquake magnitude of 4.2 also jolted the island before the eruption and the last eruption was reported here in 1971. Meanwhile, the president of La Palama island, Mariano Hernandez said, ''There are no immediate reports of death but the lava flows made him concerned".

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 - 01:11 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

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