Several swarms or seismic series have been recorded on the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Palma / Canary Islands in recent years.
The first major one occurred in October 2017, followed by another seismic crisis in February 2018. Meanwhile, 2020 has already given us 4 seismic swarms.
La Palma earthquake swarm Dec. 23-24, 2020
The latest swarm started Dec. 23rd around 9:26 p.m. and ended Dec. 24th at 9:29 p.m. local time.
Within these 24 hours, more than 602 tremors rattled the area at a depth of about 30 km with the biggest quake having a magnitude of 2.3 mbLg.
A sign of the upcoming megatsunami?
This seismic swarm is a sign of unrest… And such an increased activity has scientists going nuts as everybody knows that the collapse of this volcanic peak could kill millions of people in Europe and along Northern America’s eastern seaboard.
The video below will clearl explain to you how and why:
When will the Cumbre Vieja volcano collapse?
The collapse of the western flank of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, on the southern half of La Palma, is not going to happen tomorrow or next week without warning!
Its collapse is likely to happen any time within the next few thousand years.
How do scientists know that La Palma will collapse?
La Palma will collapse at the time of some future volcanic eruption on the summit of the Cumbre Vieja volcano. Its latest explosion was in 1949. They occur on average every 200 years. So it may last many decades before the next summit eruption takes place.
The collapse will not necessarily happen during the next summit eruption and it may well take five, ten or more explosions before the mega-tsunami.
What consequences would the collapse have?
The western flank of the Cumbre Vieja volcano would slide down westwards into the Atlantic ocean, creating a mega-tsunami, a gigantic wave that would move repidly westwards.
The United States, Bahamas and the Caribbean would be severely hit by huge waves a high as 50 meters (164ft).
How to prevent the collapse of La Palma volcano?
Nothing can be done to stop the Las Palma collapse. Suitable monitoring, warning and evacuation are the best steps to prepare against this catastrophe.
Although the risk of a collapse in the next few decades is small, it will cause great destruction when it does happen.
Where are similar zones around the world?
There are dozens of large active volcanoes across the world’s oceans. Most of these have collapsed in the past, and most will collapse in the future. The latest was Anak Krakatau in 2018.
The Big Island of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean also shows some signs that it might collapse in the next few thousand years.
Why you should be worried by such a mega-tsunami
Mega-tsunami are very rare. As such you have much more chance of being killed in a car accident than by a mega-tsunami.
But if it hits you better be prepared! More volcanic and earthquake news on IGN, Strange Sounds and Steve Quayle.
THE LORD says the VOLCANO will erupt,THE US MILITARY planted several NUCLEAR WEAPONS AT IT BASE,when their detonated,the mountain will collapse,sending a WALL OF WATER westward onto the east coast in 4-1/2 hours,The first wave will be well over 200 feet high to hit the east coast,BUT several waves will come after that..they won’t even see it coming,HE SAID the US GOVERNMENT will lie about the coming wave and tell everyone they have 9 hours before the wave arrives,but the TRUTH is it’ll come in 4-1/2 hours and kill millions of americans on the east coast,Itn’t nice to know,THE US GOVERNMENT ARE A PACK OF DEVILS,who want you dead…
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I have a better idea. Throw all the satanic elitists into a meat grinder, and make dog food out of ’em.
All we need do is unite left and right with an awakening against the satanic elitists, and then the fun begins.
i take issue with the statement that there is nothing that can be done to mitigate the potential danger of suck a tsunami. its unlikely man can stop the upward pressure from the earth but man can reduce or eliminate the future potential by removing the upper layers of earth thereby lessening the size of a potential wave causing destruction! use nukes to level off the peak!
Yeah, crazy. Earthquake triggered rockslide. Wow, thank God more people weren’t killed.
I think up in Alaska they had a megtsunami. Landslide caused it. I remember reading about it. I think they said it was 500′ wall of water.
*524 meters high
That was Alaska, no? Also an landslide triggered tsunami! But there were few people living around. Lucky it happened in Alaska!