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El Hierro / Canary Islands - Most Recent Information By The Most Diligent - And Recap Of Past Year
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 15368686:MV8xOTkxNzI2XzMzNTk2ODAwX0Y5QUE1Qzc2] Tech Raider, thanks for pulling in those links. The ones you posted are from the hourly page. Here is the 24 hour page, it's definitely condensed, but STILL definitely showing several events all at once. It appears as though the center of this event occurred around 1235-1245 hours, UTC. http://www.ign.es/ign/head/volcaSenalesAnterioresDia.do?nombreFichero=CHIE_2012-09-25&ver=s&estacion=CHIE&Anio=2012&Mes=09&Dia=25&tipo=1# You can also see the 24 hour Hierro frequency page here http://www.ign.es/ign/head/volcaSenalesAnterioresDia.do?nombreFichero=CHIE_2012-09-25&ver=s&estacion=CHIE&Anio=2012&Mes=09&Dia=25&tipo=2 In addition, here is a look at Gomera...normally siginificant activity shows up there as well, if it occurred at Hierro. It litearlly recorded NOTHING of this event on Hierro...the chart stopped recording at noon UTC. Nothing was recorded on the frequency chart either after noon UTC. http://www.ign.es/ign/head/volcaSenalesAnterioresDia.do?nombreFichero=EGOM_2012-09-25&ver=s&estacion=EGOM&Anio=2012&Mes=09&Dia=25&tipo=1 Neither did La Palma or anything other island. Here is La Palma's graph http://www.ign.es/ign/head/volcaSenalesAnterioresDia.do?nombreFichero=EHIG_2012-09-25&ver=s&estacion=EHIG&Anio=2012&Mes=09&Dia=25&tipo=1 However, La Palma's frequency chart AND seismograph went down and stopped recording just prior to this event. Nice how whenever something suspicious like this occurs, IGN often shuts down at least one of the graphs to disable comparisons. La Palma's frequency chart did show something...but just barely, rigt before Hierro shows this strange activity. It's very faint. http://www.ign.es/ign/head/volcaSenalesAnterioresDia.do?nombreFichero=EHIG_2012-09-25&ver=s&estacion=EHIG&Anio=2012&Mes=09&Dia=25&tipo=2 The overall quakes for the day chart seems to have stopped counting just before noon UTC as well http://www.ign.es/ign/resources/volcanologia/jpg/histograma_HIERRO_ultimos_10.jpg It's like the whole system went down or something. Not a single siemograph or frequency graph has reported anything since before noon UTC on ANY island other than Hierro. The overall numbers for the day graph is behind, and so is this one...the detailed listing of all quakes over a 1.5; the last quake on this graph was at 0921 hours, UTC. It was a 1.7, 24 km deep in Frontera. http://www.ign.es/ign/layoutIn/volcaListadoTerremotos.do?zona=2&cantidad_dias=10 The only thing I can see that might be suggestive here is the fact that there was as much as 25mm change in deformation yesterday. Something may have slid open or shut under HI04? http://www.ign.es/ign/resources/volcanologia/jpg/hierro1SVVRTRF_neu.png [/quote]
I am the former user "Idgits". About 100 consistent followers and contributors and I created the most informative thread on El Hierro and the Canary Islands archipelago that GLP has ever seen.
Thread: Best El Hierro Thread On GLP - Canary Islands - ACTIVITY HAS RETURNED - AGAIN!
I have since deleted the account that I was using to start that thread, thus the reason it says "AC" now as the original poster.
During the course of that thread I removed all of the "Hi's" and "How are you's" and "bump's" until about page 500...which condensed the thread down to around 280 pages. It has since continued to grow and has become a true source of facts surrounding the earthquake swarm and eventual eruption that took place last year, ending early this year.
Since that eruption officially ended, Hierro has shot back into action several times. I believe we are on the 4th major swarm of activity that has occurred since the eruptive phase ended. It has been recommended by one of our most consistent and well informed users "Shenue" as well as others, to start a new thread to showcase the newest events occuring in Hierro. The previous eruption was incredible, teaching science a whole new concept and understanding of underwater eruptions. It also produced the most radioactive lava ever recorded.
The most incredible feat of Hierro though, is how much pressure it is capable of maintaining WITHOUT erupting. In the last swarm we saw such an incredible increase in pressure that any other geologic formation would've theoretically blown sky high. But not Hierro...it's always maintained it's strength. The current combined energy under Hierro from both magma flow and seismic energy released is basically unknown as IGN stopped recording all the joules together...they stopped the eruptive phase recording in May of this year...here is that chart [
link to www.01.ign.es
So...this new thread is to pick up where Hierro has brought us now. I need to be able to change the thread title as events occur and be able to alert people with that title in case something serious occurs. In addition, there is SO MUCH information in that past thread that it's difficult for new users and followers to sift through to the most recent activities. Below I have comprised a list of information and links relative to the old thread. It's information that took us a year plus to gather!
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