Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Fournaise, Piton de la
in France

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Fournaise, Piton de la is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Fournaise, Piton de la
Lat/Lon: -21.244 , 55.708
Event Date: 19 Sep 2022 04:27 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: No people affected
Exposed Population 100km: No people affected
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 5
Population exposure index: 5
Inserted at: 21 Sep 2022 09:53 UTC

GDACS Score

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Historical Timeline


Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateEruption DetailsSource
1 19 Sep 2022 04:27 Eruption at 2022-09-19 04:10 UTC strombolian eruption. TOULOUSE

Exposed population

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Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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Tsunami impact

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Tsunami affected locations


Initial conditions

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