On the island of El Hierro declared red alert level

On the island of El Hierro declared red alert level danger zone

Earthquakes in the area of submarine volcanic island of El Hierro is increasing. November 18, 2011 there were more than 40 earthquakes, the strongest of which registered 3.7 on the force a depth of 23 kilometers, with its epicenter near the beaches in the bay of El Golfo. Most likely, the vent near La Restinga will open again when the pressure of the magma reaches the desired level.

Scientists and the authorities decided to close the beaches all along the resort town of Puerto Naos until La Restinga because of the rapid accumulation of toxic gases.

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