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: 11 Jun 2019 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 300000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 850000 people within 100km
Volcanic explosivity index: 5
Population exposure index: 5
Inserted at: 11 Jun 2019 09:25 UTC


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Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 11 Jun 2019 00:00 JRC

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Critical infrastructure

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