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The lava affects 680 hectares and destroys 1,548 buildings on La Palma.


The lava that comes out of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, on the island of La Palma, has so far affected 680.4 hectares and has destroyed 1,548 buildings as it passes through the territory, according to the latest update from Copernicus, the observation program of the European Union.

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Specifically, this radar update corresponds to the one carried out on October 13 at 06.50 am. In this way, the hectares affected by the eruption of the volcano has increased by 24.4 in relation to the previous 24 hours.

For its part, the buildings detected destroyed experience an increase of 90 compared to the previous day.

The volcano is active for 25 days and has forced the evacuation of some 6,000 people on the island. The following tweet shows how the lava flows have progressed since the eruption in Cumbre Vieja began on September 19.





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