Canary Island earthquakes are a potential source of danger due to the possibility of a volcanic eruption at Cumbra Vieja and a resulting tsunami. The Canary Islands are located off the northwest coast of Africa and are home to several active volcanoes. If a significant earthquake were to occur in the region, it could trigger a volcanic eruption, which could cause a tsunami.
The collapse of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma is of particular concern. A large portion of the western flank of the volcano the size of the Isle Of Man is unstable and could potentially collapse into the ocean. This could generate a massive tsunami that could affect the entire Atlantic basin, with the potential to cause widespread devastation along the coasts of Africa, Europe, and the Americas with sea levels rises into the metres
It is important to note, however, that the likelihood of a catastrophic collapse of the Cumbre Vieja volcano is considered to be low, and scientists are closely monitoring the volcano to detect any signs of instability. Additionally, early warning systems are in place to help mitigate the potential impact of a tsunami. La Palma is currently at the yellow volcanic alert level. This means that residents and tourists need to remain aware in case volcanic activity increases. However, only low levels of seismic activity have been recorded on the island since the 2022 eruption came to an end. Involcan said that the Canary Islands are prone to experiencing moderate seismic activity. The Canarian Geochemical Network recorded a higher level of volcanic gas emissions in Tenerife recently.

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