INMG considers it “probable” that seismic activity on Brava will worsen

Nova Sintra, Nov 20 (Inforpress) – The National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INMG) considers it “probable” that seismic activity on the Brava will worsen in the coming days, following the tremors recorded in the last 24 hours, but there is no reason for alarm.

According to a note from the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INMG), sent to Inforpress, in the last 24 hours there have been three events with a magnitude greater than three on the Richter scale felt by the population, all located in the area of Praia da Aguada, with no significant change in the focal depth.

“The island of Brava has been unstable in recent days, and the seismic rate recorded on the island has remained practically unchanged. However, there has been a worsening since a harmonic tremor was recorded at dawn on Sunday,” said the press release, explaining that this is a continuous seismic signal characterised by multiple frequencies produced by the flow of volcanic gases.

The INMG is keeping the alert status on the island of Brava at level three due to the occurrence of frequent earthquakes. “Physically, it means that the amount of magma that has accumulated at the base of the island has increased,” said

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