EFESanta Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

The area around the volcano that erupted on the Canary Island of La Palma was shaken by some 79 earth tremors early Sunday, the Spanish National Geographic Institute (IGN) said.

The strongest earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.1, was registered in the municipality of Fuencaliente, in the southern part of the island and occurred at a depth of 13 kilometers. It could be felt across almost all of La Palma, an island of 85,000 inhabitants.EFE

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