Activation time (UTC): 2016-08-03 18:06:00
Event time (UTC): 2016-08-01 12:00:00
Event type: Earthquake
Increased seismic activity on Brava Island, Cape Verde, was observed the 01 August 2016. There were low intensity tremors felt in coastal areas. Authorities have evacuated 300 people from the island situated in the south of the Cape Verde archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean due to concerns of a volcanic eruption.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2016): Seismic activity in Brava Island (2016-08-03). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/6b560faf-4c53-4bb1-9a4d-080f11d4a2cb
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