Fogo volcano (Cape Verde): eruption seems to be ending
The eruption seems to be coming to an end. There are no new reports of lava effusion or explosive activity at the vents since 8 January, when small strombolian explosions could still be observed.
Mo, 12. Jan 2015, 11:4111:41 AM | VON: T
Gas emission measurements show a clear decreasing trend as well, but it is still too early to declare the end of the eruption because the possibility of a new batch of magma rising from depth cannot be ruled out yet.
Mi, 7. Jan 2015, 13:10
Activity continues, but overall the eruption has been decreasing and seems slowly to be coming to an end. ... Read all
Mi, 7. Jan 2015, 06:00
Fogo volcano (Cape Verde) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 7 January-13 January 2015 (Continuing Activity)
The Observatório Vulcanológico de Cabo Verde (OVCV) reported that on 8 January the eruption at Fogo decreased in intensity; a small light-colored gas plume rose at most 100 m from the craters. Some explosions, following banging noises, were felt in areas 1 km away. Periodic explosions continued the next day and at 1530 a dark gas-and-ash plume rose 1.2 km and drifted SE. ... Read all