Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 25 November-1 December 2020 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 25 Nov 2020, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite data periodically showed possible thermal anomalies in Erta Ale's N pit crater during 5 September-10 October; the crater was sometimes obscured by fumes through 29 November. A weak thermal anomaly may have been present in the S pit crater during 5 September-24 November, but was notably larger on 29 November.

Source: Sentinel Hub
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2020. Report on Erta Ale. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 25 November-1 December 2020. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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