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Fernandina volcano
Shield volcano 1476 m / 4,842 ft
Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, -0.37°S / -91.55°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Erupciones del volcán Fernandina:
2018, 2017, 2009
Typical eruption style:
sin especificar
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La Cumbre volcano news & eruption updates (Galapagos Islands, Pacific Ocean / Ecuador)

Mon, 18 Jun 2018, 14:30
Photograph showing the fissure through which lava erupts during the current of the Fernandina volcano (source: Marcelo Izquierdo, Yate la Pinta).
After a short precursory period of seismic unrest, the volcano on Fernandino island, Galapagos, started a new eruptive phase on Saturday 16 June around 11h00 – 11h15 local time. A fissure on its NNE flank opened up with lava fountains that produced flows which quickly reached the sea. ...màs [leer todo]
Sun, 17 Jun 2018, 18:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
Sat, 16 Jun 2018, 20:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
Tue, 5 Sep 2017, 13:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
Mon, 4 Sep 2017, 20:30
Satellite image of Fernandina volcano on 4 Sep 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...màs [leer todo]
Mon, 13 Apr 2009, 07:57
It is reported, that strong eruptions at La Cumbre volcano set the rare species of animals on the Galapagos island in danger. Lava is flowing to the sea and strong eruptions occur. ...màs [leer todo]
Thu, 30 Aug 2007, 16:46

News about an eruption on Ferdinandina Island in the Galapagos archipelago turned out to be wrong. After an earthquake with a 5.2-degree Richter Scale on Tuesday, ash plumes were believed to have originated from a new eruption. As an overflight revieled, the ash plume had been caused by a large rockfall from the inner rim of the caldera and not by an eruption.

Wed, 1 Jun 2005, 22:15

The eruption at La Cumbre volcano is coming to an end as it appears from various news sources. On 29 May, 2005, only a weak hot spot was visible from satellite data and only a faint plume was emitted.

Fri, 20 May 2005, 11:27
Fissure vents on the SW flank of La Cumbre (Photo: José Alvarado, El Univers)

Lava emission from La Cumbre volcano, Fernandia Island (Galapagos) has been rapidly declining since May 18th and almost stopped on May 19th. Unless it restarts with new lava emissions, the eruption was relatively short-lasted.

Sun, 15 May 2005, 07:19
NASA image of La Cumbre volcano, Fernandia Island, taken from the International Space Station in 2002.
La Cumbre volcano on Fernandia Island, in the Galapagos Islands, erupted on May 13, with a steam and ash cloud up to 7 km high. Lava flows are travelling down the volcanoe's SW flank and some of them have reached the sea. ...màs

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