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Fogo volcano
Stratovolcano 2829 m / 9,281 ft
Cape Verde, 14.95°N / -24.35°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Fogo volcano eruptions:
2014-15, 1995, 1951
Typical eruption style:
unspecified
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Fogo volcano news & eruption updates

Fogo volcano (Cape Verde) activity update

Tuesday Nov 25, 2014 16:14 PM | BY: T

Lava flows at Fogo (credit: Landsat image on Google Earth / Peter Webley)
Lava flows at Fogo (credit: Landsat image on Google Earth / Peter Webley)
The eruption continues with little changes. Lava fountaining from the new vents feeds two main lava flows inside the Cha caldera, one to the south, the other to the north.
The attached LANDSAT-8 satellite image from yesterday used as overlay on google earth shows the location of active flows as of yesterday (source: Peter Webley's blog Volcanic Activity in the North Pacific and beyond).
Previous news
Monday, Nov 24, 2014
The recent eruption of the Pico do Fogo continues to produce lava fountains from two vents on the volcano's flank. The erupted lava collects in rapidly growing flows that destroy roads and houses near the caldera, as shown in the new BBC footage below. ... [more]
Lava fountains and flow from the new eruption at Fogo (Fogonews)
Monday, Nov 24, 2014
The new eruption, so far small inside the Cha caldera, continues. It is taking place from a fissure with two closely spaced vents on the southwest side of the Pico de Fogo, very near to the 1995 eruption vents. ... [more]
Sunday, Nov 23, 2014
A new eruption started at the volcano this morning around 10:00 local time. The aviation alert was raised to red due to possible ash emissions that could harm aircraft in the area. ... [more]
 

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