Fogo volcano news & eruption updates
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.
Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 11:4111:41 AM | BY: 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.
Wed, 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
Sat, 3 Jan 2015, 11:10
The eruption continues at reduced pace. After slowing down, lava effusion and small explosive activity at the vents appear to have increased again on 31 Dec. The western lava flow remains active with its northern front advancing through farmland in the Cha caldera. ... read all
Sat, 27 Dec 2014, 15:44
According to local press, volcanologist João Fonseca, responsible for volcanic monitoring and equipment maintenance at Fogo volcano, mentioned that volcanic activity shows signs of decreasing and that the eruption could be approaching its end. ... read all
Thu, 25 Dec 2014, 11:50
Lava effusion continues from the vents, while explosive activity there has more or less ended. ... read all