Fogo volcano news & eruption updates
Fogo volcano (Cape Verde): eruption ended (?)
It seems that eruptive activity which had started on 23 Nov last year has finally stopped on 7 February, according to a post by Asociación Canaria de Volcanología on facebook.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 17:1617:16 PM | BY: T
It may be a bit too early to be sure to declare the eruption ended, because pauses in eruptive activity are not uncommon. On the other hand, activity had been showing a decreasing trend over the past weeks, and it would be no surprises if it actually did end now.
Tue, 3 Feb 2015, 17:15
Mild intermittent explosive activity continues at the volcano accompanied by effusive activity. A new lava flow, smaller than the ones in the first weeks, but still well alimented, has been active in the Cha caldera over the past days and advanced slowly approx. 1500 m west-southwest passing between Monte Beco and Monte Saia cones. ... read all
Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 17:40
The eruption still continues although most of the time visible activity is very low and restricted to degassing. Minor lava effusion and sporadic flares of strombolian activity of mild to moderate size occur from time to time. read all
Fri, 23 Jan 2015, 09:36
Mild explosive activity continues from the vent, at least intermittently, but there is no longer significant lava effusion. According to local observers, the eruption continues to decline overall and might be ending in a near future. read all
Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 11:41
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. read all
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