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Nabro volcano
stratovolcano 2218 m / 7,277 ft
Eritrea, 13.37°N / 41.7°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Nabro volcano eruptions:
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Nabro volcano (Eritrea) news & activity updates:

Nabro volcano (Eritrea) activity update: thermal anomaly at summit suggesting weak activity continuing in the summit caldera

Mon, 30 Jan 2012, 00:01
00:01 AM | BY: T
A new weak thermal anomaly located inside Nabro's summit caldera was detected on 29 Jan on satellite infrared images by MODVOLC. It suggests that some sort of activity still goes on there.
Previous news
Wed, 22 Jun 2011, 09:53
The eruption at Nabro volcano is continuing. The explosive phase seems to have ended, but there is still a large white steam and gas plume coming from the volcano and a large hot spot is visibe on the MODIS/Terra satellite images. Most likely, large lava flows are still being erupted. read all
Fri, 17 Jun 2011, 15:13
Nabro SO2 plume 14-17 June (OMI data, KNMI.FMI/NASA). Original images from ESA SACS, composite from The Volcanism Blog (volcanism.wordpress.com)
The eruption at Nabro volcano in Eritrea that started 5 days ago seems to have decreased a lot in intensity, or even have stopped. ... read all
Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 15:57
Meteosat satellite image from 13 June, 15h00 UTC showing the volcanic ash plume over Sudan and into Egypt. (source: http://oiswww.eumetsat.org/)
The eruption plume from the ongoing eruption at Nabro volcano is driffting at an altitude of ca. 7km (20,000 ft, flight level 200) and has reached southern Egypt. It is well visible on satellite images. ... read all
Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 08:35
Eumetsat image, 08:00UTC. Thanks to <link http://volcanism.wordpress.com/2011/06/13/eruption-in-eritrea-1000-km-plume/>this post on The Volcanism Blog</link>: http://volcanism.wordpress.com/2011/06/13/eruption-in-eritrea-1000-km-plume/
Following a swarm of intense earthquakes, a new and apparently large explosive eruption started last night in Eritrea near the Ethiopian border, in an area which is the continuation of the spreading rift axis of the Red Sea. ... read all

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