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Erta Ale vulkaan
Shield volcano 613 m / 2,011 ft
Danakil depression, Ethiopia, 13.6°N / 40.66°E
Current status: losbarstend (4 out of 5)
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Erta Ale vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1873(?), 1903(?), 1904(?), 1906, 1940, 1960, 1967-2004, 2005-ongoing
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Erta Ale (Ethiopia) volcano news:

Erta Ale volcano (Ethiopia): unusually high level of lava lake

do, 11 mrt 2010, 05:52
05:52 AM |
An overflow of the lava lake of Erta Ale (Feb 2010, photo: R. Ringhofer)
An overflow of the lava lake of Erta Ale (Feb 2010, photo: R. Ringhofer)
As visitors report, the lava level of Erta Ale has risen to within 10 meters beneath the rim of the south crater and is flooding its terrace frequently.
Vorig nieuws
Wed, 22 Aug 2007, 08:01
The new fissure eruption in the Danakil near Erta Ale earlier this month, on 14-15 August, is reported to have killed five people, hundreds of camels and and drove more than 2 000 people from their homes. According to Ethiopian news sources, the "eruption also opened a 10km crack in the ground and spewed lava 300m in the air." Lees alle
Thu, 16 Aug 2007, 11:21
The Ethiopian News Agency report a possible new flank eruption from Erta Ale volcano in the Danakil desert. Ethiopian News Agency. According to the agency, two people are reported missing and several hundreds of villagers were forced to flee from their area by a lava flow. ... Lees alle
Thu, 20 Oct 2005, 20:35
Volcanic activity at Erta Ale reported previously actually occurred at Dabbahu: ... Lees alle
Wed, 5 Oct 2005, 08:18
One week after the start of the eruption of Erta Ale, some details emerge as news reports come in: the crater of the large shield volcano has rapidly filled with fresh lava and possibly overflowed, destroying farmland and killing much livestock. strong strombolian or hawaiian activity is producing thick clouds of ash that shower over the volcano's surroundings.   ... Lees alle
Mon, 26 Sep 2005, 18:58
Erta Ale volcano in northern Afar, Ethiopia, well-known for its long-lived active lava lake that had occupied its crater up until 2004, erupted yesterday according to unconfirmed reports from local authorities. The eruption followed a series of earthquakes of up to 5.5. magnitude Richter scale that occurred in the area the day before. ... Lees alle

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