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Fogo vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 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 vulkaanuitbarstingen:
2014-15, 1995, 1951
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Fogo volcano news & eruption updates

Fogo volcano (Cape Verde): continuing eruption, new lava flow

Tuesday Feb 03, 2015 17:15 PM | DOOR: T

The lava flow at Fogo between Monte Beco and Monte Saia cones on 21 Jan (OVCV)
The lava flow at Fogo between Monte Beco and Monte Saia cones on 21 Jan (OVCV)
The same flow front, developed as pahoehoe, on 28 Jan (OVCV)
The same flow front, developed as pahoehoe, on 28 Jan (OVCV)
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.
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Koppelingen / Bronnen:
  • OVCV report 24-27 Jan
Vorig nieuws
Ash emission at Fogo on 25 Jan (OVCV)
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
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. ... [meer...]
Mild strombolian explosion from Fogo on 21 Jan (image: OVCV)
Friday, Jan 23, 2015
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. ... [meer...]
Monday, Jan 12, 2015
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. ... [meer...]
Wednesday, Jan 07, 2015
Activity continues, but overall the eruption has been decreasing and seems slowly to be coming to an end. ... [meer...]
Map of the lava flow field 28 Dec 2014. (Copernicus / European Union)
Saturday, Jan 03, 2015
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. [meer...]

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