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Tall lava fountains from Nyamuragira early on 8 Nov 2011 (day 2 of the new eruption) (Video: Virunga National Park gorillacd's Channel on YouTube)
Nyamuragira volcano
Shield volcano 3058 m / 10,033 ft
DRCongo, -1.41°S / 29.2°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Nyamuragira volcano eruptions:
1865, 1882, 1894, 1896, 1899, 1901, 1902, 1904, 1905, 1906(?), 1907, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1912-13, 1920, 1921-38, 1938-40, 1948, 1951, 1951-52, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1967, 1971, 1976-77, 1980, 1981-82, 1984, 1986, 1987-88, 1989, 1991-93, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2011 (6 Nov) - March 2012, 2014-16 (summit lava lake)
Typical eruption style:
Large effusive eruptions (Hawaiian style)
Last earthquakes nearby
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Nyamuragira volcano news & eruption updates:

Nyamuragira volcano (DR Congo): eruption warning

Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 16:19
16:19 PM | BY: T
According to local news, a seismic crisis is under way at the volcano and the volcano observatory in Goma thinks that a new eruption in coming days or weeks is likely.
"The eruption of Nyamulagira will have no impact on the famous volcano Nyiragongo, whose activity is in a normal state," said Kaco Karume, member of the Volcanic Observatory of Goma (OVG).
Nyamuragira (also spelled Nyamulagira) volcano is located 22 km north of Goma, the capital of North Kivu province. It erupts on average every 2 years. Its last eruption was in late 2011-early 2012.
Previous news
Thu, 18 Jul 2013, 11:21
NASA Earth Observatory images by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using Landsat 8 data from the USGS Global Visualization Viewer. Caption by Robert Simmon.
Recent NASA satellite images from 11 June 2013 show a thick steam and gas plume rising from a pit crater in the summit caldera of Nyamuragira volcano. No evidence of lava close to the surface was found, while the lava lake in neighboring Nyiragongo remains well active and visible on the same images. ... read all
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 22:23
Nyamuragira volcano in the DR Congo might be forming a new lava lake in its summit caldera. ... read all
Sun, 29 Jan 2012, 17:37
New photos from Nyiragongo volcano 22-25 Jan 2012 expedition
New photos from VolcanoDiscovery's recent expedition to still erupting Nyamuragira volcano from 22-25 January are now available at: ... read all
Fri, 27 Jan 2012, 15:55
During our recent expedition, we visited Nyamuragira's ongoing eruption during 22-25 January, and found that the eruption is still going on strongly, but somewhat less intense than during the first 1-2 weeks in January. ... read all
 

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