Nyamuragira volcano news & eruption updates:
Nyamuragira volcano (DRCongo) activity update
Mon, 4 Aug 2014, 15:5415:54 PM | BY: T
It is uncertain whether the eruption at Nyamuragira still continues, i.e. whether the new lava lake detected in July still exists.
MODIS hot spots at Nyiragongo but not at Nyamuragira (center) (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
The thermal signal associated with this lava lake has disappeared during the past days. Only a relatively weak gas plume is still visible on satellite imagery. No recent ground observations seem to be available to tell what is actually occurring at the large brother of Nyiragongo (which continues to have a very large and active lava lake in its summit crater).
Mon, 7 Jul 2014, 17:09
The new eruption continues in the form of a lava lake in the summit caldera. No evidence of lava flowing on the flanks of the giant volcano is availabe. ... read all
Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 07:10
A new eruption is occurring at the volcano. A lava lake has appeared in the main pit inside its summit caldera, but so far, reports of lava flows (presumably from flank vents) on the northern slope of Nyamuragira could not be verified. ... read all
Sun, 13 Apr 2014, 20:40
News started to spread on twitter and other media that a new eruption of the volcano started today, including pictures from the 2010 eruption as (false) evidence. ... read all
Sat, 12 Apr 2014, 09:00
No confirmation whether a new eruption at the volcano has started is available yet, but MODIS satellite data show a thermal hot spot near the NE rim of the summit caldera and a strong SO2 plume is being detected coming from the area. read all