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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)
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Nyamuragira volcano news & eruption updates:

Nyamuragira volcano (DRCongo) activity update

Mon, 4 Aug 2014, 15:54
15:54 PM | BY: T
MODIS hot spots at Nyiragongo but not at Nyamuragira (center) (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
MODIS hot spots at Nyiragongo but not at Nyamuragira (center) (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
It is uncertain whether the eruption at Nyamuragira still continues, i.e. whether the new lava lake detected in July still exists.
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).
Previous news
Mon, 7 Jul 2014, 17:09
SO2 plume over Nyiragongo / Nyamuragira volcanoes (NOAA)
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
This satellite image from 30 June shows lava lakes and gas plumes from Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo Volcanoes. Landsat 8 image, published by NASA Earth Observatory
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
Degassing from a crater of Nyamuragira (source: Julien Paluku / Twitter: pic.twitter.com/oKmCMMrkVX)
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
MODIS hot spot at Nyamuragia (single spot in center) and Nyiragongo (large spot bottom) volcanoes (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
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
Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 16:19
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. ... read all
 

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