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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)
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Large effusive eruptions (Hawaiian style)
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Nyamuragira volcano (DRCongo) activity update: lava flow filled the Pit crater

Tuesday Nov 12, 2019 06:53 AM | BY: MARTIN

Lava flow from Nyamuragira volcano filled the Pit crater (image: Sentinel 2)
Lava flow from Nyamuragira volcano filled the Pit crater (image: Sentinel 2)
The eruption since last update is still in progress and there is one active vent in the Pit crater.
The Sentinel 2 image taken on 4 November 2019 shows that the activity has probably filled the Pit crater. A lava flow follows the outline, and does not seem to have overflowed of the caldera.
Previous news
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2019
The Observatoire Volcanologique de Goma (OVG) reported that collapses of the volcano’s inner crater walls observed in May 2019 continued during 1-31 July. Lava fountaining from a small cone was visible. [more]
Heat signal from Nyamuragira volcano (MIROVA)
Thursday, Feb 02, 2017
An active lava lake has returned to one of the summit pit craters in the caldera of Nyamuragira volcano. ... [more]
Hot spot near the summit of Nyamuragira (center; below is signal from neighboring Nyiragongo) (image: MODIS / Univ. Hawaii)
Sunday, Jan 15, 2017
Activity at the volcano has been increasing recently. A strong thermal signal is visible from the summit caldera or the upper NE flank, suggesting that magma has risen again to the surface. ... [more]
Nyamuragira's pit crater with a small lava lake observed on 27 April 2016; volcanologist Sebastien Valade takes thermal measurements from the rim. (Image: MONUSCO via Culture Volcan)
Sunday, Jun 12, 2016
A small lava lake has reappeared in April, it seems. An expedition by staff of the Goma volcano observatory and MONUSCO observed a small lava pond present in the inner pit during 27 April. ... [more]
View into Nyamulagira's pit crater on 6 April 2016 (image: OVG / UN via Culture Volcan)
Saturday, Apr 16, 2016
The lava lake at the bottom of the inner pit in the volcano's summit caldera has recently disappeared, a recent survey by scientist from the Goma volcano observatory (OVG) and UN showed. ... [more]

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