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Stratovolcano 3470 m / 11,384 ft
DRCongo, -1.52°S / 29.25°ECurrent status
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| ReportsNyiragongo volcano videosNyiragongo volcano books | ToursNyiragongo volcano eruptions:
1884, 1894, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1905, 1906, 1908(?), 1911, 1918, 1920-21, 1927-77, 1977, 1982, 1994-96, 2002 (17 Jan.), 2002-ongoing (lava lake)Typical eruption style:
Large effusive eruptions; persistant lava lake in the summit crater.Last earthquakes nearby
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| Landsat 8
Wed, 7 Aug 2019, 12:05
The Observatoire Volcanologique de Goma (OVG) reported that during 1-31 July the level Nyiragongo’s lava lake had dropped, making it not visible in the daytime. Incandescence from the lake continued to be visible at night. Activity also declined at a small eruptive cone that formed in the crater in 2014.
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Volcanic crisis at Sakurajima - updates
: A strong earthquake swarm and increased inflation were detected in August 2015 and triggered authorities to raise the alert level, as volcanologists think that a larger eruption could follow. News and updates on the events can be found on this page.