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Nyiragongo volcano (DR Congo) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 29 December-4 January 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 29 Dec 2021, 16:25
16:25 PM | BY: VN
OVG reported that voluminous gas plumes were visible rising from Nyiragongo and crater incandescence was visible during 3-5 January. Lava fountaining and collapses at active vents on the crater floor were observed along with a growing lava lake. Rumbling was sometimes audible.

Source: Observatoire Volcanologique de Goma (OVG)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2021. Report on Nyiragongo. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 29 December-4 January 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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