Nyiragongo volcano (DRCongo): growing lava lake

Thu, 13 Jan 2022, 00:45
00:45 AM | BY: MARTIN
Satellite cloud-free view on Nyiragongo's main crater today (image: Sentinel 2)
Satellite cloud-free view on Nyiragongo's main crater today (image: Sentinel 2)
The effusive eruption at the volcano continues.
Judging from today's clear available image, the lava continues to supply the Nyiragongo's main lava lake and its currently stable condition suggests that there is a delicate equilibrium between heat and magma supply and loss (through cooling and mild emissions during degassing).

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Fri, 7 Jan 2022, 23:07
Nyiragongo's main crater seen from the plane on 5 January (image: Enoch David/twitter)
An aerial flight over the Nyiragongo volcano has been made on 5 January that offers spectacular views into the main crater's eruption where the lava continues to fill the lava lake. Read all
Thu, 30 Dec 2021, 19:09
Glow at Nyiragongo volcano visible from space (image: Sentinel 2)
The Goma Volcanological Observatory (OVG) reported that the intense activity on the southern flank of the volcano continues. ... Read all
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