Nyiragongo volcano (DR Congo): lava flows from side vent no more active
One of the local mountain guides reported that as of 30 May, no more lava flows from the side vent were active and cascading into the main lava lake, although lava bubbling could still be seen at the side vent.
Wed, 1 Jun 2016, 08:4208:42 AM | BY: T
Our next group will visit the volcano from 18-21 June and hopefully be able to report the volcano's current activity in more detail.
Wed, 13 Apr 2016, 15:59
The secondary vent remains active, a recent visit (on 8 April) at the volcano showed. Lava continues to be erupted from the side vent on the eastern crater floor and occasionally still cascades into the main pit with the active lava lake: read all
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 08:06
A recent visit to the volcano showed no more (or at least no more significant) activity from the side vent on the lower terrace. The recent lava flows that had surrounded the lips of the inner crater and partially spilled into the central lava lake were seen cooling. read all
Sat, 26 Mar 2016, 17:06
The mainly effusive activity from the new secondary vent inside the volcano's caldera continues with little changes. By now, new lava flows have surrounded the central pit (containing the main lava lake), covered most of the lower platform and cascade into the central vent at multiple locations. read all
Mon, 21 Mar 2016, 17:49
Goma Volcano Observatory published the results of recent field work on the crater of Nyiragongo during 10-11 March in a new report: in summary, it seems that the current intense activity from the two vents inside the inner crater is confined to this area, and no magma has migrated laterally. ... read all
Tue, 15 Mar 2016, 17:40
The new vent inside the crater of Nyiragongo remains very active, producing pulsating lava fountains of approx. 30 m height at intervals of 30 seconds, according to the observatory. Well-alimented lava flows leave from the vent. read all