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Wolf volcano (Isabela Island, Galápagos): lava flow decreased its advance

Tue, 25 Jan 2022, 01:00
01:00 AM | BY: MARTIN
The lava flow at Wolf volcano on 21 January visible from space (image: Sentinel 2)
The lava flow at Wolf volcano on 21 January visible from space (image: Sentinel 2)
The effusive eruption of the volcano continues.
According to the latest available imagery from 21 January seems that the lava flow has stopped or at least decreased its advance in comparison to the satellite image from 16 January. Visibility of the eruptive phase was very limited due to dense clouds, but the discharge rate of this flow seems lower compared to the previous rate.
According to MIROVA Detection System, high thermal anomalies (4000 MW) continue to detect in satellite images.

Previous news

Tue, 18 Jan 2022, 14:16
On 13 January IG reported that the eruption at Wolf was continuing, but at decreasing levels. Lava from at least three fissures had traveled about 16.5 km SE, and covered an estimated 7.4 square kilometers, but had not reached the coast. Daily counts of thermal anomalies were in the hundreds but had progressively decreased in quantity and intensity in recent days, interpreted as a decrease in the effusion rate and cooling flows. ... Read all
Tue, 18 Jan 2022, 01:11
Two active lava arms at Wolf volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
The effusive eruption of the volcano continues. ... Read all
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