Nyiragongo, Congo

Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Toulouse VAAC reported that an eruption of unstated character from Nyiragongo occurred before 0300 on 2 September. The activity was not confirmed by ground observations. Nyiragongo’s frequently active lava lake is often detected on MODIS satellite thermal imagery.

Source: Toulouse Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC)  – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program.”


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