Volcanoes Today, 27 Mar 2016: Suwanose-jima Volcano, Nyiragongo

Source: Volcano Discovery

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): The strombolian activity continues at the Otake crater continues. In the past days, it has been more intense, generating bright glow visible from neighboring islands and ash plumes that rose up to approx. 1 km.

Nyiragongo (DRCongo): 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.
Image credit: Jason Sehorn (Instagram)

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