Toombs, A., & Wadge, G., 2012. Reuters noted further that experts at the Lwiro Natural Science Research Centre in Bukavu, S of Goma, said abnormal activity was detected in December. Envisat I7 ascending interferogram spanning the November 27 2006 eruption. Krafft M, 1990. Two lava flows were extruded, one that extended about 3 km to the SW, the other about 1 km to the W. The eruption was continuing as of 31 December. Based on satellite imagery, the Toulouse VAAC reported that during 29 November-2 December 2006 emissions produced ash plumes to altitudes of 3-6.1 km. In early May, activity moved to the N end of the fissure, as a NE branch developed and formed vents 15-17. of Hawai'i, 2525 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA (URL: http://modis.higp.hawaii.edu/); MONUSCO, United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo (URL: https://monusco.unmissions.org/en/, Twitter: @MONUSCO); Cultur Volcan, Journal d'un volcanophile (URL: https://laculturevolcan.blogspot.com), Twitter: @CultureVolcan). Fumarolic activity was also observed along the 1989 fissure (figure 14), and the fresh lava plain in and around the pit crater appeared much larger than before. The 1977 eruption was preceded by the creation of a new small volcano, Murara, a short distance away on the slopes of Nyamuragira. The eruption was preceded by many tectonic quakes, and has also shaken nearby Nyiragongo volcano, which is far more destructive than its neighbor. Carn, S.A., and Bluth, G.J.S., 2003, Prodigious sulfur dioxide emissions from Nyamuragira volcano, D.R. Acad. Although the image resolution is not sufficient to differentiate between Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo as a plume source, the former has previously emitted large amounts of sulfur dioxide. Scientists who visited the Nyiragongo summit crater on 22 and 24 March saw intense fumarolic activity in the summit crater of Nyamuragira through binoculars. Source: Toulouse Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC). Congo), in the rift depression. 3.5 km SW of the caldera's edge. Pouclet A, 1975. On 6 July 2005, the Goma Volcano Observatory (GVO) reported that a significant seismic crisis had occurred at Nyamuragira in late June 2005. He told Reuters: "We believe the eruption will continue for several weeks-we still hear terrible underground rumblings." The volume of the spill on the second night must have assumed important proportions, judging from the glow, though still rather localized. Inset in red box: Ikonos image from 2005 showing the southernmost vent of the 1996 eruption aligned NNW-SSE. A strong eruption at Nyamuragira (the volcano's name in the Kinyarwanda language, but "Nyamulagira" in other DR Congo languages) ... three lava flows have reached the lake within the last 100 years, and acid rains and pyroclastic falls have regularly affected crops and urban zones in this area. The Alert Level remained at Yellow through at least early August. The high seismic activity could also be related to regeneration of the Nyamuragira lava lake or to activity of the Nyiragongo lava lake. Volcanism has been characterized by lava emissions, thermal anomalies, seismicity, and gas-and-steam emissions. Explore Nyamuragira in central Africa, one of the world’s most active and mysterious volcanoes. Both cones were about 300 m high. The latter was ~13 x 6 km in size, oriented in an E-ESE direction. An eruption . By 11 March the composite cone at the E vents had a basal diameter of 300 m and was ~250 m high, but activity was becoming intermittent. 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