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Possible fissure eruption at Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia

A new fissure eruption is possibly taking place at lower ESE flank of Ethiopian Erta Ale volcano. The news was brought to our attention by volcanologist Tom Pfeiffer of Volcano Discovery on May 30, 2019. Their expedition leader reported an explosion in the Danakil...

May 31, 2019

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New flank eruption at Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia

A fissure eruption at the SE flank of Ethiopia's most active volcano seems to be in progress approximately 7 km (4.3 miles) from the summit caldera and lava lake. "According to our local correspondents, the activity at the summit has decreased a lot, which...

January 25, 2017


Erta Ale's lava lake close to overflowing, Ethiopia

The active lava lake in the southern pit of the Ethiopian Erta Ale volcano, 30 - 40 m (100 - 130 feet) in diameter, remains very active and approaches levels close to overflowing the margins of the pit again, being only a few meters below the floor of the caldera,...

November 21, 2015