January 2010 eruption

GORISK Eruption Report n°9
“Nyamulagira eruption ended on January 27th 2010”

The observations made during the last overflight achieved on January 27th indicated that no lava fountain nor lava flows were observed. Only fumarolic activity has been seen in the eruptive vent suggesting that the eruption has reach its end.

Those visual observations are also confirmed by a steep drop in the seismic activity recorded from January 27th 11 A.M. UTC (1 P.M. local time).

A team has walked to reach one of the lava flows to collect samples on 30th January.