Product ID: 3296 - English
Published: 28 May, 2021
GLIDE: VO20210523COD

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Status: New lava flow observed
Further action(s): continue monitoring
New lava flow trail detected northwest of Kibati village as of 27 May 2021;
Ash plume coming from Mount Nyiragongo moving towards the south-west as of 27 May 2021;
The lava flow has stopped 700m from Goma airport (DRC) and 4.5km from Gisenyi airport (Rwanda) as of 27 May 2021;
3 vents identified south of Nyiragongo caldera.
(1) Satellite Data (Post):
Sentinel-2/27 May 2021
Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data [2021]
SAOCOM-1A/27 May 2021
Copyright : SAOCOM Product CONAE - (2021). All Rights Reserved
Source: ESA
(2) Other data:
Lava flow extents: UNITAR-UNOSAT
Hotspots: NASA FIRMS, Suomi-NPP and NOAA-20 (VIIRS)
Epicenters : EMSC
Vents and fissures : USGS
Background: ALOS Global DSM, Esri Basemap and Sentinel-2 (27 May 2021)
(3) Ancillary data:
Administrative boundaries: OCHA Congo
District town boundaries: WikiMapia
Populated place: OpenStreetMap