Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Volcanic eruption at Fogo Island (Cape Verde) (2014-11-24)


Activation time (UTC): 2014-11-24 23:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2014-11-23 07:30:00 Event type: Other

Activation reason:
Eruption in Fogo Island (Cape Vert) started early morning of sunday23rd. Last eruption occurred in April 1995 and lasted about one month, destroying hundreds of houses. Local authorities already started to evacuate population from the affected zones as lava is flowing fast.

Reference maps produced: 3 Delineation maps produced: 0 Grading maps produced: 16

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2014):  Volcanic eruption at Fogo Island (Cape Verde) (2014-11-24). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2014-11-24
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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Geographic bounding box

15.1603196161° N, -24.1885484128° E, 14.6618056935° S, -24.6991849849° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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