Cape Verde Volcanoes
Cape Verde has 2 Holocene volcanoes. Note that as a scientific organization we provide these listings for informational purposes only, with no international legal or policy implications. Volcanoes will be included on this list if they are within the boundaries of a country, on a shared boundary or area, in a remote territory, or within a maritime Exclusive Economic Zone. Bolded volcanoes have erupted within the past 20 years. Suggestions and data updates are always welcome ().
Chronological listing of known Holocene eruptions (confirmed or uncertain) from volcanoes in Cape Verde. Bolded eruptions indicate continuing activity.
|Volcano Name||Start Date||Stop Date||Certainty||VEI||Evidence|
|Fogo||2014 Nov 23||2015 Feb 8||Confirmed||3||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1995 Apr 2||1995 May 26||Confirmed||2||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1951 Jun 12||1951 Aug 21||Confirmed||2||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1857 Jun 27||1857 Dec 15||Confirmed||2||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1852 Feb 19||1852 Mar 30 (?)||Confirmed||2||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1847 Apr 9||1847 May 2 (?)||Confirmed||2||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1816 Dec 31 ± 365 days||Unknown||Confirmed||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1799 Jun 2||1799 Jun 28||Confirmed||2||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1785 Jan 24||1785 Feb 25||Confirmed||2||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1769 Apr (in or after)||Unknown||Confirmed||Observations: Reported|
|Fogo||1500||1761 (?)||Confirmed||1||Observations: Reported|
There are 4 photos available for volcanoes in Cape Verde.
This is a compilation of Cape Verde volcano information sources, such as official monitoring or other government agencies.
|Observatório Vulcanológico de Cabo Verde (OVCV)|
|Volcanic Ash Advisory Center|
|Toulouse Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Notices and Archive|