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Latest volcano news:
Earthquakes under and near Bardarbunga volcano since Jan 2016 (yellow circles = older than 2 days, red = past 48 hours)
Over the past few months, seismic activity at the volcano, mainly under the volcano's large, ice-covered caldera has been increasing again, suggesting that magma might be filling the volcano's reservoir underneath the caldera. ... [more]
Explosion at Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: Endro Lewa / facebook)
Recently, explosions from the active summit lava dome have become more frequent, producing ash plumes that rose 1-2 km above the summit. Extrusion of viscous lava also continues at slow pace, generating small to moderate pyroclastic flows from time to time. [more]
Eruption of Sakurajima volcano this morning (NHK)
After several months of unusual calm, the volcano had a moderately strong vulcanian explosion from the Showa crater this morning. An ash plume rose to approx. 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude. ... [more]
Glowing avalanches after an explosion of Fuego this morning
Activity at the volcano is again increasing and seems to be heading towards another (the 3rd in 2016) paroxysm. ... [more]
Ash plume from Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano yesterday
Wednesday, Feb 03, 2016
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Several ash plumes reaching estimated 13-16,000 ft (4-5 km) altitude have been reported by Tokyo VAAC during the past days, suggesting that the volcano's intermittent explosions are currently more frequent and relatively intense. ... [more]
Ash plume from Copahue yesterday
During the past weeks, the El Agrio crater has continued to emit weak, but near-continuous emissions of fine gray ash. Incandescence remains visible at night. ... [more]
Steam / ash plume and thermal hot spot at Barren Island on 1 Feb 2016 (MODIS / VIIRS Nasa imagery)
Minor eruptive activity (possibly strombolian) seems to continue on the remote island, at least intermittently. ... [more]
Ash plume from Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano yesterday
Weak, passive ash venting occurred yesterday at the western pit crater, showing that volcanic unrest continues. [more]
Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016
Several ash plumes reaching estimated 13-16,000 ft (4-5 km) altitude have been reported by Tokyo VAAC during the past days, suggesting that the volcano's intermittent explosions are currently more frequent and relatively intense. [more]

 

What's erupting? List & map of currently active volcanoes

Europe and Atlantic Ocean:
Iceland:
Africa and Indian Ocean:
Indonesia:
  • Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia)
  • Dukono (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  • Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  • Semeru (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Bromo (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia)
  • Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia)
  • Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia)
  • Egon (Flores, Indonesia)
  • Sirung (Pantar Island, Indonesia )
  • Sangeang Api (Indonesia)
  • Raung (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia)
  • Papandayan (West Java, Indonesia)
  • Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia)
  • Slamet (Central Java, Indonesia)
  • Kerinci (Sumatra, Indonesia)
  • Awu (North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands, Indonesia)
  • Ruang (North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands, Indonesia)
  • Gamkonora (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  • Lokon-Empung (North Sulawesi, Indonesia)
  • Gamalama (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  • Ebulobo (Flores, Indonesia)
  • Lewotobi (Flores, Indonesia)
  • Rinjani (Lombok, Indonesia)
  • Paluweh (off Flores Island, Indonesia)
  • Tambora (Sumbawa, Indonesia)
  • Ijen (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Tangkubanparahu (West Java, Indonesia)
  • Dempo (Sumatra, Indonesia)
  • Marapi (Western Sumatra, Indonesia)
Aleutians, Alaska and North America:
Central America and Carribean:
South America:
Other regions:
  • Erebus (Antarctica)
  • Michael (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is)
  • Siple (Marie Byrd Land, Western Antarctica)
  • Zavodovski (South Sandwich Islands (UK))
Pacific Ocean:
Ring of Fire (Kurile Islands to Philippines):
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