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Latest volcano news:
Friday, May 29, 2015
After having been comparably calm the past days, the volcano started a series of strong explosions this morning. Ash plumes rose to reported 14,20,000 ft altitude. ... [more]
Ash plumes from Kuchinoerabu-jima and Sakura-jima volcanoes today (MODIS Terra / NASA)
Two people have been reported injured, presumably burnt by pyroclastic surge, and were flown to a hospital in Yakushima island. ... [more]
Lava flows reaching the sea from Wolf volcano, Isabela Island (Galapagos) (photo: Jinsop Barzola / Galapagos National Park)
During the evening of 27 May (local time), the lava flow entered the sea on the southeast shore of the northern part of Isabela island. [more]
Ash plume and pyroclastic flow from the eruption of Kuchinoerabujima this morning
A powerful vulcanian explosion occurred this morning at 11:02 am local time at the volcano. The eruption - a both vertical and partially lateral massive explosion, occurred with apparently little warning from the Shintake vent and produced large pyroclastic flows by column collapse. A tall mushroom ash plume quickly rose to approx. 12 km altitude (36,000 ft). ... [more]
Telica's eruption seen by the INETER webcam
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Telica (Nicaragua): (28 May) After a week of calm, a new phase of explosive activity occurred yesterday at the volcano, beginning with a moderately large explosion at 12:02 local time. An ash plume rose approx. 3 km above the summit: ... [more]
Telica's eruption seen by the INETER webcam
After a week of calm, a new phase of explosive activity occurred yesterday at the volcano, beginning with a moderately large explosion at 12:02 local time. An ash plume rose approx. 3 km above the summit: ... [more]
Steam (and ash?) plume from Nevado del Ruiz yesterday
Unrest continues at the volcano. Strong steam emissions, sometimes mixed with light ash continue, accompanied by elevated seismic activity inside the volcano. ... [more]
Image of the eruption 26 May evening (image: Xavier Garcia / Parque Nacional Galapagos / facebook)
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Wolf (Galápagos Islands, Ecuador): (26 May) As of yesterday evening, the eruption has decreased a lot in intensity. Lava fountaining at the 1 km fissure vent had essentially stopped. The lava flows, still far from the sea, were only weakly alimentated and advancing slowly. ... [more]
Image of the eruption 26 May evening (image: Xavier Garcia / Parque Nacional Galapagos / facebook)
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
As of yesterday evening, the eruption has decreased a lot in intensity. Lava fountaining at the 1 km fissure vent had essentially stopped. The lava flows, still far from the sea, were only weakly alimentated and advancing slowly. [more]

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

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Iceland:
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South America:
Other regions:
  • Erebus (Antarctica)
  • Siple (Marie Byrd Land, Western Antarctica)
  • Zavodovski (South Sandwich Islands (UK))
Pacific Ocean:
Ring of Fire (Kurile Islands to Philippines):
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