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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014
Kilauea (Hawai'i): The June 27 flow front has advanced more rapidly over the past four days, and is now 4.2km (2.6mi) from the vent (Seen in first photo below). This recent increased advance rate is due to the confinement of the flow against the slopes of an older perched lava channel, from 2007. The advance rate will likely drop in the coming days as the flow passes the confines of the perched channel and spreads out on flatter topography. ... [more]
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
Tungurahua (Ecuador): Following more than 2 months of calm, the volcano is probably about to enter a new eruptive phase, a special bulletin of Ecuador's Geophysical Institute (IGPEN) informs. ... [more]
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Following more than 2 months of calm, the volcano is probably about to enter a new eruptive phase, a special bulletin of Ecuador's Geophysical Institute (IGPEN) informs. ... [more]
Nishinoshima on 23 July (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Summary of some of the most significant events during the past days: ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow from an explosion at Reventador on 26 July evening (IGPEN webcam)
Activity at the volcano has increased with more frequent small to moderately sized explosions from the growing lava dome in its summit. An explosion on the evening of 26 July generated a pyroclastic flow on the southwestern slope that reached almost 1 km length. ... [more]
Nishinoshima on 23 July (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
Activity at the growing island continues, perhaps even with increased intensity, judging from the recent pictures obtained by the Japanese Coast Guard on 23 July: ... [more]
Explosive eruption at  Halema'uma'u lava lake on 23 July
A piece of the crater walls of the Halema'uma'u lava lake collapsed on 23 July and triggered a small explosive eruption. Liquid spatter was ejected to the outer perimeter of the pit crater (including webcam position and the closed observation area) and an ash plume was generated. ... [more]
MODIS hot spots at Ibu volcano (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
New thermal signals have been detected recently coming from the northern rim of the volcano's summit crater, suggesting that the volcano has entered a phase of increased activity. ... [more]
Thermal image of the effusive vents at the base of the NE crater with the lava flow (Monte Cagliato webcam, INGV Catania)
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (25 Jul) A new vent opened yesterday morning at 11:14 local time. ... [more]

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

Europe and Atlantic Ocean:
Africa and Indian Ocean:
  • Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia)
  • Dukono (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  • Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  • Lokon-Empung (North Sulawesi, Indonesia)
  • Sangeang Api (Indonesia)
  • Semeru (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia)
  • Slamet (Central Java, Indonesia)
  • Marapi (Western Sumatra, Indonesia)
  • Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia)
  • Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia)
  • Raung (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Kelud (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Papandayan (West Java, Indonesia)
  • Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia)
  • Kerinci (Sumatra, Indonesia)
  • Gamkonora (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  • Gamalama (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  • Ambang (North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands, Indonesia)
  • Ebulobo (Flores, Indonesia)
  • Lewotobi (Flores, Indonesia)
  • Sirung (Pantar Island, Indonesia )
  • Rinjani (Lombok, Indonesia)
  • Paluweh (off Flores Island, Indonesia)
  • Tambora (Sumbawa, Indonesia)
  • Ijen (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Bromo (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia)
  • Talang (Sumatra, Indonesia)
  • Dieng (Central Java, Indonesia)
  • Guntur (West Java, Indonesia)
Aleutians, Alaska and North America:
Central America and Carribean:
South America:
Other regions:
  • Erebus (Antarctica)
  • Siple (Marie Byrd Land, Western Antarctica)
  • Zavodovski (South Sandwich Islands (UK))
Pacific Ocean:
  • Kilauea (Hawai'i)
  • Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea)
  • Manam (Papua New Guinea)
  • Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu)
  • Ambrym (Vanuatu)
  • Kavachi (Solomon Islands)
  • Ulawun (New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
  • Rabaul (Tavurvur) (New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
  • Ahyi (United States, Mariana Islands)
  • Loihi (United States, Hawaiian Islands)
  • Pagan (Mariana Islands)
  • Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
  • Karkar (Northeast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea)
  • Ruapehu (North Island, New Zealand)
  • Tongariro (North Island, New Zealand)
  • White Island (New Zealand)
  • Aoba (Vanuatu)
  • Gaua (Vanuatu)
  • Tinakula (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands)
Ring of Fire (Kurile Islands to Philippines):
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