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Latest volcano news:
Eruption at Momotombo yesterday (image: INETER)
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016
Two relatively small explosions occurred yesterday at the volcano, one at around 02:20 and another at 11:15 local time. ... [more]
Ash plume from an eruption at Sakurajima this morning
Friday, Feb 12, 2016
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): The volcano continues to produce small to moderate vulcanian explosions at rates of a few per day, typically. ... [more]
Glow from Colima's summit crater this morning
The volcano continues to produce intermittent explosions, but there might be something new in the making: weak, but continuous glow from the crater has appeared during the last night - something that hasn't been observed since the latest effusive eruptive phase in July last year. It could indicate that a new lava dome is about to appear. The next days or weeks will probably give a better answer. ... [more]
Ash plume from an eruption at Sakurajima this morning
The volcano continues to produce small to moderate vulcanian explosions at rates of a few per day, typically. [more]
Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
Washington VAAC reported that during 3-8 February ash plumes from Colima rose to altitudes of 4.9-6.7 km (16,000-22,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 75-140 km in multiple directions. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 3-9 February 2016) [more]
Ash plume (its deposit on snow) from Zhupanovsky (image
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosions at the volcano have been relatively frequent recently and often intense enough to be detected on satellite imagery, monitored by Tokyo's VAAC (Volcanic Ash Advisory Center). ... [more]
Strong strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano early on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Volcanologist Edgar Barrios from INSIVUMEH's volcano observatory (OVF) kindly sent us these photos of the ongoing activity of Fuego volcano. ... [more]
Explosions at the volcano have been relatively frequent recently and often intense enough to be detected on satellite imagery, monitored by Tokyo's VAAC (Volcanic Ash Advisory Center). [more]
Ash plume (its deposit on snow) from Zhupanovsky (image
Activity of the volcano has picked up again recently. Several explosions occurred during the past days at the volcano, generating ash plumes that rose to approx. 22,000 ft (7 km) altitude and drifted ESE. ... [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)
  • Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia)
  • Semeru (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Bromo (East Java, Indonesia)
  • Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia)
  • Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, 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)
  • Egon (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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