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Volcanoes of the World

The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
Every volcano in the world that has erupted within the past 10,000 years or is considered potentially active and many extinct volcanoes are listed.
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Volcano news:

Lava fountaining from Fuego yesterday (AntiguaCulturalTV)
Tuesday, Dec 01, 2015
The 12th paroxysmal eruptive phase of the volcano during 2015 has ended over night. ... [more]
Explosion from Colima volcano on 25 Nov (image: Hernando Rivera)
Intermittent explosions of small to moderate, sometimes large size continue to occur at the volcano. Attached image from 25 Nov shows a moderately large event. [more]
Explosion from Santiaguito this morning (image: Sismos en Guatemala ‏@SismosGuate / twitter)
A phase of elevated activity has started at the volcano since 29 November. The largest event so far occurred this morning at 07:07 local time, when a strong explosion produced an ash plume that rose approx. 2-3 km and (probably) a small pyroclastic flow. Ash fall occurred in nearby villages and towns including San Marcos Palajunoj, and Finca La Florida. ... [more]
Eruption of Momotombo volcano this morning (from TN8 Nicaragua video)
A series of at least 4 small explosions occurred at the volcano this morning, at 07:49, 08:17, 08:42, and 08:55 local time. The eruptions, in particular the last and largest one, produced steam and ash plumes that rose up to approx. 1 km from the summit. ... [more]
Copahue this morning
Activity at the volcano continues to slowly increase. Over the past days, continuous explosive activity at the summit vent has been producing a plume of dark ash that reached 1-2 km height and drifted into easterly directions. ... [more]

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