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Latest volcano news:
Thursday, Dec 08, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 08, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 08, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Explosion from Sabancaya this morning (IGEMMET webcam)
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
The volcano continues to explode frequently, roughly every half an hour on average, producing dense ash plumes that rise up to approx. 4 km above the volcano's summit. The ash plumes have been drifting for up to 40 km to the NE, E, SE and S of the volcano before dissipating. ... [more]
Ash emission from Turrialba yesterday (image: OVSICORI-UNA / facebook)
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
The volcano continues to be restless with intermittent mild eruptive phases. After 5 days of no visible activity, it restarted to emit low-energy plumes of gas, steam and ash yesterday. ... [more]
Current earthquakes (yellow: Sep-Dec 2016; blue: June 2016) under Cayambe (image: IGEPN)
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
The volcano has become restless. Scientists from Ecuador's Institute of Geophysics (IGEPN) recorded an increased number of earthquakes under the volcano a new report shows. The increased seismicity could be (but not must be) a precursor of renewed activity in the medium-term future (weeks, months?). ... [more]
Pacaya's intra-crater cone in early Dec 2016 (image: Mynor Marroquin via @ClimaEnGuate / Twitter)
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
The volcano's activity has been comparably calm recently, characterized by strong degassing from the intra-crater cone that formed during the latest period (2015-16) of strombolian activity and has become impressively large, filling a good part of the crater now. ... [more]

Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
Two participants on our tour in mid-late November sent us impressions from the very active Erta Ale volcano (lava lake currently overflowing) and Dallol (increased activity at the hot springs). ... [more]

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

Europe and Atlantic Ocean:
Iceland:
Africa and Indian Ocean:
Indonesia:
Aleutians, Alaska and North America:
Mexico, Central America and Carribean:
South America:
Other regions:
  • Erebus (Antarctica)
  • Bristol Island (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is)
  • Michael (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is)
  • Zavodovski (South Sandwich Islands (UK))
  • Siple (Marie Byrd Land, Western Antarctica)
Pacific Ocean:
Ring of Fire (Kurile Islands to Philippines):
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