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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Pavlof | Spatter-fed lava interacting with ice, spawning clastogenic lava flows, lahars, and pyroclastic flows
  • Tangkubanparahu | West Java volcano issues very small eruption in March 2013; months of tremor and few volcanic earthquakes
  • Tofua | Five thermal alerts detected, 28 September-30 June 2015
  • Turrialba | 29 October 2014 magmatic eruption, the first such event in 150 years

  • Latest Bulletin (April 2015)


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