New Activity / Unrest

Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Ambrym
    Frequent thermal alerts and gas emissions continue
  • Etorofu-Yakeyama [Grozny Group]
    23 years of quiet ended by occasional minor 2013-2014 eruptions
  • Fuego
    Explosions, ash plumes, lava flows, and lahars during April 2013-June 2014
  • Kizimen
    Evidence for eruption ceases after 9 December 2013; steaming continues
  • Nyiragongo
    Lava lake dynamic but largely at low levels during mid-2011
  • Tinakula
    Abnormal rumbling after M 7.9 earthquake of 6 February 2013

  • Latest Bulletin (April 2014)


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