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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Sabancaya  |  Explosions, gas-and-ash plumes, and thermal activity persist during November 2022-April 2023
  • Sheveluch  |  Significant explosions destroyed part of the lava-dome complex during April 2023
  • Bezymianny  |  Explosions, ash plumes, lava flows, and avalanches during November 2022-April 2023
  • Chikurachki  |  New explosive eruption during late January-early February 2023
  • Marapi  |  New explosive eruption with ash emissions during January-March 2023
  • Kikai  |  Intermittent white gas-and-steam plumes, discolored water, and seismicity during May 2021-April 2023
  • Lewotolok  |  Strombolian eruption continues through April 2023 with intermittent ash plumes
  • Barren Island  |  Thermal activity during December 2022-March 2023
  • Villarrica  |  Nighttime crater incandescence, ash emissions, and seismicity during October 2022-March 2023
  • Fuego  |  Daily explosions, gas-and-ash plumes, avalanches, and ashfall during December 2022-March 2023
  • Santa Maria  |  Active lava flows, explosions, ash plumes, and ashfall during December 2022-March 2023
  • Reventador  |  Daily explosions, gas-and-ash emissions, crater incandescence, and block avalanches during December 2022-March 2023
  • Popocatepetl  |  Daily gas-and-ash emissions, explosions, and ashfall during December 2022-March 2023

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15 December 2023 Database updated (5.1.5). Current eruptions updated through 15 December 2023. General updates to volcano data.

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