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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Tinakula  |  Ongoing thermal anomalies and gas-and-steam plumes during January-September 2022
  • Ibu  |  Eruption continues with almost daily ash plumes through September 2022
  • Dukono  |  Frequent weak ash explosions and plumes through September 2022
  • Turrialba  |  Small phreatic eruption on 17 July 2022
  • Yasur  |  Ongoing thermal anomalies, gas-and-ash explosions, and SO2 plumes through August 2022
  • Nyamulagira  |  Summit caldera lava flows and thermal anomalies continue during December 2021-August 2022
  • Reventador  |  Daily explosions, ash plumes, lava flows, and incandescent block avalanches during February-July 2022
  • Popocatepetl  |  Daily gas-and-steam emissions and occasional explosions during February-July 2022
  • Santa Maria  |  Ash plumes, block avalanches, and lava flows persist during February-July 2022
  • Kilauea  |  Lava effusions persisted in the lava lake at Halema’uma’u during January-June 2022
  • Masaya  |  Weak thermal anomalies and gas-and-steam emissions during January-July 2022
  • Nevado del Ruiz  |  Intermittent ash emissions, thermal activity, and dome growth during January-July 2022
  • Pavlof  |  Weak ash explosions, small lava flows, and lahars during November 2021-July 2022

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1 march 2023 Database updated (5.0.3). General updates to volcano data. Current eruptions updated through 23 Feb 2023.

23 January 2023 Database updated (5.0.2). General updates to volcano data.

21 December 2022 Database updated (5.0.1). Current eruptions updated through 19 Dec 2022. General updates to volcano data.

1 November 2022 Database updated (5.0.0). Major update with the addition of Episodes and Events structure to volcano eruption histories. General updates to volcano data. Current eruptions updated through 28 October 2022.

2 September 2022 Database updated (4.11.2). General updates to volcano data. New volcano number for Fagradalsfjall (Iceland).

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