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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Barren Island  |  Thermal anomalies and ash emissions persist during March-August 2021
  • Copahue  |  Notable ash plume on 10 August 2021; frequent SO2 emissions and nighttime incandescence
  • Karymsky  |  Ash explosions during June-October 2021
  • Manam  |  Explosion on 20 October 2021 included a strong ash plume and debris flow
  • Ol Doinyo Lengai  |  Ongoing crater activity with strong thermal anomalies during late August 2021
  • Pavlof  |  Intermittent minor explosions and gas-and-ash emissions during August-October 2021
  • Kavachi  |  Discolored water plumes observed in satellite imagery during October 2021
  • Pagan  |  Gas-and-ash plumes during 1-6 September 2021
  • Krysuvik-Trolladyngja  |  Lava fountaining and flows persist during May-September 2021
  • Chirinkotan  |  Explosions and intermittent ash plumes during August 2021
  • Turrialba  |  Small phreatic explosions in June and July 2021
  • Nishinoshima  |  Ash eruptions during 14-15 August 2021
  • Taal  |  Phreatomagmatic eruptions during early July 2021

The Volcanoes of the World database is a catalog of Holocene and Pleistocene volcanoes, and eruptions from the past 12,000 years.

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14 December 2021 Database updated (4.10.4). Current eruptions updated through 9 December 2021. General updates to volcano data.

15 October 2021 Database updated (4.10.3). Current eruptions updated through 15 October 2021. General updates to volcano data.

24 August 2021 Database updated (4.10.2). Current eruptions updated through 19 August 2021. General updates to volcano data. Major update to Sredinny Range and South Kamchatka, where 41 volcanoes were changed from Holocene to Pleistocene.

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The mission of GVP is to document, understand, and disseminate information about global volcanic activity.