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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Telica  |  Weak explosions and minor ash plumes continue into late March 2022
  • Ambrym  |  New ash eruption with crater incandescence in late January 2022
  • Popocatepetl  |  Continuing minor ash emissions and crater incandescence during August 2021-January 2022
  • Ibu  |  Intermittent ash plumes and thermal activity during September 2021-February 2022
  • Villarrica  |  Gas-and-steam emissions, seismicity, and crater incandescence during September 2021-February 2022
  • Santa Maria  |  Frequent explosions, ash plumes, and block avalanches during August 2021-January 2022
  • Grimsvotn  |  November-December 2021 jökulhlaup is not followed by Grímsvötn eruption
  • Erta Ale  |  Intermittent surges of activity at both caldera pit craters, September 2021-April 2022
  • Suwanosejima  |  Frequent explosions with ash plumes and ejecta
  • Lewotolok  |  Strombolian activity persisted with ash plumes during August 2021-January 2022
  • Reventador  |  Daily explosions and ash plumes with incandescent block avalanches during August 2021-January 2022
  • Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai  |  Surtseyan explosions with eruption plumes during 14-15 January 2022
  • Sangeang Api  |  Small ash plume on 17 February 2022

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8 June 2022 Database updated (4.11.0). Completed review of 2021 eruptions. Current eruptions updated through 5 June 2022. General updates to volcano data.

24 March 2022 Database updated (4.10.6). Current eruptions updated through 17 March 2022. General updates to volcano data.

31 January 2022 Database updated (4.10.5). Current eruptions updated through 27 January 2022. General updates to volcano data.

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

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