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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Cotopaxi  |  Ash emissions, ashfall, and occasional lahars during February-July 2023
  • Ol Doinyo Lengai  |  Continued thermal activity at the summit crater during February-July 2023
  • Nevado del Ruiz  |  Intermittent gas-and-ash plumes, ashfall events, and seismicity during February-July 2023
  • Tofua  |  Thermal anomalies persisted in the Lofia crater during February-July 2023
  • Kavachi  |  Variable yellow-green discolored water plumes continued during February-July 2023
  • Heard  |  Lava flows and thermal activity persist during February-July 2023
  • San Cristobal  |  Strong explosion with an ash plume, pyroclastic flows, and ashfall on 5 July 2023
  • Etna  |  Intermittent Strombolian activity, lava flows, and ash plumes during March-June 2023
  • Rincon de la Vieja  |  Phreatic eruptions and gas-and-steam plumes persisted during January-June 2023
  • Erta Ale  |  Ongoing minor activity at S crater, and a renewed lava lake at the N crater in January 2023
  • Tinakula  |  Ongoing intermittent lava flows and thermal anomalies during October 2022-May 2023
  • Aira  |  Intermittent explosions, eruption plumes, and ashfall during January-June 2023
  • Suwanosejima  |  Frequent eruption plumes, explosions, and incandescent ejecta during January-June 2023

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