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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Barren Island  |  Ash emissions in early January 2022, and notable thermal anomalies through the month
  • Bezymianny  |  Strong explosion with ash plumes, pyroclastic flows, and incandescence during 15-16 March 2022
  • Great Sitkin  |  Continuing dome growth and lava effusion through April 2022
  • Sabancaya  |  Frequent low energy explosions, ash-and-gas plumes during October 2021-March 2022
  • Fuego  |  Frequent explosions with ash plumes, and occasional lava flows, during December 2021-March 2022
  • Copahue  |  Two thermal anomalies during November 2021
  • Chikurachki  |  Explosions and ash plumes during late January-early February 2022
  • Wolf  |  First eruption in seven years; lava effusion on the SE flank during January-April 2022
  • Krakatau  |  Explosive events during February-April 2022; new lava flow on 23 April
  • Turrialba  |  Occasional weak phreatic explosions during November 2021-February 2022
  • Piton de la Fournaise  |  Eruption with lava fountains and flow on the S flank, 22 December 2021-17 January 2022
  • Taal  |  Phreatomagmatic eruption on 26 March 2022 included 66 explosions that ejected wet ash
  • Telica  |  Weak explosions and minor ash plumes continue into late March 2022

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

18 August 2022 Database updated (4.11.1). Current eruptions updated through 12 Aug 2022. General updates to volcano data.

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.

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