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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Merapi  |  Dome growth, pyroclastic flows, lava avalanches, and ash emissions through February 2022
  • San Cristobal  |  Explosions and ash plumes during December 2021
  • Tinakula  |  Thermal anomalies, gas-and-steam emissions, and possible lava flows during July-December 2021
  • Kilauea  |  New eruption in the lava lake at Halema’uma’u during September-December 2021
  • Erebus  |  Increased thermal activity during 2021 compared to 2020
  • Langila  |  Thermal anomalies, ash plumes, and sulfur dioxide plumes during May-December 2021
  • Sangay  |  Large explosion on 2 December 2021 with ash plumes to 15 km altitude and new flow on N flank
  • Sheveluch  |  Explosions destroy most of the whaleback dome; dome growth continues, July-December 2021
  • Heard  |  Thermal anomalies and lava flows continue; strong lava flow event during 3-5 January 2022
  • Stromboli  |  Strombolian explosions and minor flow activity, September-December 2021
  • Masaya  |  Active lava lake and gas-and-steam emissions persist during June-December 2021
  • Nevado del Ruiz  |  Ash emissions increase in frequency during November-December 2021; dome growth continues
  • Nyamulagira  |  Frequent thermal anomalies from the lava lake during June-November 2021

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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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