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Latest volcano news:
Karangetang in eruption last week (photo: Kamil Syahbana / twitter)
Monday, Aug 31, 2015
Manam (Papua New Guinea): A volcanic ash plume at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude extending 70 km north from the volcano was reported this morning (VAAC Darwin). ... [more]
Seismic signal from Nevado del Ruiz volcano (REB station) showing the onset of volcanic tremor
A phase of ash emissions occurred early today at the volcano. A strong pulse of volcanic tremor started at 03:21 local time. ... [more]
NASA satellite image of Michael volcano (image: NASA via South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog)
One of the remotest active volcanoes is in eruption again. In a satellite image from 26 August 2015 obtained from the NASA's Earth Explorer program, the east flank of Mount Michael volcano can be seen stained grey which strongly indicates that an eruption took place. [more]
Aerial photo of Colima's crater on 25 Aug, now approx. 60 m deep (photo: Carlos Navarro / Universidad de Colima)
Explosions continue to occur from time to time at the volcano. During an overflight on 25 August, researchers from the University of Colima found that as a result of the explosions, the crater had been deepened by 20 meters during the past 2 weeks and is now approx. 60 m deep and 270 m wide, similar to what it was after the large eruption in 1913. ... [more]
Current seismic trace (BNAS station)
Activity at the volcano remains high while seismic activity has been showing a decreasing trend today and been described as moderate by the Geophysical Institute. ... [more]
A volcanic ash plume at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude extending 70 km north from the volcano was reported this morning (VAAC Darwin). [more]
Karangetang in eruption last week (photo: Kamil Syahbana / twitter)
The eruption continues at the volcano: it is characterized by Strombolian activity at the summit crater and lava extrusion that forms frequent incandescent avalanches. ... [more]
Continuous ash emissions are being observed from the volcano, generating plumes at 2-3 km altitude that drift up to 70-80 km to the east (Darwin VAAC). [more]

No significant changes have occurred at the ongoing eruptino on both the summit vent (Halema'uma'u lava lake) and the east rift zone. During the past days, lava flows have resurfaced most of the interior of what is left of Pu'u 'O'o crater. ... [more]

What's erupting? List & map of currently active volcanoes

Europe and Atlantic Ocean:
Africa and Indian Ocean:
Aleutians, Alaska and North America:
Central America and Carribean:
South America:
Other regions:
  • Erebus (Antarctica)
  • Michael (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is)
  • Siple (Marie Byrd Land, Western Antarctica)
  • Zavodovski (South Sandwich Islands (UK))
Pacific Ocean:
Ring of Fire (Kurile Islands to Philippines):
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