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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Barren Island
    Ongoing intermittent ash plumes and thermal anomalies through June 2014
  • Gamkonora
    Phreatic eruption in January 2013 followed by elevated seismicity
  • Kavachi
    Plume of discolored water seen in January 2014 satellite imagery indicates probable eruption
  • Ol Doinyo Lengai
    Lava fountaining observed from the active cone during March and July 2014
  • Nevado del Ruiz
    Frequent ash emissions during September 2012-July 2014

  • Latest Bulletin (July 2014)


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