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

Europe and Atlantic Ocean:
Iceland:
Africa and Indian Ocean:
Indonesia:
Aleutians, Alaska and North America:
Central America and Carribean:
South America:
Other regions:
  • Erebus (Antarctica)
  • Siple (Marie Byrd Land, Western Antarctica)
Pacific Ocean:
  • Kilauea (Hawai'i)
  • Kavachi (Solomon Islands)
  • Karkar (Northeast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea)
  • Manam (Papua New Guinea)
  • Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu)
  • Ambrym (Vanuatu)
  • Tinakula (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands)
  • Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea)
  • Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
  • Ulawun (New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
  • Rabaul (Tavurvur) (New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
  • White Island (New Zealand)
  • Loihi (United States, Hawaiian Islands)
  • Pagan (Mariana Islands)
  • Ruapehu (North Island, New Zealand)
  • Tongariro (North Island, New Zealand)
  • Aoba (Vanuatu)
  • Gaua (Vanuatu)
Ring of Fire (Kurile Islands to Philippines):
=major eruption =erupting =minor activity / eruption warning =unrest

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Latest volcano news:
MODIS hot spot at Ubinas (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
A relatively strong ash emission was reported from last night (19:00 local time), inferred by seismic and infrared data. ... [more]

Etna's New SE crater and the team of VolcanoDiscovery in Italy (aka OPEC) and elsewhere wishes you a Happy Easter! [more]

INETER reported that the shore of Lake Managua retreated in some areas close to the epicenters of the recent earthquakes. Residents from the area Xiloá-Apoyeque, located about 2 km east of Comarca el Marañonal (at km 17 on the Xiloá highway) observed that the beach retreated for 16 meters on a strech of 500 m length. ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung yesterday (photo: Firdaus Surbakti - facebook.com/firdaus.surbakti)
Friday, Apr 18, 2014
Chirpoi (Kurile Islands, Russia): SVERT reported that on 13 April satellite images over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, detected steam-and-gas emissions. Cloud cover obscured views on the other days during 9-15 April. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 9-15 April 2014) ... [more]
Explosion from Fuego volcano this morning
Moderate to strong explosions continue at the volcano with ash plumes rising almost 1 km above the crater. ... [more]
A possible explosive eruption occurred this morning; VAAC detected an ash plume at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude drifting east from the volcano. This could have been caused by a stronger phreato-magmatic explosion (sea water coming in contact with magma). [more]
Eruption at Ubinas volcano yesterday (INGEMMET webcam)
The latest report by Peru's Institute of Geophysics (IGP) issued a series of recommendations to authorities, among which to raise the alert level to orange, given that activity has gradually increased and is now comparable to the eruption during 2006. ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung yesterday (photo: Firdaus Surbakti - facebook.com/firdaus.surbakti)
A pyroclastic flow occurred yesterday afternoon (17:40 WIB) at the volcano. Most likely, it was triggered by a partial collapse of the steep lava tongue that had been emplaced on its southern flank during the past months. ... [more]
Eruption from Shiveluch volcano this morning (KVERT webcam)
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): The volcano continues to slowly extrude viscous lava at its dome. An ash plume was produced this morning that rose to 13,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude and drifted SE. Most likely, it had been caused by a small to moderately large collapse on the eastern flank: ... [more]

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