Recent and Ongoing Activity

These links lead to ground and satellite images, remote sensing interpretations, historical backgrounds and field updates of recent or ongoing volcanic activity.
Ruapehu Volcano, New Zealand June 1996 eruptions.
Soufriere Hill, Montserrat, West Indies Continuing volcanic activity.
Akutan Volcano, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Increased seismic activity at historically active volcano.
Popocatepetl Volcano, Central Mexico New eruptive activity.
Komagatake Volcano, Southwest Hokkaido, Japan Phreatic activity.
Small subaqueous eruption confirmed in Vanuatu Island Chain Aircraft and sea going vessel confirmation
Karymsky Volcano, Kamchatkan Peninsula, Russia Eruption to 7,000 meters.
Shishaldin Volcano, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Pilot and satellite confirmation of eruption.
Cerro Negro, Nicaragua Increased activity at the volcano, field reports
Volcano Rincon de la Vieja Unconfirmed reports on new eruption.
Northern Marianas Islands Ruby Seamount: Small subaqueous eruption, possible cone growth
Bezymianny Volcano, Kamchatkan Peninsula, Russia
Metis Shoal, Tonga (South Pacific)
Information about the April-May 1995 eruptions.

Fogo Caldera, SW Cape Verde Islands, Atlantic Ocean
Information about the April-May 1995 eruptions.

Rabaul Caldera, Papua New Guinea
Information concerning the September 1994 eruptions and current status.

Klyuchevskoi Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia
Satellite images, and historical information (including the September-October 1994 eruptions).

Popocatepetl, Mexico - late December 1994 awakening.

Merapi Volcano, Java, Indonesia
Information concerning the November 1994 eruption.

Minor Events Around the World

To read about the latest global volcanism around the world visit the Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Network. Released monthly, GVN bullitens contain reports and figures from observatories and scientists from around the world. Monthly reports can be found under "Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network".

Bulusan, Philippines
Late January/early February activity.

Galapagos, Fernandina
Late February activity (added 02/24/95)
Charles Darwin Research Station With updates on the volcanic activity. Operational hours 06:00 - 22:00 GMT-6 (1200Z-0400Z) Connection at 2400bps.

Barren Island

Aoba (Ambae), Vanuatu Islands

Parker Volcano, Southern Mindanao, Philippines

MTU Volcanoes Page