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This week's active volcanoes. = ongoing activity = New activity (click marker for more info)

Active Volcanoes Level
The number of active volcanoes this week. The colors indicate normal intensity (green), above normal (yellow) or way above normal (red).
At any given time, there is an average of about 20 active volcanoes.
Volcano Impact Level
Impact level of recent volcanic eruptions or alerts on our world.
Level is determined every 15 minutes and is related to the amount of relevant messages on the internet.
Volcanic eruptions
At present, there are about 600 volcanoes that have had known eruptions during recorded history, while about 50-70 volcanoes are active (erupting) each year.
volcanic eruptions map
World volcano map 2011/member of Credits: USGS (
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