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# Eruption

This year
More than 12,000 people flee homes as lava spews down Philippines’ Mayon volcano
However, thousands more remain within the permanent danger zone below Mayon.
Last year
Deja vu as new Iceland volcano erupts near capital
The activity may have been caused by a magnitude 5.47 earthquake on Sunday which moved the surrounding land 16 cm northwest.
All time
Thousands flee as Mount Semeru volcano erupts in Indonesia
There were no immediate reports of casualties.
Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts for second time this century
The volcano sits on the so-called Pacific “Ring of Fire” where many of the planet’s eruptions are recorded.
City 'spared' as river of lava from DR Congo volcano halts
Mount Nyiragongo erupted last night for the first time since 2002.
Death toll rises to 8 in New Zealand volcano disaster
Monitoring agency GeoNet said further eruptions on White Island were ‘likely’.
Irish woman included on list of survivors in New Zealand volcanic eruption
The Department of Foreign Affairs said it was aware of the case.
New Zealand police launch investigation into volcano tragedy
Questions have emerged over why tour groups were allowed into the volcano zone.
Flights redirected as Indonesia hikes alert level for volcano that sparked tsunami
A spokesperson for the national disaster agency said there is a danger of more eruptions.
Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier fatal earthquake
A government volcanologist said it’s possible the eruption was accelerated by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Central Sulawesi on Friday.
At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala
Authorities said more than 1.7 million people had been affected by the disaster.
Volcano in southern Japan erupts for first time in 250 years
The eruption occurred a few kilometres away from Shinmoedake, which featured in the 1967 James Bond film “You Only Live Twice” .
Over 56,000 people forced to flee as major volcanic eruption continues in the Philippines
The Mayon volcano began erupting two weeks ago.
Bali volcano alert: Government advising Irish citizens as thousands flee homes
Mount Agung has been spewing ash for a number of days.
Disruptions to international flights after Bali volcano erupts for second time this week
Mount Agung spewed smoke and ash as high as 4,000 feet this morning.
Entire population of Vanuatu island moved to safety as volcano threatens major eruption
It’s not clear when – or even if – the volcano will erupt.
Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcano eruption
The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.
Iceland's volcano eruption could reveal aerosols' climate change effect
The Icelandic volcano Holuhraun, which erupted in 2014, did not increase the amount of water in the clouds.
Tourists warned to stay away after Japan's biggest volcano blows its top
Ash has been spewed for thousands of metres above Mount Anso.
Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades
The volcano has not erupted in 43 years.
This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted
The death toll has reached 48 people.
First deaths confirmed following Mount Ontake eruption
Four people out of the 31 people who had been found in cardiac arrest near the peak were confirmed dead.
More than 30 feared dead in Japan as volcano continues to erupt
Official say 45 to 49 hikers sheltered overnight in cabins on the mountain.
Amazing video captured by Japanese hikers running for cover as volcano erupts
At least eleven hikers were injured when Mount Ontake started spewing ash and smoke.
Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began
There is currently an orange alert in place indicating an increased potential of an eruption.
In pictures: The massive volcanic eruption that killed three in Indonesia
The ash has blanketed eastern Javanese cities forcing seven airports to close.
Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)
A man and woman in their 60s were crushed to deaths, while 200,000 people in a 10km radius have been ordered to evacuate their homes.
Victims engulfed in ash as volcano kills at least 15
Victims were covered by scorching clouds during the eruption.
Volcano erupts 30 times in one day
Around 20,000 people have been displaced as Mount Sinabung spews lava on Sumatra island.
Snoopy-shaped island forms after volcanic eruption
We want to go to there.
El Salvador begins evacuations after volcano spews out gas and ash
A yellow alert has been issued an investigators are looking for signs of fresh and lava.
It literally rained rocks in Italy, and here's a video
Not exactly a grand soft day.
Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption
The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…
Photos: Clean-up begins after volcanic eruption in Japan coats city in ash
The eruption yesterday spewed a plume 5,000 meters into the air.
Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia volcano continues to wreak havoc
Five people were killed when the volcano erupted at the weekend.
Mount Etna flash eruption lights up Sicilian sky
Raw footage from Italy’s most active volcano this week.
Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers
The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.
Photos: Thar she blows - Russian volcano erupts for first time in 36 years
This is only the tenth time the volcano has erupted since records began in 1740.
Volcano erupts in Indonesia
Mount Lokon is one of the country’s most active volcanoes – eruption could be heard more than 5km away.
Erupting volcano forces Indonesian villagers to flee homes
Mount Lokon in north Sulawesi province has a history of violent eruptions; its last major eruption in 1991 killed a Swiss hiker.