In the last week, a brand-new volcanic eruption occurred at a recently formed island within the nation of Tonga. Elsewhere, in the Azores, an unusually strong volcanic earthquake swarm occurred on the island of Terceira, whose volcano is still at a raised alert level. And in Indonesia, an unusual but weak earthquake swarm occurred at the Toba supervolcano. This video will discuss these stories and list the 46 volcanoes which are actively erupting around the planet.

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Sources/Citations:
[1] NASA Worldview, EOSDIS Worldview, (Satellite imagery: NOAA-20 / VIIRS, Terra / MODIS), (Thermal signatures: Terra / MODIS, NOAA-20 / VIIRS, Aqua / MODIS), at https://worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov/
[2] ONEMI (Chile)
[3] INGV (Italy)
[4] Tonga Geological Services
[5] PVMBG (Indonesia)
[6] Vedur.is / Iceland Met Office
[7] Phivolcs (Philippines)
[8] U.S. Geological Survey
[9] Rabaul Volcano Observatory
[10] Servicio Geologico Colombiano
[11] Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
[12] Alaska Volcano Observatory
[13] Vanuatu Meteorology & Geo-Hazards Department
[14] INSTITUTO GEOFÍSICO ESCUELA POLITÉCNICA NACIONAL (Ecuador)
[15] OVSICORI-UNA (Costa Rica)
[16] Sernageomin (Chile)
[17] Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department
[18] Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Russia)
[19] Tonga Geological Survey (Tonga)
[20] CIVISA (Azores)

0:00 The Most Active Volcano
0:31 This Week’s Top Stories
0:56 Terceira Volcano
3:14 Home Reef Eruption
3:55 Toba Earthquakes
4:37 List of Erupting Volcanoes

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