Cotopaxi volcano showing ash spewing from its crater. Considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, Cotopaxi sent an ash plume high into the sky on Friday, before spewing several smaller clouds and leaving surrounding towns with a light dusting of volcanic ash
A view of the volcano Cotopaxi from Quito, Ecuador, early on Tuesday. Ecuador’s president imposed a state of emergency in the country over concern that the volcano Cotopaxi might erupt
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Lava flows out of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano as it erupts on the French island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean.
Mount Raung spews volcanic material into the air as seen from Songgon, East Java, Indonesia on Thursday
Villagers watch as Mount Sinabung releases volcanic material into the air in Tiga Serangkai, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcano has spewed hot lava almost daily since its alert status was raised early this month to the highest level. Thousands of villagers whose homes are in the danger zone have been evacuated since then to safer areas.
Ash from Mount Sinabung volcano fills the sky over an abandoned church during another eruption in Karo, in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province on Friday
Hot lava flows from the crater of Mount Sinabung as seen from Tiga Pancur, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early Thursday
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A local farmer pauses her work as Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke, seen from Tiga Kicat village onWednesday in Sukanalu village, North Sumatra, Indonesia
An Indonesian woman looks on from a village in Karo district, North Sumatra province, as the Mount Sinabung volcano erupts. More than 1,200 Indonesian villagers were on Monday evacuated from their homes.
An Indonesian farmer in Karo district watches the Mount Sinabung volcano erupting. Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by the volcano on Sumatra island to the highest level.
Smoke billows from the Villarrica volcano in Pucón, Chile. Some southern regions of the country are on alert because of an increase in activity at the volcano
Smoke and lava spew from the Villarrica volcano, as seen from Pucon town in the south of Santiago, Chile
Smoke and lava spew from the Villarrica volcano, as seen from Pucon town in the south of Santiago. The volcano went quiet on Tuesday after an eruption that sent a plume of ash and lava high into the sky in the early hours put Chile on high alert.
Villarrica volcano, located near Villarrica 1200 km from Santiago, in southern Chile, which began erupting on Tuesday forcing the evacuation of some 3,000 people in nearby villages
Lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on the French Indian Ocean island of Réunion. This is the volcano’s second eruption in the past year after three years of quiet
Piton de la Fournaise, erupting near the Dolomieu, Bory and Rivals craters on the French island of Réunion
A volcanic eruption illuminates the clouds around the Etna volcano, near Catania, Sicily island, southern Italy, early on Monday
Lava and clouds of smoke and gases being emitted from a volcano on the island of Fogo, Cha das Caldeiras, Cape Verde
Inhabitants of Chã das Caldeiras carry their belongings as they flee the volcano erupting in the island of Fogo, Cape Verde
In this photograph a house is in ruins and partly buried by volcanic ash and lava from the eruption of Mount Sinabung volcano seen in the background, as seen from the abandoned Sukameriah village in Karo district located in the volcano’s danger zone. Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered authorities to speed up the relocation of displaced residents during his visit at the evacuation center in Karo district in Sumatra island Wednesday