Mt. Dieng volcano’s CO2 levels hits three times higher than safe

Mt. Dieng volcano’s CO2 levels hits three times higher than safe

Poisonous gases spewing from Mount Dieng surpassed levels deemed safe for humans on Sunday. The level of carbon dioxide concentration measured in the air at Timbang, one of Mount Dieng's six craters, is two times higher than what is considered safe. On Sunday…

Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano blasts tower of ash

Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano blasts tower of ash

The Popocatepetl volcano that towers over Mexico City began rumbling again Friday, shooting a blast of ash about 2 miles (3 kilometers) above its crater at dawn.The ash cloud drifted first to the west and then turned back east toward the city of Puebla, Mexico’s

Mud eruption in Ninh Thuan is small-scale geological accident

Mud eruption in Ninh Thuan is small-scale geological accident

After two months of research, scientists have concluded that the mud eruption phenomenon in Thuan Bac district in the central province of Ninh Thuan is a small-scale geological accident, which is related to tectonical faults.Experts of Ninh Thuan Province’s

Mt.Yasur volcano upgraded to Alert Level 3

Mt.Yasur volcano upgraded to Alert Level 3

Ash belching from a Vanuatu volcano is an increasing health threat to islanders and their water supplies. The cloud from erupting Mount Yasur has billowed some 1,800 metres high and affected flights in neighbouring New Caledonia. Tourists have been banned from

Volcano expert fears we’ll see a super eruption in this century

Volcano expert fears we’ll see a super eruption in this century

Examining geological, historical and archeological records, the expert took the audience on a journey back to three volcanic eruptions that have shaken the world – the 1815 Tambora volcano in Indonesia that killed 100,000 people, the 1783 eruption of Kaki in Iceland

Kilauea crater lava lake grows

Kilauea crater lava lake grows

Lava is only present within Pu`u `O`o crater and the vent inset within the east wall and floor of the summit's Halema`uma`u Crater. The summit lava lake level falls and rises every 15 minutes. In the east rift zone, vents within Pu`u `O`o crater fed a lava lake…

Indonesia’s Dieng volcano spews poisonous gas

Indonesia’s Dieng volcano spews poisonous gas

Authorities have raised the alert level for Mount Dieng in Central Java and have ordered the evacuation of residents living near the area after the volcano began spewing poisonous gas. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency

752 metric tons of fish found floating in Taal Lake

752 metric tons of fish found floating in Taal Lake

A sudden change in water temperature of a lake surrounding a restive volcano in the Philippines has killed more than 700 metric tons of fish, a government agency said. The bureau said 752 metric tons of milkfish and tilapia have been found floating in Taal Lake,

Source of Hawaii volcanism found

Source of Hawaii volcanism found

For years, researchers have debated whether or not the Hawaiian hot spot — the active volcanic region that created the islands — is fueled by a plume of hot magma rising straight up from the Earth's depths. Not so, new research finds. Instead, a giant, d