Articles tagged "underwater eruption"

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New study explains how volcanoes explode in the deep sea

Most volcanic eruptions occur at the bottom of the oceans, and modern oceanography has shown that submarine volcanism not only deposits lava but also emits large amounts of volcanic ash. For the first time, an international research group explained the mechanisms...

July 09, 2020

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Underwater eruption near Fonualei Island, Tonga

A new underwater eruption took place near Fonualei island in the Tonga archipelago on August 7, 2019. The eruption was first reported on August 7 when large clouds were observed 'on the horizon at the location of Fonualei volcano.' "The plume continued...

August 19, 2019

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El Hierro on "StandBy"

The activity of the underwater volcanic eruption on the island of El Hierro has declined for now. The deformation of the island has stabilized and in some areas has decreased.CSIC researcher explained that they have collected samples of basalt, which shows that there

October 20, 2011

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New island could be born near El Hierro

The bubbling caused by the steam and eddies from the underwater eruption is recorded on the island of El Hierro and is visible today from the highlands of the fishing village of La Restinga. The spot that appeared on Wednesday off the coast of La Restinga is technically

October 16, 2011