Articles tagged "volcano"

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Steam explosion at Great Sitkin volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

A small steam explosion at 05:40 UTC on June 2, 2019 (21:40 AKDT June 1) was detected at Great Sitkin volcano in local seismic data, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports. No corresponding signal was seen in regional infrasound data or cloudy satellite...

June 02, 2019

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Volcano gas flights over New Zealand's volcanoes

Karen Britten flies over active volcanoes in New Zealand to measure the amount of volcanic gases being released into the atmosphere in tonnes per day. Nice video explaining work of volcanologist.Source:

March 12, 2013


Bocca Nuova's eruption at Etna volcano on January 13, 2013

During the night of  January 9-10, 2013, vigorous Strombolian activity started within the Bocca Nuova, Etna's largest summit crater. The source vent is the same that was the site of several episodes of similar activity between July and October

January 14, 2013


2012 In Review - Volcanoes

As far as the volcanic activity goes 2012 had lots of interesting moments and Pacific Ring of Fire was focus of almost all of it. 2011 finished with our eyes on the Cleveland volcano, Alaska. Cleveland sent ash 4.5 km in the sky during a single explosion event on

January 01, 2013

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Extreme weather events a harbinger of what is to come

Scientists say it's a global warming thing. We might disagree - but they admit it will get worse. A record number of costly weather events — from floods and droughts to tornadoes — ravaged the United States in 2011, federal scientists said on

December 09, 2011

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Sidoarjo Mudflow: Javanese mud volcano not "retired" yet

Since it roared to life in May 2006, a mud volcano near Indonesia's coastal city of Sidoarjo has swallowed homes, rice paddies, factories, and roads, killing 15 people, displacing 40 000, and harming the livelihoods of many more. As the ongoing eruption nears...

February 25, 2011


16 quakes recorded around Bulusan after ash explosion

At least 16 volcanic quakes were recorded around restive Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon, less than 24 hours after its latest ash explosion. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology also reported ash deposits in many areas in Sorsogon following Monday's

February 22, 2011

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Mt. Bulusan spews ash - evacuation in progress!

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the volcano emitted ash as high as two kilometres (1.2 miles) on Sunday and have recorded at least twenty-eight (28) volcanic earthquakes were recorded by Bulusan Volcano’s (12°46.2’N,

February 21, 2011


Underwater Volcanoes a hotbed of clues to Earth's movements

Nearly half a mile of rock retrieved from beneath the seafloor is yielding new clues about how underwater volcanoes are created and whether the underlying hot spots of molten rock that lead to their formation have moved over time.Geoscientists have just completed an

February 18, 2011