Posts Tagged ‘volcano’

Indonesia issues flight warning as volcano erupts on Sumatra Island

   Indonesian authorities issued a flight warning as Mount Kerinci volcano in Sumatra Island erupted on Wednesday, a statement from the energy and mineral resources ministry said. The volcano erupted at 12:48 p.m. Jakarta time (0548 GMT), spewing a column of ash up to 0.8 km into the air. The volcanic ash tended to spread […]

New Discovery: Eighth Lava Lake Volcano

(British Antarctic Survey) Health Editor’s Note:  Volcanoes are so interesting.  Amazing, for the most part, is how we manage to live with them. We are even able to visit them as a tourist attraction in Hawaii and Iceland.  Any where else? ….Carol Rare Lava Lake Found on Top of Sub-Antarctic Volcano By Jason Daley […]

Ulawun volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea, sends residents fleeing – ash sent over 13km into the air

   Papua New Guinea’s volatile Ulawun volcano – designated one of the world’s most hazardous – erupted on Wednesday (June 26), spewing lava high in the air and sending residents fleeing. A pilot for Niugini Helicopters flying near the crater witnessed a column of lava spurting vertically into the equatorial sky, along with ash that […]

Mexico’s Popocatépetl volcano erupts firing ash to 32,000 feet (9.8 KM)

   Mexico’s Popocatépetl continued its eruptive uptick in style at 15:40 UTC on June 14, with a strong Vulcanian-Type Explosion — one of the volcano’s largest eruptions in years. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington has warned of a thick ash column rising to at least 32,000 feet (9.8 km) a.s.l. and moving in […]

Mt. Agung volcano erupts in Bali, spewing lava & hurling rocks (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Mount Agung’s latest eruption poured ash over dozens of nearby villages, but there were no reports of casualties and no evacuations. People are being advised to steer clear of the volcanic crater for fear of poisonous emissions. Flights to and from the popular holiday destination were disrupted overnight on Friday as a result of the […]

Libya army launches operation ‘Volcano of Rage’ against Haftar

The Libyan Army has launched a new military campaign to combat General Khalifa Haftar’s assault on the capital Tripoli, dubbed “Volcano of Rage”. Newly appointed spokesman for the Libyan Army Mohammed Gununu announced the move yesterday, stating that troops of the Government of National Accord (GNA) had already advanced on several fronts and […]

Indonesia ‘volcano tsunami’ kills hundreds

More than 220 people have been killed and 843 injured after a tsunami hit coastal towns on Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, government officials say. The tsunami waves struck at night without any warning, destroying hundreds of buildings. Officials say the tsunami could have been caused by undersea landslides after Anak Krakatau volcano […]

Tanzania’s Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano shows early sign of eruption

     A volcano in northeastern Tanzania is showing signs it may erupt. The Ol Doinyo Lengai – called as the ‘Mountain of God’ by the Masai people – is the only known active volcano with a type of lava that can move faster than a person. It’s now threatening nearby villages and three major sites […]

Thousands flee as Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire begins erupting once again (VIDEOS)

The 12,300-foot (3,750-meter) volcano is one of the most active in Central America, with a recent burst of increased volcanic activity recorded throughout October. The volcano has erupted some 76 times since 1999. The evacuation order was precautionary rather than mandatory following the deadly eruption in June that killed 194 people, with hundreds more still […]

It Looks Like A Volcano Erupted In California, Extreme ‘Devil Winds’ May Worsen Fires

The smoke released by the California wildfires are toxic… And for people relaxing on the beach in Santa Monica, it is like if they were watching a volcanic eruption. Above Photo: It looks like a volcano erupting in Santa Monica, California? via Instagram This plume of ash and gases is from a dangerous […]

Volcano Ebeko on Kuril Islands, Russia spews ash 2.8 miles

     The volcano Ebeko on Paramushir Island, in Russia’s Kuril Islands archipelago, spewed out a column of ash to a height of 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles), the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s department in the Far Eastern Sakhalin Region said in a statement on Sunday. “On November 4, the emergencies control center of […]

Kerinci volcano on Sumatra, Indonesia – frequent explosions and ash emissions

     Indonesia’s highest volcano seems to have increased during the past week. Following a moderately strong vulcanian-type explosion on 28 Sep, several other smaller to moderate explosions and ash emissions have occurred. During the past days, Darwin VAAC report ash plumes from the volcano that rose to an altitude of 4.3 km (14,000 ft) a.s.l. […]

Bali volcano explodes, sending rocks & flares of lava into the air (PHOTOS)

Residents reported hearing a loud explosion as Mount Agung flung volcanic rocks at least 2 km in the air. A sea of lava spewed from the crater, which ignited nearby vegetation. Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Countermeasure (BNPB) said the explosions began just after 9pm local time and that the ash column was seen as […]

Strange Line of Earthquakes Across US, Hawaii Volcano Hit by Another 5.4M Quake

The big island of Hawaii has been struck by another 5.4M Earthquake at the volcano Caldera. The area continues to be under threat of more eruptions. We also have witnessed a strange line of smaller quakes cut across the middle of the country. You can find more information here. Report via DAHBOO77: <!– –> […]

Lava from active Hawaiian volcano threatens geothermal power plant

(Natural News) Active volcanoes aren’t something to be ignored no matter where they’re located, but when they occur on a small, compact — and populated — island, then cause for concern rises exponentially. Earlier this month the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted, spewing lava and hurtling ash 30,000 feet in […]


Eruption of Mount Merapi, Indonesia on May 11, 2018. Credit: Sutopo Purwo Nugroho A powerful phreatic explosion took place at Indonesia’s Merapi volcano at 00:30 UTC (07:30 local time) on May 11, 2018. The volcano ejected ash high into the sky, closing a major airport and forcing authorities to issue temporary evacuation orders […]

Volcano erupts on Reunion island for the second time this year

     Piton de la Fournaise situated on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion started erupting overnight, according to the Piton de la Fournaise volcano observatory (OVPF). The eruption began at 11.50pm local time on Friday, April 27, and continued into Saturday. The eruptive fault opened on the southern flank of the volcano inside the Enclos […]

Volcano erupts for first time in 250 years in Japan

     A volcano in southern Japan erupted for the first time in 250 years on Thursday, spewing steam and ash hundreds of metres into the air, as authorities warned locals not to approach the mountain. “There is a possibility that (Mount Io) will become more active,” said Makoto Saito, an official from the Japan Meteorological […]

Volcano in Vanuatu spills heavy ash as acid rain falls from the sky, evacuation fears for 11,000 residents

     A state of emergency has been declared for Vanuatu’s Ambae Island as a volcano continues to spill thick heavy ash. Thousands of residents who call the island home have been warned they may need to evacuate after up to 1cm of ash has fallen in some areas north of the island on Tuesday night. […]

Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico erupts and sends huge plume of smoke and flaming debris into the sky

     This is the incredible moment a volcano explodes into life sending a huge cloud of smoke into the sky and flaming debris flying. The Popocatepetl volcano, located between the central Mexican states of Morelos, Puebla and Mexico, burst into life. In the video, a huge plume of black smoke can be seen coming out […]

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