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Yellowstone eruption: 100 earthquakes rock volcano – is this a sign it is about to blow?

ALMOST 100 earthquakes have struck the Yellowstone volcano area in the past month, leading to fears that it could violently erupt.

Welshpool couple get caught in 'scary' Stromboli volcano eruption  Powys County Times

A Welshpool couple were caught up in a volcano eruption on the Italian island of Stromboli, which killed one person.

Sangeang Api Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL080 LAST OBS 15/1320Z MOV W  VolcanoDiscovery

Sangeang Api volcano (Banda Sea, Indonesia): news & activity updates / VolcanoDiscovery.

Yellowstone eruption: Steamboat Geyser 'shatters' eruption records in month of activity

YELLOWSTONE volcano has been rocked by a record number of eruptions at one of its most seismically active features – Steamboat Geyser.

Yellowstone volcano: Will California earthquake trigger ERUPTION? USGS responds to fears

A MAGNITUDE 7.1 and magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Ridgecrest, California, has prompted fears the Yellowstone supervolcano could be pushed to the brink of ...

Yellowstone volcano: USGS admits eruption greater than Mt Pinatubo event ‘likely’

YELLOWSTONE volcano will “most likely” suffer an eruption which could produce a larger ash cloud than the 1991 Mount Pinatubo eruption.

Dormant Russian volcano may be waking up and could spark devastating eruption ‘at any moment’  The Sun

A VOLCANO in Russia may be active again and scientists are worried that it could have "catastrophic" consequences. The volcano was previously thought to be ...

Society needs to unite in call for calm after eruption of violence  South China Morning Post

Shocking scenes following weekend protests in Sheung Shui and Sha Tin have stunned world and hurt those who love Hong Kong.

Karymsky Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190715/2200Z FL080 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 15/2230Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)  VolcanoDiscovery

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude ...

No public danger from underground gas storage cavern eruption south of Regina: SaskEnergy  CTV News

SaskEnergy says there is no public danger after a decommissioned underground gas storage cavern erupted on Monday morning.

Breathtaking Photo Reveals What a Volcano Eruption Looks Like From Space  ScienceAlert

Watching a volcano erupt would be cool. But having a front-row seat 254 miles (408 kilometers) above the volcano? That would be a view.

Yellowstone volcano: Will another California earthquake trigger a Yellowstone eruption?

YELLOWSTONE volcano has the potential to produce cataclysmic destruction across the US. So, could another California earthquake trigger an eruption at ...

Yellowstone volcano eruption fears: 73 TREMORS hit supervolcano in record-breaking month

YELLOWSTONE volcano was rocked by 73 terrifying earthquakes and “smashed records” for the number of geyser blasts last month, prompting some to fear a ...

Yellowstone eruption: Simulation video shows true destruction of supervolcano

A YELLOWSTONE volcano eruption would be truly devastating and could wipe out the population of America in a matter of HOURS, according to a video which ...

See remarkable NASA photos of a new volcano eruption  Big Think

ISS astronauts and NASA satellites capture amazing photos of the Raikoke volcano eruption in the Kuril Islands.The eruption is the first in volcano since 1924.

Super volcanic eruptions interrupt ozone recovery  EurekAlert

Strong volcanic eruptions, especially when a super volcano erupts, will have a strong impact on ozone, and might interrupt the ozone recovery processes.

Sangeang Api Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL100 LAST OBS AT 08/1950Z  VolcanoDiscovery

Sangeang Api volcano (Banda Sea, Indonesia): news & activity updates / VolcanoDiscovery.

Could California Earthquakes Trigger Volcanic Eruptions? 'No Imminent Threat' Says USGS  Newsweek

The region has experienced an average of 30 earthquakes per hour following Friday night's swarm.

Yellowstone volcano alert as Steamboat Geyser bursts into life with mystery eruption

YELLOWSTONE volcano's biggest geyser has been erupting erratically and frequently – and scientists have no idea why.

Astronauts snap breathtaking images of a volcano eruption  CNN

A volcano that had been dormant since 1924 erupted on June 22 and created a plume of smoke so big it could be seen from space.

Fox News's Shep Smith blasts Trump over 'xenophobic eruption' on minority lawmakers | TheHill  The Hill

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith on Monday called out President Trump over his "misleading and xenophobic eruption" of criticism aimed at a group of minority ...

Yellowstone volcano: Why USGS scientists may fear earthquake swarms could spark eruption

YELLOWSTONE volcano scientists may fear an earthquake swarm could spark an eruption after a magnitude 3.1 quake was recorded earlier today.

Public worried about Yellowstone supervolcano eruption after earthquakes, geyser activity  Newshub

Scientists dismiss it - but warn of volcanic microearthquakes.

Eruption On Italian Island Kills One, Tourists Scramble  Teton Gravity Research

One hiker was hit and killed by flying debris, and another was injured as firefighter crews and helicopters were dispatched to put out fires set by the eruption.

VOLCANO WATCH: If Alert System Existed During Mauna Loa Eruption In 1975  Big Island Video News

HAWAIʻI ISLAND - The 1975 eruption lasted less than one day, but the build up to the event took much longer, in the days before the USGS Alert-Notification ...

Papua New Guinea volcanic eruptions force 15,000 from their homes  Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Volcanic eruptions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have forced 15,000 villagers in the country's northeast to flee their homes, aid agencies ...

Raikoke volcano (Central Kurile Islands, Russia): explosive eruption 21 June 2019  VolcanoDiscovery

Raikoke volcano (Kurile Islands): SO2 gas plumes continue to spread around the northern hemisphere. Thursday Jun 27, 2019 05:54 AM | BY: T. SO2 plume ...

It's unclear if quakes mean Russian volcano Bolshaya Udina may erupt  Science News

Scientists debate how to interpret seismic activity near Bolshaya Udina on the remote Kamchatka Peninsula.

California earthquakes cause spike in Yellowstone eruption searches  NBC Montana

As people in California wonder about "the big one," there was a spike in internet searches on whether the Southern California earthquakes could cause ...

Second PNG volcano eruption in days stretches scarce humanitarian resources  ABC News

A second volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea just days after the eruption of Mount Ulawun sent thousands fleeing, sparking fears that scarce humanitarian ...

Papua New Guinea: Volcanic Eruptions - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRPG010 - Papua New Guinea  ReliefWeb

A. Situation analysis. Description of the disaster This operation supports the unfolding situation in Papua New Guinea in response to two volcanic eruptions that ...

An Unexpected Discovery Just Changed The Ranking of Earth's Biggest Volcano  ScienceAlert

Congratulations Mauna Loa, on the island of Hawaii: you are once more the biggest shield volcano on the planet, without even having done anything.

Fatal Stromboli eruption prompts travel warning  Travel Weekly UK

A travel warning for Italy was issued last night after a volcanic eruption on the island of Stromboli killed one person and reportedly sent tourists fleeing. The victim ...

This is now the world's largest volcano, geologists say  National Geographic

A *fresh* look at the underwater mountain Tamu Massif shows that it no longer holds the record, since it may not be a volcano at all.

Eruption alarms triggered by earthquakes and wind - The Bay's News First  SunLive

A "perfect storm" of earthquakes and high winds triggered Mt Ruapehu's eruption alarms on Sunday. The mountain's Eruption Detection System was activated ...

June's best space pictures: Volcano eruption from orbit, SpaceX launch  National Geographic

Also see the twisted magnetic fields at our galaxy's heart and the newest impact crater on Mars.

Hubble captures galactic 'firework display' of distant nebula eruption

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured some dramatic pictures of a cosmic eruption that's been going on for 170 years. The red, white and blue gases can ...

Massive volcanic eruption sends ash streaming toward North America  The Weather Network

Ash from the eruption was even drawn into a neighbouring weather system.

Democrats erupt over Trump attacks | TheHill  The Hill

Democrats unleashed a fury of criticism on President Trump throughout the day on Monday as his attacks on a group of minority congresswomen served to unite ...

Simulated Video Of Underwater Volcanic Eruption Shared As Real Incident  BOOM

A simulated video of an underwater volcanic explosion has gone viral on social media and messaging apps with a false claim that it shows a volcanic eruption in ...

Man gets up to 5 years for firing gun during eruption  West Hawaii Today

John William “Bill” Hubbard, left, appears June 4, 2018, in Hilo District Court with Deputy Public Defender Michael Ebesugawa. (JOHN ...

Napoleon's Defeat At Waterloo Helped By The Most Powerful Volcanic Eruption in Modern History  Forbes

A volcanic eruption may have helped the British and Prussian troops to defeat Napoleon Bonaparte and his forces at the Battle of Waterloo.

Aucklanders should get ready for an eruption - expert  Newshub

Auckland households are being urged to have conversations about what they will do if there is a volcanic eruption. Prime documentary series Beneath New ...

If You Heard California Earthquakes Will Trigger The Yellowstone Supervolcano, Please Read This  Forbes

A series of shakes in the southwest have people online shuddering over the specter of the Yellowstone supervolcano.

See the weapons seized from masked gang who took part in eruption of violence at The Fosse  Chronicle Live

Trevor Harrison, Michael Ferry, Dean Bailey, Ross Carlson, Colin Mole and Michael Johnson have pleaded guilty to violent disorder at the pub in Walker.

Mexican volcano’s spectacular eruption captured from passenger plane (VIDEOS)  RT

A Mexican volcano's dramatic eruption has been captured in spectacular footage taken from inside a plane as it flew past the shocking sight.

Tamu Massif: World's Biggest Volcano Stripped of Title After Magnetic Anomalies Reveal Its True Nature  Newsweek

The world's biggest volcano has lost its title after scientists discovered it formed via seafloor spreading rather than a single eruption. Tamu Massif is an extinct ...

Raikoke volcano (Kurile Islands): ash and gas plume from eruption has already crossed half of Pacific  VolcanoDiscovery

Raikoke volcano (Central Kuriles): news & activity updates / VolcanoDiscovery.

Yellowstone volcano about to ERUPT? National park rocked by 81 earthquakes

YELLOWSTONE has been rocked by a vast amount of earthquakes in the past month – and it could be a sign the massive volcano is about to EXPLODE.

Raikoke Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA FROM 20190621/1810Z ERUPTION to 38000 ft (11600 m)  VolcanoDiscovery

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 38000 ft (11600 m) ...

Fact Check: Simulation of underwater volcanic explosion passed off as Mount Sinabung eruption  India Today

India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found that the video showing a series of underwater explosions which leads to a huge plume of thick ash, ...

Sangeang Api Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV WSW AT 15/0640Z. to 8000 ft (2400 m)  VolcanoDiscovery

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) ...

Taupō 'super eruption' would bury most of the North Island in 1m of ash

If Taupō ever has another super eruption, and it happens on a calm day, most of the North Island will be under at least a metre of ash, new modelling suggests.

Extra guides for White Island tours after eruption threat increases  Newshub

Tour companies have added extra guides to their tours when visiting White Island. GNS has raised the threat level of an eruption to a level two - meaning it could ...

Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION OBS TO FL070 MOV NE AT 14/2330Z. to 7000 ft (2100 m)  VolcanoDiscovery

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) ...

Raikoke volcano (Kurile Islands): eruption continues, second explosive pulse with ash to high altitude (43000 ft / 13 km)  VolcanoDiscovery

The new eruption at the volcano continues. The first explosion which began yesterday evening seems to have lasted several hours and it's ash plume is ...

2017 video simulation shared as 2019 Mount Sinabung volcanic eruption in Indonesia  Alt News

On June 9, Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, erupted and sent a huge plume of thick ash into the sky. A video floating across social media platforms ...

Mauna Loa's 1975 Eruption in Terms of Today's Volcano Alert Level  Big Island Now

Shortly before midnight on July 5, 1975, Mauna Loa Volcano awakened with a shudder.

Erta Ale volcano (Danakil, Ethiopia) activity update: continuing flank eruption  VolcanoDiscovery

No significant changes have occurred at the volcano during the past weeks. The flank eruption (which had started in early 2017) is still going on, gradually ...

Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUNG OBSERVER AT 02/2207Z  VolcanoDiscovery

Krakatoa volcano news & eruption update (Indonesia > Sunda Strait) / VolcanoDiscovery.

Weekly Mauna Loa Volcano Activity Updates Begin  Big Island Video News

HAWAIʻI ISLAND - After the Mauna Loa alert level was elevated to ADVISORY last week, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is now publishing an ...

Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser speeding up eruption cycle  Great Falls Tribune

Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park set a record earlier this month for the shortest recorded interval between eruptions, at just over 3 days.

Interferogram of the December 2018 Eruption of Etna [image]  EurekAlert

This is an interferogram of the December 2018 eruption of Etna in southern Italy, based on Sentinel-1 satellite images. Interferograms spatially map ground ...

Love Island: First took at tonight’s episode teases villa eruption as Michael and Amber fight  The Independent

The first full look at tonight's episode of Love Island teases huge fallout from the dramatic latest round of recoupling. Last night's instalment saw heartbreak rock ...

'Artificial intelligence' fit to monitor volcanoes: Platform uses 'machine learning' to analyse satellite data  Science Daily

More than half of the world's active volcanoes are not monitored instrumentally. Hence, even eruptions that could have rung an alarm can occur without people ...

Preparing for Auckland's next volcanic eruption  OurAuckland

Auckland's Emergency Management team will be featured responding to a simulated volcanic eruption on a Prime documentary 'Beneath New Zealand', to be ...

Kīlauea Eruption is Still Being Felt - by Andy Warner  The Nib

Lava leaves little trace that humans had ever been there at all."

South China Sea: Tensions erupt as Beijing threatens US after huge weapons sale to Taiwan

CHINA has threatened to impose sanctions on US companies who sold weapons to Taiwan amid tensions in the South China Sea.

Hawaii man sentenced for shooting gun during lava evacuation

KAILUA-KONA — A Hawaii man has been sentenced to prison for firing a gun at a group of people during a volcanic eruption, a report said. John William ...

Kīlauea Eruption Recovery Website Launched  Big Island Video News

HAWAIʻI ISLAND - The County of Hawaiʻi has upgraded to a stand-alone website to support long-term recovery from the 2018 Kīlauea eruption.

VIDEO: Kapoho Resident Speaks Out On Eruption Recovery  Big Island Video News

KEALAKEHE, Hawaiʻi - Before the Hawaiʻi County Council Finance Committee on Tuesday, Eric Cockcroft testified on the ongoing Kīlauea eruption recoery.

Kilauea eruption victims are asked to return disaster relief funds  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Kilauea eruption victims who were ruled ineligible have been asked to return federal disaster relief payments. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported today that the ...

Volcano Watch: Getting in the (rift) zone — why and how they erupt  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

L. DeSMITHER/USGS photo, May 20, 2018 Lava fountains erupting from fissure 22 (center) with heavy degassing (upper right) during Kilauea's lower East Rift ...

Study Finds Massive Superflare Eruption from Sun Likely to Occur within Next 100 Years, Threatening Global Electronic Infrastructure  Interesting Engineering

A new study has found that a so-called superflare, a solar flare hundreds to thousands of times more powerful than the largest solar flare ever measured erupting ...

White Island looking 'more likely' to erupt - volcanologist  Newshub

White Island's latest activity is concerning volcanologists, but they're not sure if we're seeing the beginning of an eruption just yet. GNS Science volcanologist ...

WATCH: Astronauts snap breathtaking images of a volcanic eruption  News24

A volcanic eruption has been captured in a stunning image taken from space.

VIDEO: Eruption Recovery Update Presented To Council  Big Island Video News

KEALAKEHE, Hawaiʻi - The Hawaiʻi County Council was given a monthly report from the eruption recovery team during its Finance Committee meeting in ...

Astronauts capture incredible photo of volcano erupting from space  Daily Hive

Raikoke Volcano, located on the Kuril Islands in Russia, has erupted for the first time in 95 years, and astronauts captured it in an amazing photo.

Ethiopian Israeli protests erupt again as suspect in teen shooting released  Middle East Eye

Seven arrested in Jerusalem and thousands expected in streets of Tel Aviv after police officer freed from house arrest.

Marking a Milestone: 100000 Refugees Resettled from Lebanon Since Eruption of Syrian Crisis - Lebanon  ReliefWeb

Beirut – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) this month (June) noted its 100,000th resettlement of a refugee residing in Lebanon assisted in ...

Ebeko Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20190710/0220Z FL100 EXTD S REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 10/0220Z  VolcanoDiscovery

Ebeko volcano (northern Kuriles, Russia): news & activity updates / VolcanoDiscovery.

After surviving one of the largest volcanic eruptions ever, Bradenton family rises from the ashes  Tampa Bay Times

The Spanish word for “slaughter” is how Fulmencio Eladio describes what unfolded in his Guatemalan village just over one year ago. Sitting in his family's small ...

2018 eruption dampens use of Pahoa Senior Center  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Closed for about three months during the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano in lower Puna, the Pahoa Senior Center has since reopened and continues to offer ...

Council briefed on administration's eruption recovery efforts  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

The county's Kilauea recovery team has spent approximately $45 million on various projects to restore parts of the island affected by last year's eruption.

Pacific Update: Volcanic eruption affects thousands in PNG, 20 Samoan ministers face tax crackdown  TVNZ

On this week's Pacific Update, 1 NEWS correspondent Barbara Dreaver looks at a Papua New Guinea volcanic eruption that has affected thousands, startling ...

Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park approaching record number of eruptions  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

WYOMING -- The Steamboat Geyser at Yellowstone National Park is no Old Faithful. The world's tallest active geyser -- whose major eruptions shoot water more ...

Officials: Gaza Strip Powder Keg Nearing Eruption  The Media Line

Two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel over the weekend, after thousands of Palestinians rioted along the security fence.

Mt Taranaki eruption report says Civil Defence HQ needs $200000 protective roof

A $200,000 new roof is needed for Taranaki's Civil Defence emergency headquarters after tests showed the existing roof could collapse from volcanic ash fall ...

Climate change shock: How climate change could trigger volcano eruptions across the world

CLIMATE CHANGE could trigger catastrophic volcanic eruptions all over the world, according to researchers.

Fireworks erupt at House Oversight hearing  CNN

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and former acting ICE Director Tom Homan speak out during a House Oversight hearing on conditions in migrant facilities on the ...

Pacific links: power games, volcanic eruptions, and media blackouts  The Interpreter

Links and stories from across the Pacific islands region.

Waterfront house up in smoke as flames erupt at Burraneer  Sydney Morning Herald

A fire that erupted inside a luxury waterfront property at Burraneer on Sunday night has reignited on Monday morning.

'Fortnite' Season 9 End Date: S10 Event Teases Giant Monster vs. Big Robot  Inverse

'Fortnite: Battle Royale' Season 9 will end in a few more weeks, but Epic Games will have the biggest in-game event ever soon. It might pit the giant, icy sea ...

Huge cloud of POLLEN erupts from tree - and the footage will make your nose itch  Mirror Online

The video, filmed in Issaquah, Washington, shows an enormous cloud of pollen erupting from a fallen pine tree.

NASA releases stunning image of ISS crossing in front of the sun  Big Think

The photo shows the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth, as it does every 90 minutes. The photo is remarkable because it offers a glimpse of the ...

Hong Kong Protests Erupt Near China's Border  VOA News

Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong turned out Saturday to demonstrate against traders from mainland China. The demonstration was mounted in Sheung ...

California earthquake: Will the Big One erupt along the San Andreas fault line?

CALIFORNIA was last week rocked by a magnitude 6.4 quake, with the earthquake's epicentre close to Los Angeles. So, will the long-feared Big One erupt ...

Video shows mud volcano erupt in S. Taiwan  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Pingtung County's famous Wandan mud volcano erupted again on farmland on Monday (July 8), but major agricultural losses were ...

This North Pacific volcano just erupted after nearly a century of silence. Astronauts captured the breathtaking scene.  Anchorage Daily News

During Saturday's eruption, the plume may have rocketed 10 miles into the sky.