Monday, September 25, 2017

Katla watching: Icelanders plan for next catastrophic volcanic eruption

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Katla last erupted in 1918. Never before in recorded history have 99 years passed without an eruption from the volcano. And eight out of the last 10 eruptions at Katla...

M5.3 earthquake followed by 51 aftershocks hit Idaho close to Yellowstone National Park

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Idaho is currently being rocked by a series of earthquake since September 2, 2017. The most powerful quake in the swarm is a M5.3 earthquake hit about 17 miles east...

The Yellowstone earthquake swarm becomes one of the biggest on record with 2,300 quakes since June 2017

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The ongoing swarm at Yellowstone National Park is now one of the longest and largest on record. The largest swarm ever recorded was in October 1985; it lasted for three...

M6.3 earthquake rattles Sumatra, Indonesia

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A strong M6.3 earthquake hit near the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia on August 31, 2017. The epicenter of the shallow quake was situated at a depth of 49.5 km (30.7...

Geometric ordered mysterious holes in the ground discovered in the impenetrable Russian Taiga (video)

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What are these mysterious holes discovered while flying over the Arkhangelsk region in Russia? The strange features appear to be side-to-side, almost symetric and in a kind of geometric order...

Strong earthquake activity at Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland – M4.2 and M3.8 quakes rattle the volcano at night

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A strong earthquake activity was reported at Bárðarbunga volcano during last night. Is Bárðarbunga volcano getting close to being fully inflated again since the eruption in Holuhraun ended in February...

M2.2 earthquake felt like an explosion in Maine

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Did you also feel and hear it? A minor M2.2 earthquake was felt like an explosion on August 24, 2017 in Casco Bay, Maine. The 2.2 magnitude earthquake was reported around...

Mudflow engulfs Bondo, Switzerland after the collapse of Piz Cengalo – 9 people missing

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A giant mud and rockslide followed after the collapse of Piz Cengalo in Switzerland on August 23, 2017. The mudflow reached out Bondo, where it completely destroyed 2 buildings and...

Volcanic evolution of the Pacific Northwest: From the Cascades Range to Yellowstone (video)

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The Pacific Northwest is a volcanological wonderland. This animation attempts to explain its volcanic evolution over 55 million years. The Pacific Northwest consists of: An active volcanic arc (Cascades Range) A...

M4.3 earthquake kills two and injures 20 on Ischia island, Italy

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Our thoughts go out to the victims of the M4.3 earthquake in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Two people have died and twenty have been injured due to collapsing buildings on the...

Popocatepetl volcano erupts during solar eclipse on August 21, 2017

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Residents of Mexico weren't pleased by an unprecedented solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. But many photographed the powerful of eruption of the Popocatepetl volcano at the same time. As...

Scooter swallowed by a sinkhole (China) and family disappears in raging river after bridge collapses in India (videos)

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Unprecedented floods are currently submerging India, while heavy downpours hit China. Consequently, a family disappeared in a raging river after a bridge collapsed India, while a giant sinkhole swallowed up...

Largest volcanic region on Earth with 91 volcanoes found under Antarctica

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A huge volcanic region comprising more than 91 volcanoes has been found under Antarctic ice. With the volcanic peak ranging from 100m to 3,850m in height, this is the largest...

The ground around the Yellowstone supervolcano has deformed after 1,500 quakes this summer

In the map above, a bulls-eye shaped section of uplift can be seen at the Norris Geyser Basin, where the ground has risen roughly 3 inches. And, an elliptical subsidence can be seen in the Yellowstone caldera, with the ground dropping about 1.2 inches +6 In the map above, a bulls-eye shaped section of uplift can be seen at the Norris Geyser Basin, where the ground has risen roughly 3 inches. And, an elliptical subsidence can be seen in the Yellowstone caldera, with the ground dropping about 1.2 inches
Since the swarm began on June 12, there have been over 1,562 earthquakes. The quakes release uplift-causing pressure, allowing ground to sink back down. Still, experts say the risk of...

Two dead oarfish found in the Philippines one day before M6.3 earthquake hits Batangas on August 11, 2017

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Two dead oarfish washed up at a nature reserve in the Philippines on August 10th. This is just a few hours before a strong M6.3 earthquake struck the northern island...

Powerful eruptions at Bogoslof (USA) and Shevelush (Russia) volcanoes

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Two powerful volcanic eruptions occurred at Bogoslof volcano (Aleutian arc, USA) and at Scheveluch volcano (Russia) on August 7, respectively August 8, 2017. As if both volcanoes had to show...

Two strong M6.5 earthquakes rock China within less than 10 hours – 9 dead and 180 injured, 31,500 tourist evacuations

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A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Xinjiang, China, on August 8, at 11:28pm (UTC), with tremors reportedly felt in neighboring Kazakhastan. This was the second earthquake to hit China in less than 10...

Biggest earthquake in 30 years hits western Scotland

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The largest earthquake to hit the west Highlands of Scotland in more than 30 years was felt on August 4, 2017 just before 3.45pm. The M3.8 tremor rattled the area...

Earthquake swarm continues within and around The Long Valley Caldera: 371 quakes in one week

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Since July 28, 2017, 371 quakes have hit in and around the Long Valley Caldera in California. With about 30 to 35 earthquakes per day since the beginning of August 2017,...

Yellowstone earthquake activity is currently at elevated levels

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Yellowstone earthquake activity is currently at elevated levels. During July 2017 528 earthquakes in the Yellowstone National Park region. The largest event was a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on July...