Volcanic Eruption

Posts on volcanoes and volcanic eruption happening around the world

Yellowstone Supervolcano: Yellowstone Supereruption Would Cover US in Ash

A new simulation of Yellowstone supervolcano shows that a supereruption would blanket the US with ash. Results demonstrate that ash could be transported up to 1500 km! So look at the map below to determine in...

Apocalyptic Pictures of Mount Ontake Volcano Eruption

These apocalyptic pictures of Mount Ontake volcano eruption could be the scenography for a new natural disaster or moon landing Hollywood blockbuster. But the following images are 'real' eerie photos of Mount Ontake unexpected volcanic eruption! Mount...

Are you Prepared for the Next Big One? Earthquake Swarm at Long Valley Caldera, California

The Long Valley Caldera is experiencing a large seismic swarm. Long Valley Caldera "Supervolcano" on High Alert! As magma moves through the earth, it displaces and fractures rock along the way, causing earthquakes recorded by seismometers at...

Ontake Volcano Violent Eruption Caught Live by Japanese Hikers – Insane VIDEO

This is the amazing and scary moment Japanese hikers record LIVE the violent Ontake volcano eruption on September 27, 2014. It's totally insane how fast the ash cloud spreads in the sky! WOW! The Ontake volcano started erupting...

Volcano: Discover the World’s Most Massive, Tallest and Highest Volcanoes

The question: Which Volcano is the World's Largest? is hard to answer. There are actually three volcanoes sharing this attribute. The underwater Tamu Massif the the most massive. Mauna Kea is the tallest and Ojos...

Smoke Rings Released During Unexplained Fireball Factory Explosion

Smoke rings were released during a 'fireball' explosion at a fibreglass factory in China! Although the fire was extinguished on Tuesday, the local population is still on alert due to the toxic smoke that spread over the area....

Glowing Northern Lights Engulf Erupting Bardarbunga Volcano

Watch: Glowing northern lights engulf erupting Bardarbunga volcano. This picture reveals the hot orange glow of the volcanic eruption underneath cool and ethereal haze of the aurora borealis. Amazing! Since the Aug. 31 eruption of Iceland’s...

Strange Lights Over Bardarbunga: Volcanic Plumes Associated to Gas Tornado?

What are these strange lights over Bardarbunga Volcano during its first eruption? Are these clouds? Or volcanic plumes associated to a gas tornado? I may have an explanation! One thing is clear, there were weird lights...

Insane Explorers Rappel Into An Active Volcano – GoPro Video of Inside a Volcano

These insane explorers rappel into an active volcano with their GoPro on! The results is amazing! But the adventurers could have been incinerated with just a little burp from that volcano. Watch the Go-Pro video! The...

Volcano Boom: Watch and Listen to Tavurvur Volcanic Explosion LIVE! It Goes BOOM!

Watch and listen to Tavurvur volcanic explosion. The volcano boom was caught live in this incredible video! This is one of the most amazing video of a volcanic explosion that I have ever seen. This video records the...

Bardarbunga Volcano: Humming Sound, Toxic Gases and Floods At Bardarbunga Volcano

Apart from toxic gases and flooding threat, the Bardarbunga Volcano emits strange humming sounds. Threat of flooding and toxic gases closes eruption site to all! Many of you probably wonder how it feels at the Bardarbunga...

Bardarbunga Eruption Video: Amazing Aerial Footage From The Eruption North Of Bárðarbunga In Holuhraun, Iceland

Bardarbunga eruption video: Watch this new footage (01.09.14) from the eruption north of Bárðarbunga in Holuhraun, Iceland. It is truly fascinating! As shown in the new video, lava gushes from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano right now! The fountains...

Is Bardarbunga Volcano Eruption Near? Ice Cracks And Sinkholes In Glacier Above Volcano

Is Bardarbunga Volcano eruption near? Cracks and sinkholes appeared in the ice that encases Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano. The volcano, which has been on orange alert for days, sits several miles under the Dyngjujökull glacier. Several 3.5-mile...

Geological Oddity: The Rift Valley Superplume Tears East Africa Apart To Create A New Ocean In 50 Million Years!

Geological oddity: The Rift Valley in East Africa is a place where the world is slowly tearing itself apart. The Great Valley Rift in East Africa is composed of two massive plateaus as big as...

Stromboli Volcano Erupts Live! Loud Booms! Tourist Trips Cancelled

Stromboli Volcano erupts live and creates loud explosion booms! Some tourists were still lucky enough to see the Stromboli volcano. Now tourist trips are being scrapped as Italy volcano erupts. Stromboli, Italy/ August 8 2014 -...

Mystery Noises Escape From Icelandic Volcano: Is Tuya Herðubreið About To Erupt?

What are the mystery rumbling noises coming from Herðubreið, a tuya in north-east Iceland? Observers and scientists are baffled and perplexed. There are mystery rumbling noises coming from the mesa-shaped volcano Herðubreið in northeast Iceland. But nobody is...

Lava Barbecue: The Ultimate Way To Cook Your Steak?

Is this the ultimate way to cook your steak? Try the lava barbecue! Cooking with lava... Chef Sam Bompas cooks steak using LAVA - and says it's the best he has ever eaten! Sam Bompas traveled...

New Volcanic Island in Japan Nishino-shima Continues Growing (Evolution in Photos)

This new volcanic island off Japan, initially called Niijima, merged with its neighbour island Nishino-shima. The resulting inlet is called Nishino-shima. The new volcanic island Nishino-shima continues growing since November 2013. Nishino-shima now generates its own weather as its vapors create...

Volcanic Landslide Creates Tsunami At Askja Stratovolcano In Iceland

A very large volcanic landslide occurred at the Askja stratovolcano in Iceland on July 23, 2014. The 1-km wide landslide generated 50-meters-high tsunami waves. A giant volcanic landslide created a tsunami after 24 to 60 million cubic metres...

Volcanic Eruption: Amazing Photos Of First Mount Etna Volcano in July 2014

Mount Etna is erupting plumes of volcanic ashes since last Sunday causing Sicily's busiest airports to close. Discover stunning photographs of the first pyrotechnic display of the year at Etna. They are impressive! The first Etna...

Geology: Three New Volcanoes Discovered in Australia

Monash University researchers have discovered three new volcanoes near Hamilton, in the state’s south-west, which they say could yet deliver a blast from the past. The volcanoes are in the heart of the Newer Volcanic...

Is This Middle Earth? Thunders And Explosions During Acatenango Volcano Eruption In Guatemala (PHOTO)

Diaz Palomo took two long-exposure photos at 90 seconds each. At second 87 of the second shot, lightning appeared in a far cloud on the horizon. Diego Fabriccio Diaz Palomo was standing at the top...

First Ever Volcanic Eruption Panics Residents Of Himachal Pradesh, India

There are no volcanoes in the region, but residents experienced a volcanic eruption... It is difficult to explain what residents of the Gadiyada village in Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh just experienced... But I would also had been terrified! Just...

3 volcanic quakes shake coastal Mt. Mayon with steam plumes spotted in the Philippine Islands

DAET, Camarines Norte – A magnitude 4.2 earthquake has hit the northern shores of Camarines Norte and Catanduanes provinces early morning on Sunday, May 11, 2014. The tremor epicenter was at 93 kilometers northwest of...

Which US states will be impacted by the next Yellowstone supereruption?

The gigantic volcano in Yellowstone has erupted three times over the last two million years, covering a huge area of surrounding land. Up to 17 states could be fully or partially impacted if the volcano...

Yellowstone Eruption: Millions of U.S. citizens could end up in Brazil, Australia, or Argentina

Where will US citizens live if the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts? In Brazil, Australia, or Argentina, but not in South Africa. According to Praag, South Africa was offered $10 billion a year for 10 years if...

This is neither a shipwreck nor an ancient underwater city! First discovery of an asphalt volcano off Galveston, Texas

When we think of volcanoes, we generally think of beautiful and terrifying cone-shaped mountains spewing ash and hot glowing lava. But not all volcanoes are as majestic at first glance. NOAA explorers recently made a...

This Volcano Emits Millions of Flower Petals Instead of Spewing Lava (Photo)

This would be almost a miracle! Imagine if a volcano was spewing millions of flower instead of lava. This would be so gorgeous! Normally, cities and villages are covered by ashes after a large eruption....

Amazing Earth Phenomenon: The Incredible 2009 Underwater Volcano Eruption in Tonga and its Possible Link to Massive Earthquake (VIDEO)

This amazing underground volcanic eruption began on March 16, 2009 just off the coast of Tonga in the South Pacific. Was it a sign for the massive earthquake on March 19, 2009? This event, known as...

Earthquake Swarm on Canary Islands: Is El Hierro’s Underwater Volcano Springing Into Life?

The Canary islands in the Atlantic Ocean are well-known for their enhanced seismic activity. Between March 14, 2014 and March 17, 2014, around 300 swallow quakes (from 1.5 to 2.4 in magnitude) stroke the north-west...

Lava Sinkhole or Volcanic Crater Formation? This Video Presents the Collapse of the Puʻu ʻŌʻō’s Crater Floor

This is the amazing moment the crater floor of the Puʻu ʻŌʻō collapses into a gate of hell. Just add a few Corvettes and... Well, you remember? You probably remember the massive sinkhole that swallowed 8...

Amazing Volcanic Phenomenon: Huge Volcanic Smoke Rings Puffed by Mount Etna (Photos)

This is not the Marlboro cowboy puffing on his cigarette, but volcanic smoke rings ejected from Mt Etna. Look at this stunning picture of the volcano smoke ring phenomenon captured by German volcanologist Chris Weber off...

Killer Volcano: Kelud Eruption Gives Java a Ghostly and Eerie Landscape (PHOTOS)

The killer eruption of the Kelud volcano has started on February 13 2014 and transformed part of the island Java into a fascinating and ghostly ash landscape. Here some of my preferate! The Indonesian volcano...

Strange Earth Phenomenon: Why Does This Indonesian Volcano Spew Hauntingly Beautiful Blue Lava?

These images of blue lava are amazingly real! So what's the mechanism behind? What is actually happening at the Kawah Ijen volcano? What going on there? Why is this Indonesian volcano spewing blue lava? In few words:...

Volcanic Eruption Creates Tornadoes at Sinabung Volcano (VIDEO) – February 2014

Like Volcanoes Aren’t Scary Enough, Now They’re Spawning Twisters! The Indonesian volcano Sinabung was dormant until pretty recently. In January 2014, it switched to high gear, blasting out massive amounts of ash high into the atmosphere. A...

Video of Tremendous Pyroclastic Flow During Mount Sinabung Eruption – January 2014

This is a spectacular video of Mount Sinabung spitting lava. Or how terrifying nature can be! This amazing video of a pyroclastic flow that happened last week at Mount Sinabung, Sumatra was captured by Photovolcanica. They describe their video...

The New Volcanic Island Niijima Off Japan Tripled Its Surface Within A Month (VIDEO)

No one would have thought that the newly created volcanic island Niijima, produced during a volcanic eruption four weeks ago, would have lasted. Meanwhile, it is 56,000 square meters and still growing! On the 20th...

The Yellowstone Supervolcano is Far Larger Than Previously Estimated – December 2013

A new scientific study reveals that the Yellowstone supervolcano is much larger than previously estimated. The new findings tell that the magma chamber is about 2.5 times bigger than previously thought, stretches over more than 90km...

Spectacular Natural Phenomenon: Double Volcano Eruption Caught From Space (ISS)

Not every day you get to see an active volcano, let alone two at the same time!     This is an amazing photograph caught by NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins from the International Space Station featuring steam...

Enchanting Lava Lake Movement Caught on Video

This is the mesmerizing movement of the lava lake in Halema'uma'u Crater on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, revealing how the top cooler layer of crust constantly forms new patterns as the lava churns. As you might...

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