Series of cataclysmic volcanic eruptions in Iceland during the Middle Ages spurred Icelanders to turn away from their pagan gods and convert to Christianity

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A series of Earth-shattering volcanic eruptions in Iceland during the Middle Ages may have spurred the people living there to turn away from their pagan gods and convert to...

The first explosive eruption of Shinmoedake volcano in 10 days was so powerful it produced the first pyroclastic flow of the Japanese volcano in latest eruptive episode (video)

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Today, March 25, 2018, was the first explosive eruption of Shinmoedake volcano in 10 days and what for an eruption! It produced the first pyroclastic flow of the Japanese...

Dangerous volcanic activity around the world: Kawah Ijen releases toxic gases poisoning 30 in Indonesia, giant cracks opens up in Kenya’s Rift Valley, Ambae eruption has destroyed crops in...

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Kawah Ijen in Indonesia released toxic gases on March 21, 2018 from 19:00 to 21:00 (local time) injuring 30. Kenya's Rift Valley is moving again with the formation of...

Russia News: Extreme water receding in Kholmsk and eruption of Ebeko volcano (videos)

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Some weird things happened on March 20, 2018 in Russia. Today, ocean waters almost disappeared from Kholmsk, panicking residents living on the southwest coast of the Sakhalin Island. A day...

Seismic unrest in Iceland: M4.8 earthquake hits near Siglufjörður and Aksja volcano rattled by M3.8 quake followed by smaller aftershocks

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A M3.8 earthquake rattled Askja volcano on March 14, 2018 at 21:10 UTC. Several smaller tremors followed. This is the largest quake in the area since August 2014. It...

Kilauea volcano in Hawaii: Significant changes on the 61G flow field with small breakouts on the Pali and very large flow discovered near the Pu’u ‘O’o vent (video)

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Significant changes on the 61G flow field on March 8, 2018... still a number of small breakouts on the Pali this morning... but a very large flow was discovered...

Alert level raised from yellow to orange due to increased activities for underwater volcano Kick ’em Jenny in Grenada

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Monday, March 12, 2017, the National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) raised the alert level from yellow to orange “due to increased activities” for the underwater volcano, Kick 'em Jenny...

Explosive eruption at Shinmoedake volcano in Japan (video)

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The world is unprepared for next major eruption: The next big blast will hobble global trade, communications and financial systems

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The devastating Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004 and the Tōhoku earthquake in Japan in 2011 highlighted some of the worst-case scenarios for natural disasters. But humanity has not had...

Mount Etna sparks fears of fiery eruption after rapid swarm of earthquakes in Italy

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Mount Etna, one of the word's most active volcanoes, sparked fears of a fiery eruption on Thursday after a rapid succession of powerful tremors rocked the fiery mountain. Residents...

Japan volcano Mount Shinmoe erupts after 5 months of rest

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Mt. Shinmoe on the southwestern Japanese main island of Kyushu erupted again on March 1, 2018, less than five months after its last eruption. The eruption occurred at around...

The biggest volcano eruptions in recorded history (video)

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Earth has had a dramatic history, filled with its share of angry outbursts. Here's how the largest volcanic eruptions measure up. The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) ranks eruptions by size...

Hephaestus mud volcano erupts in Russia covering several hundreds of meters with mud (video)

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On February 22, 2018, the Hephaestus volcano, located in Taman, in Krasnodar Territory of Russia, erupted, covering several acres of land with mud and cracking down the Earth across...

Elevated volcanic activity reported at Mount Michael on Saunders Island, South Sandwich Islands in the Southern Atlantic Ocean

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A thermal anomaly inside the summit crater of Mount Michael on Saunders Island was discovered in a satellite image by Landsat 8 taken on January 31, 2018. Now in...

The earthquake swarm under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Island, continues with now more than 100 earthquakes since February 12

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A new seismic swarm started under Cumbre Vieja volcano (La Palma), the Canary Islands on February 12, 2018. The National Geographic Institute (IGN) registered a total of 83 earthquakes, with...

Homes evacuated as Devil’s Woodyard mud volcano erupts twice after 23 years of rest in Trinidad and Tobago

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There have been two mud volcano eruptions at Devil's Woodyard in Hindustan, New Grant on February 13, 201 after just 23 years of rest. The first eruption occurred sometime...

Eruption Fuego volcano in Guatemala: Ashfall, evacuations, dark ash plume rises 1.7km above summit, pyroclastic flows

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This was the first strombolian eruption of Fuego volcano in 2018 in Guatemala... And it was long and powerful! Moderate and constant explosions started in the night of February...

Popocatepetl volcano erupts 4 times in a row sending column of ash 3000 meters above its crater – Cenapred urges not to approach the volcano

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Although the alert level at Popocatépetl remains unchanged - Yellow - CENAPRED urges NOT TO APPROACH the volcano due to the danger of falling ballistic fragments after volcanic activity...

Mayon Eruption: How Much Worse Could That Eruption in the Philippines Get?

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There’s no end in sight to the hellish-looking eruption at Mount Mayon, the Filipino volcano that’s been spewing a mix of ash and lava for two weeks now. This...

Explosion recorded at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii (video)

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On the morning of Friday, January 19th, the Kilauea volcano went through an explosive event, causing the lava lake surface to move back and forth, like a mini-tsunami, over...