8 Rare Earthquakes Rock North Carolina Within a Week

There are no active fault zones in North Carolina. But one area of the North Carolina mountains has had eight small earthquakes within a week. Weird, no?

Mt St Helens Before and After Picture of Deadly Eruption in 1980

Mount St. Helens is most notorious for its major 1980 eruption. That volcanic event was the deadliest and most economically destructive in U.S. history. Below a before after...

Mount Karangetan Volcanic Eruption Triggers Evacuations in Indonesia

Mount Karangetan volcano in central Indonesia is erupting since Thursday, spewing large plumes of ash in the sky. More than 50 people living on the slope of the...

Two Cars Swallowed by Giant Sinkhole (Video)

A huge sinkhole opened up on a road in northern China's Lvliang, swallowing two cars on September 11, 2019. In the video, two cars can be seen inside...

Methane Bubbling From Seafloor Near Gisborne, New Zealand Linked to Submarine Landslides and Tsunami

A rare concentration of methane seeps from the sea floor off the Gisborne coast is being studied to understand their role in underwater landslides. This in turn will determine the...

M3.7 Earthquake Hits New Madrid Fault Zone in Arkansas – More Than 2500 Reports From Missouri and Arkansas

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake rumbled parts of southern Missouri and northern Arkansas early Thursday, Sept. 12. The quake hit at 1:42 a.m. near Gassville, Arkansas, around the Missouri...

We Should Better Monitor the U.S. Most Dangerous Volcanoes to Better Predict the Next Sudden Eruption

A thicket of red tape and regulations have made it difficult for volcanologists to build monitoring stations along Mount Hood and other active volcanoes. Mount Hood in Oregon...

Just Another Huge Sinkhole Swallowing Up a Taxi

A taxi driver had to sprint to freedom from his cab moments after it was swallowed up by an enormous sinkhole. The cabbie, named Guo, ran from...

Lost Continent Hidden Beneath Europe

There's a lost continent hidden below southern Europe. And researchers have created the most detailed reconstruction of it yet. Greater Adria existed 140 million...

The Infamous New Madrid Fault May Take Out 150 Miles of the Midwest and Will End Up More Devastating Than the San Andreas Big One, Which Is Also Overdue!

Way back in 1811 and 1812, a series of over 1,000 earthquakes rocked the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Memphis. One was so powerful that it caused the river to run...

The Mega Cascadia Earthquake Is Overdue and Could Strike the US West Coast At Any Moment, Creating Huge 30 Meter-High Tsunami Waves Within Seconds – Please Prepare For This Apocalyptic Event

What people are already calling the “big one” is a M9.0 impending earthquake that is set to destroy most of the northwest region of the United States with huge 30 metre-high tsunami...

Kilauea Volcanic Eruption Unexpectedly Triggered a Giant Algae Bloom in Pacific Ocean

Volcanic eruptions are typically associated with death and destruction... But the recent eruptions on Hawaii’s Big Island resulted in an unexpected and gigantic plume of algae extending for...

Shallow M5.9 Earthquake Hits Off Oregon Coast – Second Strong Quake to Hit the Region in One Week

Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits off Oregon coast on September 5 2019 Just about a week after a M6.3 earthquake hit 171 miles west, northwest of Bandon on Oregon’s...

Very Shallow M5.1 and M4.5 Earthquakes Strike Beneath Lake Taupo Volcano in New Zealand – Is the Supervolcano Waking Up?

The Taupo Volcano has produced two of the world’s most violent eruptions in geologically recent times. And today, September 4, 2019, Lake Taupo, in the centre of New Zealand’s North...

Strong and Very Deep M6.7 Earthquake Hits Fiji, No Tsunami Warnings

A strong but very deep earthquake hit 34km NNE of Ndoi Island in the Republic of Fiji, in the South Pacific Ocean, on September 1, 2019. The very deep earthquake...

Powerful and Very Shallow M6.3 Earthquake Hits off Oregon Coast – People Feel Tremors As Far Away As 460 Miles in Oregon and Washington States

Another strong earthquake hit off the Oregon Coast Thursday morning at 8:08 a.m. The M6.3 earthquake struck 171 miles west, northwest of Bandon on Oregon's south coast...

The Best Recipe For a Road Collapse

Take a river overflowing, add a funnel sucking up the water underground below the highway and a sinkhole in the middle of the road. And you are sure...

One Of the Most Violent Eruptions of Stromboli Volcano in Recent Years Sends Ash Thousands of Meters in the Air in Italy – Red Alert – Impressive Videos and Pictures

The Stromboli volcano in Italy erupted violently at around 10:17 UTC on August 28, 2019. This is one of the most powerful eruptions of the volcano in recent years....

Monster Eruption of Shiveluch Volcano Blasts Ash 70,000 Feet in the Sky (Video)

Recently, the Kamchatka Peninsula is experiencing an upstick is volcanic activity with the Karymski and Shiveluch volcanoes exploding regularly. Well, this enhanced activity climaxed over the weekend with...

Kilauea Video Update: The Small Pond Is Slowly Filling the Halemaumau Crater

While crews are restoring Highway 132 that was completely devastated by last Kilauea eruption... There is small pond of green water growing at the bottom of Halemaumau Crater......

Popocatepetl Volcano Erupts Again in Mexico

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano erupted twice on Sunday, blasting a column of ash, smoke and gas more than 1.5km into the sky.  A level-two yellow alert warning remains in...

Massive Florida Sinkhole Threatens Homes in Keystone Heights

What started as a small 3-foot-hole is now a whopping 60-foot wide crater, swallowing everything on its path! Reasidents of Keystone Heights are terrified and believe the growing...

What Would Happen If the Yellowstone Supervolcano Actually Erupted?

If the supervolcano underneath Yellowstone National Park ever had another massive eruption, it could spew ash for thousands of miles across the United States, damaging buildings, smothering crops, and shutting down power plants.

Scientists Turn Desert Into Oasis

Chinese scientists were able to transform a desertic area into a green oasis. The new successful method could be used to fight desertification.

Underwater Volcano Erupts in Tonga and Covers Ocean in Ash and Volcanic Rocks

An unexpected underwater eruption occurred near Fonualei island in the Tonga archipelago on August 7, 2019. The eruption was so large that volcanic rocks and ash completely covered the ocean...

More Than 100 Extinct Volcanoes Discovered in Australia

A field of about 100 volcanoes in Australia have been discovered. This formerly lava-spewing Jurassic landscape was buried under hundreds of feet of rock in Australia's Cooper and...

Oregon Repeals a Ban on Construction of Critical Facilities in Cascadia Tsunami Zones

Experts say it’s only a matter of time before the Cascadia causes a massive earthquake that generates a tsunami as much as seven stories tall and destroys parts of Oregon Coast.

US Shakes and Rumbles: M4.2 Earthquake and Aftershocks Damage Kansas – M5.4 Earthquake Hits Off Oregon – M4.2 tremor in Montana

A M4.2 earthquake hit south-central Kansas on Friday causing damage in the Hutchinson area. The temblor occurred about three miles west-southwest of South Hutchinson at 7:59 a.m at...

Dramatic Volcanic Eruption of Popocatepetl Volcano Sends Ash Plumes 20-24,000 ft (6-7 km) in the Air Over Mexico (Video)

The Popocatepetl volcano has increased its activity with more frequent individual explosions. During during the last 24 hours, 160 exhalations (passive emissions of steam, gas and/or ash), 548...

The internet has erupted with fears about the magma under Yellowstone Park, but mountains to the west pose the true dangers

The series of powerful earthquakes that shook Southern California in July prompted understandable concern about whether the region is prepared for a period of possibly more active seismic shifts.

Giant Cracks Are Gradually Swallowing the Desert in Arizona (Videos)

Some arid valleys of central and southeastern Arizona are home to giant earth cracks that swallow everything on their paths. These huge earth fissures...

Giant Sinkhole Swallows Australian Family Jeep – Todler Saved (Video)

This is the terrifying moment a huge sinkhole swallowed two cars in the city of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. In one of the cars, an Australian family with a 20-month...

Top 5 Warning Signs Before a Strong Earthquake

There is no proven way to predict an earthquake. But does nature warn when a big earthquake is coming? Do animals hear this warning when we don't? Here...

Gateway to Hell Found in Arkansas

Is this mysterious burning hole in Midway, Arkansas a gateway to hell? The mysterious volleyball-sized was burning roughly two feet in diameter, eight feet tall and for approximately...

Strong and Shallow M6.0 Earthquake Kills 1 in Taiwan

An elderly woman in New Taipei apparently died after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 5:28 a.m. Thursday, local time. The earthquake, with an epicenter situated...

Six Underwater Volcanoes Newly Discovered Just a Few Kilometers Off Sicily, Italy

A series of six Late Quaternary underwater volcanoes have been discovered just off the SW Sicilian coast. Lurking below a heavily trafficked waterway, the discovery highlights how many...

Kilauea Water Update: 3 Steaming Ponds Grow at the Bottom of Halema’uma’u Crater (VIDEO) – Formation of a Lake?

Observations conducted Sunday at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano revealed the presence of a third “pond” of water in Halemaʻumaʻu crater. Halema‘uma‘u has not had a pond of...

Earthquake Swarm Hits Manhattan, Montana Over Weekend and Many Are Scratching Their Heads

For the folks who live here in Manhattan, earthquakes aren’t that out of the ordinary. But around 15 different earthquakes on Saturday and at least two on Sunday,...

New York Is Overdue For a Big Earthquake That Could Level Thousands of Buildings

New York City is at risk of a big earthquake that could level thousands of buildings as the city center is riddled with fault lines that could cause a significant earthquake.