Category: Volcanic Eruption

Powerful Lahars Race Down the Steep Slopes of Fuego Volcano After Strong Eruption in Guatemala

Moderate to strong lahars descended down the slopes of the Volcán de Fuego in El Jute and Las Lajas ravines. The two ravines are on the eastern flank of the volcano and are tributaries of the Achuguate and Guacalate rivers, respectively. ,center>First the volcanic eruption on the 4th of July: Then the ferocious river of […] Read More

Deadly Earthquake Hits Under Sleeping Volcano Near Tehran, Iran – Panicked Residents Spill Into the Streets

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit close to a sleeping volcano in northern Iran. Panicked residents in and around Tehran rush onto the streets despite lockdown. The very shallow quake (7km or 4.3 miles), downgraded from M5.1 to M4.6 sent ripples across Iran’s north shortly after midnight local time on Friday. Latest Video It struck north of the city […] Read More

In 1935 They Dropped Bombs To Divert Lava Flows on Mauna Loa, Hawaii… And Two Have Just Been Discovered During A Trek

Check out these up close photo’s of the unexploded bombs that’s been sitting imbedded in the lava up on Mauna Loa. These bombs were dropped on either the 1935 or 1942 lava flows in an attempt to divert the lava flow from possibly flowing into Hilo. About a month ago, a hiker stumbled across two […] Read More

We Are Unprepared For The Next Major Eruption

Similar to the current epidemic crisis, a new scientific paper suggests the world is not prepared to face the next major volcanic eruption. Scientists insist we need to better plan ahead for the next cataclysmic volcanic eruption, which could hobble global trade, communications and financial systems, like the pandemic emergency we are facing right now! […] Read More

La Garita Caldera Was Created by the World’s Most Explosive Volcanic Eruption (VEI 9.2) in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains

The La Garita caldera in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains is an astonishing 22 miles wide and 62 miles long. The giant scar was formed by the most explosive volcanic eruption on the planet to date. Colorado is well-known for its tarantula migration, mattress migration and its genocide pit. But likely not for its catastrophic volcanic eruptions – the state […] Read More

Breaking News: Powerful Eruption at Merapi Volcano Indonesia

A high-level eruption took place at the Indonesian Merapi volcano, Central Java at 22:22 UTC on March 2, 2020. According to the Darwin VAAC, volcanic ash reached 10.7 km (35 000 feet) above sea level. Pyroclastic flows descended 2 km (1.2 miles) down the slopes of the volcano, Indonesia’s Geology and Volcanology Research Agency reports. The eruption […] Read More

Strong Merapi (Indonesia) and Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia) Volcanic Eruptions Videos

Volcanic eruptions never stop around the Ring of Fire. Yesterday, February 13, 2020, the Merapi volcano in Indonesia and the Nevado del Ruiz volcano in Colombia erupted strongly. Look at the videos below! The activity along the Ring of Fire isn’t decreasing at all. Within the last 24 hours, it experienced a M7.0 earthquake in […] Read More

Large Eruption at Mount Shindake in Japan Ejects Plume 7,000 Meters in the Air and Triggers Pyroclastic Flow

Mount Shindake on the Japanese island of Kutinoerabu erupted in the early hours of February 3, 2020. The strong volcanic eruption sent a plume of ash and gas 7,000 meters in the air and created a 900-meter-long pyroclastic flow on the southwest slope of the crater. Mount Shindake erupted at 5:30 a.m. on February 3, […] Read More

Earth Cracks Apart And River Dries Up As Swarm Of Earthquakes Rocks Taal Volcano

The Taal volcano is currently being hit by hundreds of volcanic earthquakes, resulting in deep earth cracks. Meanwhile, the ground is so cracked up that parts of Pansipit River in Batangas are drying up. The Taal Volcanic eruption has been characterized by continuous magmatic and hydrovolcanic activity that generated 700-meter tall dark gray steam-laden plumes that drifted […] Read More

Volcanic activity worldwide 12 Jan 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Sakurajim, Taal…

Fuego (Guatemala): (11 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA DISP Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM OBS IN WEBCAM 1534Z Kilauea (Hawai’i): The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) note that the rates of seismicity over the month of December 2019 were variable but within […] Read More

8 still missing in New Zealand Volcano Eruption

Eight people were still missing after a volcanic eruption in New Zealand, with no indications they survived the explosion that has already left five dead, police said Tuesday. After initial confusion about how many people were visiting White Island when it erupted unexpectedly on Monday, police said a clearer picture of the disaster was emerging. […] Read More