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Alaskas Cleveland Volcano Closer to Erupting

Partly cloudy satellite views detected elevated surface temperatures at the summit of Cleveland volcano last night. AVO has received no other reports of activity at this volcano. If the lava dome continues to grow in the summit crater, the possibility of an explosive event increases. With continued lava dome growth, lava may eventually overflow the [...]

Canary Islands Government Raises Alert Level For El Hierro Volcano to High Alert Status

The Canary Islands Government has raised the alert level for the El Hierro volcano in the Canary Islands (Spain) to ‘Yellow’, the highest alert status since an unprecedented earthquake swarm commenced in mid-July. Spanish seismologists, accompanied by the President of the Cabildo de El Hierro and the Minister of Security and Emergency Area, held a [...]

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Residents Evacuated As Mount Tambora Volcano Activity Increases

The status of the Mount Tambora volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa has been raised to level III (Siaga) status forcing many residents in the surrounding hillsides to evacuate to lower ground. Mount Tambora, which is responsible for the largest and deadliest volcanic eruption in recorded history, started showing signs of awakening in April. [...]

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Scientists Becoming More Concerned About Alaskan Volcano

The two-month long, low-level eruptions occurring at Cleveland Volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands have volcanologists worried that a larger eruption could be forthcoming, says this article on red Orbit. The volcano causing concern, also known as Mount Cleveland, is a 5,676-foot peak located about 940 miles southwest of Anchorage. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, [...]

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Powerful Subsea Earthquake Strikes Near Vanuatu, In the South Pacific

A powerful earthquake struck off the island nation of Vanuatu on early Sunday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. No tsunami warnings were issued. The 7.0-magnitude earthquake at 9.55 a.m. local time (2255 GMT Saturday) was centered about 70 kilometres south-southeast of the southernmost Vanuatu island of Aneityum, [...]

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Earthquakes Strike Vanuatu-Generate Small Tsunami

Two of the strongest earthquakes recorded so far this year have struck The Coral Sea region of the Pacific Ocean. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded southwest of Efate island, which is part of the Shefa Province in The Republic of Vanuatu, at 5:55 PM GMT. It was measured at a depth of 30km. The [...]

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Alaska’s Cleveland Volcano Starts Erupting

One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes has started erupting, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO). The 1,730 m (5,676 ft) high Cleveland Volcano, also known as Mount Cleveland, began erupting early on Tuesday. However, the stratovolcano’s remoteness is limiting opportunities for its study, reported the AVO which is relying heavily on satellites for monitoring. [...]

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Rare Earthquake Rattles Israel

A relatively rare, moderate earthquake struck near the coast of Israel and the Gaza Strip on Sunday, according to the Geophysical Institute of Israel (GII). The 4.2 magnitude undersea tremor occurred at 10:52:25 AM local time and was recorded at a depth of 30km.  The epicentre was located 71 km (44 miles) NW of Tel [...]

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Solar Flare Strength + Lunar Blocking of Solar Wind = Massive Earthquakes, Volcanic Eruptions, Bitter Cold

The Japanese Disaster of March, 2011; Courtesy of mmamania.com While my knowledge is far from superior on this matter from the readings and research I have done of Piers Corbyn’s work, Astrophysicist and Meteorologist from http://www.weatheraction.com and Joe Bastardi from http://www.weatherbell.com, both are very confident on increasing geological events. Corbyn is so confident he is [...]

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Government Wants to Research Mount Kilimanjaro for Possible Eruption

The government, through Tanzania National Parks (Tanapa), will soon conduct a research on Mount Kilimanjaro’s Kibo peak to check signs of volcanic eruption following recent volcanic incidents in different parts of the world. State Minister in the Vice-President’s Office (Environment) Terezya Huvisa revealed this in Parliament yesterday when responding to a question by Betty Machangu [...]

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