Earthquakes in the Cape Verde Islands Could Signal an Explosive Eruption to Come

Earthquakes in the Cape Verde Islands Could Signal an Explosive Eruption to Come
Earthquakes at Brava in the Cape Verde Islands mean it could be waking up after millennia of quiet. Also, eruptions in Indonesia are disrupting air traffic. The post Earthquakes in the Cape Verde Islands Could Signal an Explosive Eruption to Come appeared first on WIRED.

Think Explosions Are the Only Way to Form Calderas? Think Again

Think Explosions Are the Only Way to Form Calderas? Think Again
Not all caldera are made the same, but we got to watch one type form during the 2014-15 Holuhraun eruption in Iceland. The post Think Explosions Are the Only Way to Form Calderas? Think Again appeared first on WIRED.

Central American Volcanoes Let Out Spectacular Eruptions

Central American Volcanoes Let Out Spectacular Eruptions
Five volcanoes across three Central American countries have people's attention after a restless weekend. The post Central American Volcanoes Let Out Spectacular Eruptions appeared first on WIRED.

Please Don’t Blame Mars for This Week’s Explosive Volcanic Eruptions

Please Don’t Blame Mars for This Week’s Explosive Volcanic Eruptions
Despite what people might claim, the busy week in volcanism isn't part of a greater pattern or magical planetary alignment. The post Please Don't Blame Mars for This Week's Explosive Volcanic Eruptions appeared first on WIRED.

Satellites Are Keeping a Close Eye on Remote Eruptions

Satellites Are Keeping a Close Eye on Remote Eruptions
Two remote volcanoes had eruptions over the last week. Meanwhile, things heated up in Chile and cooled down in New Zealand. The post Satellites Are Keeping a Close Eye on Remote Eruptions appeared first on WIRED.