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.

Volcanoes Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Pinatubo’s Eruption With Some Epic Rumbles

Volcanoes Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Pinatubo’s Eruption With Some Epic Rumbles
As we mark the 25th anniversary of the Pinatubo eruptions, volcanoes in Colombia, Russia and Nicaragua keep rumbling. The post Volcanoes Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Pinatubo's Eruption With Some Epic Rumbles appeared first on WIRED.

Annotated Volcano: Exploring Pinatubo’s Devastating Eruption, 25 Years Later

Annotated Volcano: Exploring Pinatubo’s Devastating Eruption, 25 Years Later
It's been 25 years since the massive eruption of Pinatubo in the Philippines, but its remarkable to see how quickly the land has recovered. The post Annotated Volcano: Exploring Pinatubo’s Devastating Eruption, 25 Years Later appeared first on WIRED.

No, This Weekend’s Big Twin Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador Won’t Cause Eruptions

No, This Weekend’s Big Twin Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador Won’t Cause Eruptions
Two big earthquakes in the matter of a few days. Are they connected and will they trigger eruptions? The answer is "no" on both fronts. The post No, This Weekend's Big Twin Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador Won't Cause Eruptions appeared first on WIRED.

Think You Can Drive Fast Enough to Escape an Erupting Volcano?

Think You Can Drive Fast Enough to Escape an Erupting Volcano?
Gigantic eruptions from volcanoes strike terror in most people, but new research suggests that you might just be able to get out of harm's way in time. The post Think You Can Drive Fast Enough to Escape an Erupting Volcano? appeared first on WIRED.

The World’s Most Dangerous Volcano May Kill Another City

The World’s Most Dangerous Volcano May Kill Another City

What can be done to prepare Naples for the volcano in their midst?

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