Here’s What’s Happening in This Volcanic Explosion at Guatemala’s Santiaguito

Here’s What’s Happening in This Volcanic Explosion at Guatemala’s Santiaguito
Even smaller explosions can have a big impact and it's all thanks to the dynamics of the eruption. The post Here’s What’s Happening in This Volcanic Explosion at Guatemala's Santiaguito appeared first on WIRED.

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.

Sakurajima Lets Out a Spectacular Eruption After Months of Quiet

Sakurajima Lets Out a Spectacular Eruption After Months of Quiet

Things had gotten quiet at Japan’s Sakurajima for the past few months, but today the volcano unleashed an impressive explosive eruption. If you watch the video of the eruption, you can see incandescent volcanic bombs and ash being hurled hundreds of meters into the air — and the eruption even generated some of its own lightning. I’ve […]

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Watch Mexico’s Colima Erupt in the Night

Watch Mexico’s Colima Erupt in the Night

Mexico's Colima and Indonesia's Rinjani continue to erupt, Kanlaon in the Philippine awoke and Hakone in Japan and Shishaldin in Alaska calm down.

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Cotopaxi Continues to Rumble as Ecuador Prepares for Eruption

Cotopaxi Continues to Rumble as Ecuador Prepares for Eruption

Ecuador has earmarked $500 million to deal with the impact of a potential eruption of Cotopaxi as the volcano continues to rumble.

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