The Tonga Eruption Is Still Revealing New Volcanic Dangers

It’s clear that Hunga involved an unusually explosive recipe that may not be easily replicated. For about a month, the eruption had progressed as expected—moderately violent, with gas and ash, but manageable. Then everything went sideways. That appears to be the result of at least two factors, Cronin says. One was the mixing of sources … Read more

Scientists say eruption of Hawaii volcano continues to ease

HONOLULU — The eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island continues to ease, scientists said Sunday, reinforcing an earlier pronouncement that the mountain’s first flare-up in nearly 40 years might soon end. “We have good news to report,” Ken Hon, the scientist in charge of the U.S. Geological Survey at the Hawaii … Read more

Australian families return to New Zealand for first time since White Island volcanic eruption

Video: Australian families return to New Zealand for first time since White Island volcanic eruption Australian families return to New Zealand for first time since White Island volcanic eruption We’re sorry, this feature is currently unavailable. We’re working to restore it. Please try again later. Dismiss Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer Australians … Read more

Stromboli volcano eruption triggers tsunami — RT World News

The Italian authorities have reported 4.6-magnitude earthquakes near the Aeolian Islands Earthquakes and tsunami waves have been registered in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the coast of Sicily after a volcano violently erupted on the Italian island of Stromboli on Sunday.  According to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), the tsunami was caused by … Read more

Mauna Loa eruption prompts officials to warn of a worst-case scenario

Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano in the world, has begun to erupt in Hawaii, the U.S. Geological Survey and other authorities said, prompting officials warning people living on Hawaii’s Big Island to be ready in the event of a worst-case scenario. The eruption started late Sunday at about 11:30 p.m. HST in Moku‘āweoweo, the summit caldera of Mauna … Read more

Tonga volcanic eruption which soared above stratosphere was ‘most powerful ever’

Homes were destroyed on surrounding islands, beach resorts washed away and at least six people died – two of them in Peru. The extraordinary impact of the eruption has been mapped by British and New Zealand survey vessels in a mission led by New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research. The seafloor was … Read more

Major volcanic eruption expected in Russia – scientists — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

The Shiveluch volcano in the Far-Eastern Kamchatka Region has become “extremely active” in recent days, researchers warn A powerful volcanic eruption is expected in Russia’s Far East, local volcanologists have warned. One of Kamchatka Region’s largest volcanos, Shiveluch, has been increasingly active in recent days, the researchers say. In a statement cited by Russian news … Read more

NASA captures Terrifying solar flare eruption that caused blackouts on Earth

The NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory has spotted a major solar flare eruption that sent radiation so powerful that it caused radio blackouts on Earth. It is not every day that a nuclear blast on the Sun can cause the Earth to shake! But on Monday, October 3, that is exactly what happened. A gigantic filament … Read more

Terrifying Geomagnetic storms on Earth today after major Solar Flare eruption

NOAA predicted that solar flares may spark a G3-level geomagnetic storm today. Know all details here. Space agencies warned that a strong solar flare is headed towards the Earth after a violent disturbance on the surface of the fiery Sun. The aftereffect of the recent explosions on the surface of the Sun may again leave … Read more