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

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

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

Spectators flock to dramatic volcanic eruption in Iceland

Anita Sauckel, a 40-year-old German living in Iceland, visited last year’s eruption and could not resist witnessing the latest volcanic activity. “This is special with the lava, huge fountains popping out in the middle, and I love that a lot,” she said. The fissure was estimated to be around 360 metres long, the Icelandic Meteorological … Read more

Computers Can Detect Volcanic Eruptions, Chemical Blasts Using Artificial Explosion Signals, Study Claims

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A new study has found that computers can be trained to better detect distant nuclear detonations, chemical blasts and volcano eruptions by learning from artificial explosion signals. The study was published in the journal, ‘Geophysical Research Letters.’ Witsil, at the Geophysical Institute’s Wilson Alaska Technical Center, and colleagues created a library of synthetic infrasound explosion … Read more