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Simulating Path Of Magma Inside An Active Volcano

Months of warning signs from Mauna Loa volcano, such as earthquakes and ash plumes on Hawaii’s Big Island, prompted the U.S. Geological Survey to recently start releasing weekly updates on activity at the world’s largest active volcano. A new study … Continue reading

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How Long is the Interval Between the Trigger for a Volcanic Eruption

How long is the interval between the trigger for a volcanic eruption and the eruption itself? A new study by LMU volcanologists indicates that compositional variations in erupted Magmas can answer this question. In the lithosphere beneath an active volcano … Continue reading

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SPECIAL REPORT: 6.9 Mag. Earthquake, Volcano Erupts, Cascadia Subduction Zone

Papua, Indonesia 6.9 Earthquake At least 62 people were injured and 200 houses damaged in Thursday’s earthquake that hit Papua in eastern most Indonesia. Spokesman Purwo Nugroho, of the country’s national disaster management agency reports: “Among the injured, 17 are … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Mexico’s Colima Volcano Erupts

Mexico’s Colima volcano has spewed ash and smoke over nearby towns, after erupting again at dawn yesterday. Video from the scene showed thick plumes of black smoke billowing from the mountain. The ashes and smoke have reached two kilometers into … Continue reading

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Evacuations As Peru Volcano Rumbles To Life

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Lima – A volcano in Peru that has not blown its top in four decades spewed more ash skyward on Tuesday, after authorities evacuated villagers to avoid Ubinas’s wrath.
The volcano in southwestern Peru blasted back to life causing about 60 villagers from Querapi, near its base, to be…

Lima – A volcano in Peru that has not blown its top in four decades spewed more ash skyward on Tuesday, after authorities evacuated villagers to avoid Ubinas’s wrath.

The volcano in southwestern Peru blasted back to life causing about 60 villagers from Querapi, near its base, to be relocated Saturday, Ubinas town mayor Pascual Coaquira said.

“We are readying a shelter for refugees from the blasts,” he added Tuesday, noting that the whole Moquegua region was on alert.

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Evacuations As Peru Volcano Rumbles To Life

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Lima – A volcano in Peru that has not blown its top in four decades spewed more ash skyward on Tuesday, after authorities evacuated villagers to avoid Ubinas’s wrath.
The volcano in southwestern Peru blasted back to life causing about 60 villagers from Querapi, near its base, to be…

Lima – A volcano in Peru that has not blown its top in four decades spewed more ash skyward on Tuesday, after authorities evacuated villagers to avoid Ubinas’s wrath.

The volcano in southwestern Peru blasted back to life causing about 60 villagers from Querapi, near its base, to be relocated Saturday, Ubinas town mayor Pascual Coaquira said.

“We are readying a shelter for refugees from the blasts,” he added Tuesday, noting that the whole Moquegua region was on alert.

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Nicaraguan On Alert After Volcano Blast

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A volcano in Nicaragua has erupted with a mighty blast and a column of ash, then quieted down again, the government said.
No one was hurt but villagers near the Telica volcano in the northwest of the Central American nation were told to remain on alert.
The mountain is about 1000m tall.
The…

A volcano in Nicaragua has erupted with a mighty blast and a column of ash, then quieted down again, the government said.

No one was hurt but villagers near the Telica volcano in the northwest of the Central American nation were told to remain on alert.

The mountain is about 1000m tall.

The morning blast spewed ash 50m into the air, said Guillermo Gonzalez of the National System for Preventing and Mitigating Disasters.

After the single blast, civil defence staff remained on site to gather information.

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