Monday, November 23, 2020
Nyiragongo, a volcano on the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, is seeing its lava lake filling at an alarming rate. Volcanologists have warned the rise in lava levels could spell disaster for nearby communities. Nyiragongo last erupted...
Located inside Yellowstone National Park, the caldera is dubbed a supervolcano due to its capability to inflict untold devastation on a global scale in the event of a supereruption. It was formed during the last three big events – the...
More than a hundred earthquakes struck Yellowstone in the past month, sparking fears of a devastating eruption from the volatile super-volcano. Mike Poland, the chief scientist in charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, revealed the number of recent earthquakes...
The Yellowstone volcano was dubbed a supervolcano due to its capability to inflict global devastation during a supereruption, something that has happened three times in the past – 2.1 million years ago, 1.3 million years ago and 640,000 years ago. Its latest event, which created...
Monitoring services from the US Geological Survey (USGS) has revealed that 274 tremors have hit Yellowstone National Park in the past 28 days. The tremors have been relatively small with the largest registering at a magnitude 3.1 on May 29. And...
Yellowstone volcano: Earthquake swarm blasts National Park - fears supervolcano may erupt And some social media users said they were fearful the increased activity around Yellowstone could be a sign the supervolcano is set to blow.One person wrote on Twitter: "Multiple earthquakes...
There certainly hasn’t been a lack of seismic activity so far in 2020.  Just a few days ago, I wrote about the horrific earthquake swarm that Puerto Rico is currently experiencing.  More than 1,000 earthquakes have rattled Puerto Rico so far,...
TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — Red-hot lava spewed from a volcano near the Philippine capital of Manila on Monday as tens of thousands of people fled through heavy ash and frightening tremors, and authorities made plans to evacuate hundreds of...
The horseshoe-shaped Ring of Fire is filled with the world’s highest number of volcanoes, along with 90 percent of the Earth’s earthquakes. The ring is 25,000 miles-long and located in the basin of the Pacific Ocean. Bill McGuire, Professor...
If you’re headed to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, there’s a good chance that visiting the park’s iconic geysers will be near the top of your to-do list. In 2019, tourists were treated to plenty of activity from the...

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