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National Guard Deployed in Hawaii as Lava from Kilauea Volcano Nears Town – Newsweek


Newsweek

National Guard Deployed in Hawaii as Lava from Kilauea Volcano Nears Town
Newsweek
On Thursday morning, the National Guard deployed 83 troops to Pahoa, Hawaii—a rural town on the Big Island—which is being threatened by lava flow from the Kilauea volcano. "These are local troops, people from the community. They'll be here working to …
Kilauea volcano lava prompts US National Guard deploymentCBC.ca
Hawaii volcano: Lava flow stalls, though official wary of 'breakouts'CNN
Hawaii volcano about to consume its first home, with lava meters awayRT
International Business Times -Reuters
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:22 pm

Costa Rica Volcano Spews Ash, Prompts Evacuations – ABC News


BBC News

Costa Rica Volcano Spews Ash, Prompts Evacuations
ABC News
The Turrialba volcano's largest eruption in over a century rained ash over parts of central Costa Rica and prompted the evacuation of some nearby communities, authorities said Thursday. Volcanologist Gino Gonzalez of the Central American country's …
Costa Rica on alert after Turrialba volcano spews ashBBC News
Volcano Erupts In Costa Rica, Turrialba's Biggest In 150 YearsThe Inquisitr
Costa Rica emergency officials on alert following explosions, ash spewing at The Tico Times
Inside Costa Rica
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 9:41 pm

Lava from Hawaii volcano edges closer to dozens of homes on the Big Island – ABC Online


ABC Online

Lava from Hawaii volcano edges closer to dozens of homes on the Big Island
ABC Online
A slow-moving river of molten lava from an erupting volcano is edging closer towards dozens of homes and businesses in a seaside town on Hawaii's Big Island. The lava has already crept across a residential property and incinerated an outbuilding. The

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:08 pm

Increased Seismicity in Bárðarbunga Volcano – IcelandReview


IcelandReview

Increased Seismicity in Bárðarbunga Volcano
IcelandReview
In the past 24 hours the seismicity activity recorded in and around Bárðarbunga volcano in Vatnajökull glacier was slightly more intense than the 24 hours prior. More than 100 earthquakes were detected in the period, all below magnitude 5.0. About ten

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 11:46 am

Lava flow from the Kilauea volcano – in pictures – The Guardian


Lava flow from the Kilauea volcano – in pictures
The Guardian
Lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano is putting homes at risk in the town of Pahoa, Hawaii. The lava is moving at the rate of about 10 to 15 yards an hour and about 4,000 people live in the residential communities in the lava's path. Joanna Ruck.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:27 pm

Kilauea Volcano is About to Swallow Nearby Town – Boston.com


Kilauea Volcano is About to Swallow Nearby Town
Boston.com
Lava from the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's big island has been slowly flowing toward the town of Pahoa. It has engulfed everything in its path thus far, and the town is next. Residents have begun to flee. According to Vox, this volcano has been erupting

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 6:31 pm

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano spews molten lava towards town of Pahoa – video report – The Guardian


The Guardian

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spews molten lava towards town of Pahoa – video report
The Guardian
Molten lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano advances on the residential area of Pahoa on Tuesday. Officials have warned it is hot enough to incinerate any homes, roads and businesses in its path, with molten lava reaching temperatures hotter than 900C …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 3:51 pm

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano lava prompts evacuation warning – video – The Guardian


The Guardian

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano lava prompts evacuation warning – video
The Guardian
Residents in the rural region of Puna on Hawaii's Big Island are warned to evacuate their homes as lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano creeps forward. The lava is moving up to 13.5 meters an hour but the flow can shift direction or speed up without …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 10:07 am

Hawaii Kilauea Volcano Update: Residents Of Pahoa Village Evacuate As Lava … – International Business Times


International Business Times

Hawaii Kilauea Volcano Update: Residents Of Pahoa Village Evacuate As Lava
International Business Times
A Hawaii Volcano Observatory geologist maps the margin of the lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano in a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) image taken near the village of Pahoa, Hawaii October 26, 2014. The lava began flowing from the Kilauea Volcano on …

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 10:07 am

So, remember that volcano in Iceland? It’s still erupting like crazy – Mashable


Mashable

So, remember that volcano in Iceland? It's still erupting like crazy
Mashable
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has now emitted the most lava of any volcano in that geologically active country since at least 1947, and continues with no sign of stopping. The volcano is also emitting clouds of toxic sulfur dioxide gases, which have
Video: Aerial footage shows eruptions at Holuhraun volcanoBelfast Telegraph

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Posted on 28 October 2014 | 10:19 pm

Breaking Volcano News

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

Lava has crossed cemetery road and is heading for Pahoa, on the Big Island of Hawaii. More on Kilauea volcano…

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 12:12 am

Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland

Fissure eruption continues at Holuhraun (north of Vatnajökull). More on Bardarbunga volcano…

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:52 am

Ambrym volcano, Vanuatu

Lava lake activity continues at the summit of Ambrym volcano, Vanuatu. On 11th September 2014 the alert status of Ambrym was raised from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 0 to 4) due to increased seismicity. More on Ambrym Volcano…

Posted on 23 September 2014 | 12:32 am

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

On 13th September 2014 lava from Pu’u O’o crater flowed to within 170 m of Forest Reserve/Kaohe Homesteads. Kilauea volcano was raised to highest alert level WARNING on 4th September 2014.Kilauea Volcano…

Posted on 13 September 2014 | 11:40 pm

Rabaul Volcano, Papua New Guinea

A large explosive eruption occurred at Tarvurvur crater, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea,  on 28th August 2014. Ash emissions reached an altitude of 60,000 ft. More on Rabaul Volcano…

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 4:04 am

Bárdarbunga Volcano, Iceland

A subglacial eruption began at Bárðarbunga volcano, Iceland on 23rd August 2014 at 11:18. A magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit under volcano on 24th August 2014. The eruption was preceded by an earthquake swarm which began on 16th August 2014. An intrusion, 25 km long, formed beneath Dyngjujökull, at a depth of 5-10 km.More on Bárdarbunga […]

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 12:35 am

Bárdarbunga Volcano, Iceland

An earthquake swarm began under Bárdarbunga volcano, Iceland on 16th August 2014. Bárdarbunga volcano is located under NW part of the Vatnajökull icecap in southeastern Iceland.More on Bárdarbunga Volcano…

Posted on 17 August 2014 | 7:47 am

Ambang Volcano, Indonesia

Ambang volcano, Sulawesi was raised to level 2 alert on 3rd July 2014 after an increase in shallow earthquakes. A 1.5 radius exclusion zone was placed around the crater. More on Ambang Volcano…

Posted on 6 July 2014 | 12:56 am

Nishino-shima Volcano, Japan

Ash emissions to 10,000 ft altitude occurred at Nishino-shima Volcano, Japan on 30th June 2014. More on Nishino-shima Volcano

Posted on 30 June 2014 | 2:50 am

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

Icelandic volcano sits on massive magma hot spot

New research shows that high mantle temperatures miles beneath the Earth’s surface are essential for generating large amounts of magma. In fact, the scientists found that Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano lies directly above the hottest portion of the North Atlantic mantle plume.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:20 pm

Australian volcanic mystery explained

Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery surrounding Australia’s only active volcanic area. The volcanism springs from a unique interaction between the continent’s movement north and local variations in its thickness.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 10:37 pm

Journey to the center of the Earth: Geochemist uses helium and lead isotopes to gain insight into makeup of planet’s deep interior

A geochemist studying Samoan volcanoes has found evidence of the planet’s early formation still trapped inside Earth. Known as hotspots, volcanic island chains such as Samoa can ancient primordial signatures from the early solar system that have somehow survived billions of years.

Posted on 16 October 2014 | 6:40 pm

Suomi NPP satellite data used for mitigating aviation-related volcanic hazards

A joint NOAA/NASA satellite is one of several satellites providing valuable information to aviators about volcanic hazards.

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 1:13 pm

Mysterious volcanic eruption of 1808 described

New light has been shed on one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in the last 500 years — the so-called ‘Unknown eruption’ — thanks to an unusual collaboration between a historian and a team of earth scientists.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 3:12 pm