Green Volcanoes: The Azores, a cluster of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean, are famous for their very pleasant climate, breathtaking green and unspoiled landscapes and nature. They also have deep history and you'll find warm hospitality. Our new tour, guided by a photographer and volcanologist, will lead to five islands: Sao Miguel, Faial, Terceira, Pico and Flores - each with its distinct character to discover.
Land of Colors: We still have spots free on the tours to Kamchata's volcanoes in Aug & Sep 2020! Both tours will be accompanied by a volcanologist from our team. A country full of colors and adventures is waiting for you!
Desert, Salt & Volcanoes: Experience one of the geologically most active areas on the planet: the Danakil desert in northern Ethiopia. Highlights include Erta Ale volcano with its active lava lake and Dallol hydrothermal fields offering a surreal landscape of colors, salt, geysers and springs.
We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or around San Francisco Bay Area, USA at approximately 04:01 GMT. There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and magnitude mentioned are indicative and temporary until the AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe. ...read all
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 3.2 quake in the United States near Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, only 9 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Saturday 16 January 2021 at 7:30 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 0.3 miles. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ...read all
A magnitude 3.8 earthquake near Porterville, Tulare County, California, USA, was reported only 9 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 0.9 miles beneath the epicenter early evening on Saturday 16 January 2021 at 7:14 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ...read all
Just 13 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran. The tremor was recorded early morning on Sunday 17 January 2021 at 5:50 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface. ...read all
Volcano Calendar 2016: We're proud to present our new volcano calendar 2016: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
From Stromboli to Etna tour: A small group tour with a volcanologist to discover the active volcanoes in Sicily: spend 8 fantastic days in some of the most beautiful and interesting volcanic areas in the world. Watch Etna and Stromboli erupt... Last but not least, very nice accommodation and delicious food wait for you!
Top 20 quakes in 2016: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.
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