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Updated: Apr 12, 2024 10:24 GMT -

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Fri, 12 Apr 2024, 03:34

Semeru volcano (East Java, Indonesia): near-constant explosions persist

The eruption onset from the lava dome area caught on the webcam on 10 April (image: PVMBG)
The explosive-extrusive eruption of the volcano continues. ... Read all
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Thu, 11 Apr 2024, 21:00

Volcanic activity worldwide 11 Apr 2024: Etna volcano, Santiaguito, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Ib...

Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (11 Apr) The Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia's surveillance cameras registered a minor explosion from the South-East Crater at 20:41 local time yesterday. ... Read all
Tue, 25 Apr 2023, 05:42

Science Spotlight: Atypical Magmas - overview over common and uncommen types of magma

Volcanoes erupt molten rock from the earth's mantle known as magma; once it reaches the surface, it is called lava. As varied as volcanoes are as varied are the compositions of magmas. An overview. ... Read all
Wed, 11 May 2022, 18:39

Yellowstone volcano (United States): small earthquake

University of Utah Earthquake Hazards Program Website. Photo Credit: USGS.
The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reported that a light earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred at 07:32 AM on May 11, 2022 (MDT). ... Read all
Thu, 9 Sep 2021, 19:57

Askja volcano (Central Iceland) activity update: Alert level raised to Yellow

Updated InSAR image. Credit: IMO
IMO has now raised Askja to Yellow status as the rapid deformation of the caldera is continuing and has now reached 7 cm in just six weeks. Rising magma is also only at 2-3 km depth, so the possibility of an eruption in the near-term is increased. ... Read all
Fri, 12 Apr 2024, 10:20

World Earthquake Report for Friday, 12 April 2024

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 Apr 2024
Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 39 quakes 4.0+, 76 quakes 3.0+, 238 quakes 2.0+ (355 total) ... Read all
Fri, 12 Apr 2024, 00:24

World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 11 April 2024

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 Apr 2024
Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 43 quakes 4.0+, 92 quakes 3.0+, 255 quakes 2.0+ (392 total)
Global seismic activity level on 11 April 2024: LOW
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