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Happy New Year 2019

Monday Dec 31, 2018 12:10 PM | BY: T

The VolcanoDiscovery team wishes everybody a happy, peaceful and safe 2019!
The VolcanoDiscovery team wishes everybody a happy, peaceful and safe 2019!
No man-made fireworks can compete with the beauty and power of the true fire of the volcano god.
With this compilation of near-continuous strombolian explosions and lava fountaining from Anak Krakatau volcano in Nov 2018, we wish everybody a Happy New Year 2019.
The place on the beach where our group spent an unforgettable night watching the volcano in front of us erupt maybe no longer exists.
Had we been there 5 weeks later, we probably would all have died: soon after, the cone shown here erupting collapsed and devastated the area with a tsunami on 22 Dec 2018, a reminder how fragile the world is, and how close life and death, beauty and destruction can be together.
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The volcano remains highly restless. Although no more lava is being erupted right now, strong gas and dense ash emissions continue from the Bocca Nuova crater as a sign that magma is close to the surface. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, Dec 27, 2018
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The decreasing trend in surface and earthquake activity on and around Etna continues and there is little to nothing left of the vigorous flank eruption that had started on Christmas Eve (24 Dec 2018). However, the volcano is far from quiet and there are indications that more and potentially more dangerous activity could be in the making. ... [more]

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