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Spanish eruption's end brings 'emotional relief,' rebuilding

December 26, 2021 2:51 pm

The volcano fell silent after flaring for 85 days and 8 hours, making it La Palma's longest eruption on record.

Honeybees survived for weeks under volcano ash after Canary Islands eruption

December 05, 2021 1:23 pm

The honeybees' survival provided a glimmer of good news for La Palma — a resort island in the Canary archipelago of Spain — which was devastated by the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption and employs more than 100 beekeepers.

Indonesia's Semeru volcano erupts, spews huge ash cloud

December 04, 2021 9:08 pm

Mount Semeru's sudden eruption in Lumajang district in East Java province left several villages around its slopes blanketed with falling ash.

How do you see inside a volcano? Try a storm of cosmic particles

November 15, 2021 6:49 pm

One day, volcanic muography could become the “ultimate detection system for magma,” said Giovanni Leone, a geophysicist at the University of Atacama in Chile and the study’s lead author.

Thousands flee as volcano erupts on Spain's La Palma island, homes destroyed

September 20, 2021 4:05 pm

The volcano erupted on Sunday, shooting lava hundreds of metres into the air, engulfing houses and forests and sending molten rock towards the Atlantic Ocean over a sparsely populated area of La Palma.

How math solved the case of the volcanic bombs that didn’t explode

September 13, 2021 3:35 pm

The mathematical simulations show that the bomb’s foamy nature means there are myriad pathways that the steam can flow through and escape, and ultimately explode.

Congo volcano's lava flows short of Goma; 5 dead in crash

May 23, 2021 10:11 pm

Residents said there was little warning before the dark sky turned a fiery red, leading to fears that the eruption could cause the same kind of devastation as the last time in 2002 when hundreds died.

Ecuador's Sangay volcano erupts, spews ash 8 kilometers

March 12, 2021 3:51 pm

The country's emergency service said public and private activities in Chimborazo were suspended after five cantons received "significant" ash fall.

Volcano erupts on Indonesia’s tsunami-hit island

October 03, 2018 5:19 pm

A government volcanologist said it's possible the eruption was accelerated by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Central Sulawesi on Friday.

Guatemala volcano explodes again, death toll reaches 72

June 06, 2018 8:03 am

Guatemala's disaster agency CONRED ordered evacuations and said that hot gas and molten rock were streaming from the volcano, which produced its biggest eruption in more than four decades on Sunday, showering ash on a wide area and sending lava flows through nearby towns.


New Zealand volcano: Death toll rises to 8 as island remains inaccessible

December 13, 2019 7:04 am

New Zealand medical staff were continuing to work around the clock Thursday treating severely burned survivors of a volcanic eruption as death toll rose to eight Thursday.

Indonesia volcano erupts again

February 02, 2014 1:10 pm