El Hierro Volcano eruption (Canary Islands) : Part 19 – December 12 until December 15 7

This is Part 19 of the El Hierro Volcano eruption report CLICK HERE TO READ THE LATEST NEWS Some of this info is also posted into our Facebook Volcano Page – Google+ Volcanoes – Google+ Volcanoes and earthquakes With the collaboration of Joke Volta, an El Hierro resident “Volcano Only” twitter : … [Read more...]

Understanding the massive 7.0 Christchurch Earthquake

The September 3, 2010 South Island, New Zealand earthquake occurred as a result of strike-slip faulting within the crust of the Pacific plate, near the eastern foothills of the Southern Alps at the western edge of the Canterbury Plains. The earthquake struck approximately 50 km to the … [Read more...]