Featured volcano : Galeras, Colombia

Galeras, a stratovolcano with a large breached caldera located immediately west of the city of Pasto (a city with approx. 400,000 inhabitants), is one of Colombia's most frequently active volcanoes. The dominantly andesitic Galeras volcanic complex has been active for more than 1 million years, and … [Read more...]

Today's eruption video (August 20) at Etna volcano (Sicily, Italy) + video other eruptions

Eruption update  20/08-16:31 UTC : 11th Paroxysm at Etna was videotaped on the morning of August 20 2011 by Klaus Dorschfeldt.  Enjoy the this mornings eruption. Paroxysm eruption : if the volcano violently erupts or spews up ash or shoots up lava, in other words it is having a violent outburst, … [Read more...]

Earthquake related news June 21, 2011

Earthquake news related to recent events (in-depth articles) will be written as updates in these (recent) articles. These articles can be found in the top 10 excerpts on the homepage. Updates for earlier earthquakes can be found on these pages. This page will be regularly updated. $$$ link to the … [Read more...]

People still enter Mt. Merapi danger zone

Excerpt from a JakartaGlobe article. Please read the much longer original article As martial law is not yet declared police is not able to stop people entering the extremely dangerous 20 km zone. Merapi continues to belch out deadly pyroclastic flows, clouds of superheated ash and gases, in … [Read more...]