Volcano activity of August 7, 8 and 9, 2012 - Ambrym, Kilauea, Mount Pagan, Nevado del Ruiz, Popocatepetl, Batu Tara, Sakurajima, Mt Tongariro and White Island

This (almost) daily post intends to follow up the activity changes of volcanoes all over the world. This post is written by geologist Richard Wilson who specializes in Volcano seismicity and Armand Vervaeck. Please feel free to tell us about new or changed activity if we haven't written about it. … [Read more...]

Heavy but deep seaquake hits the North Island of New Zealand

Earthquake Report comment : A very heavy but luckily deep earthquake has struck the coastal waters of the North Island of New Zealand. The hypocenter was located at a depth of  280 km. The impact of this earthquake was very limited but due to the depth and the strong Magnitude, is was felt almost … [Read more...]