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Erupting Alaska Volcanoes- Key facts

Three remote Alaska volcanoes are in different states of eruption. One of the volcanos is producing lava while other two is blowing steam and ash. Highlights None of the small communities surrounding the volcanoes have been affected, till now. Webcams on August 6 showed episodic low-level ash emissions from Pavlof Volcano. Following the emissions, observatory ..

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Philippines: Taal Volcano could erupt anytime

According to government scientists of Philippines, second-most active volcano of Philippines, Taal Volcano, can erupt anytime soon amid “anomalously high” volcanic gas emissions in Philippines. Key Points About 3,000 residents have left their homes from high-risk villages around Taal Volcano in Batangas province since the volcano erupted. Since the recent eruption of Taal Volcano, several ..

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Mount Etna, active volcano in quake-stricken Italian island of Sicily erupted on 24th December 2018.

Mount Etna, the active volcano in quake-stricken Italian island of Sicily, has recently erupted on 24th December 2018. A chain of around 130 earthquakes have rocked the volcano with the strongest posting a magnitude of 4.0. The quake was the strongest in the region after Mount Etna erupted, spewing ash and forcing the temporary closure ..

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Havre- world’s largest deep ocean volcanic eruption

Researchers have found that the world’s largest deep ocean volcanic eruption happened in New Zealand. Named as Havre, the deep ocean volcanic eruption was first discovered in 2002. A solidified volcanic rock known as pumice raft – 400 square kilometres in size – found floating in the ocean near New Zealand in 2012 showed that underwater ..

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