Man badly injured after falling into Hawaii volcano crater

U.S. 05/02/19, 18:55

A man was seriously injured after crossing a safety barrier and falling into a Hawaii volcano crater, authorities said.Hawaii Volcanoes National Park rangers and Hawaii Island fire crews rescued the man Wednesday night after he fell 60 to 70 feet ...

Indonesia’s Merapi volcano unleashes river of lava

Asia & Pacific 01/30/19, 00:13

Indonesia's volatile Mount Merapi volcano has unleashed a river of lava that flowed 1,400 meters (4,590 feet) down its slopes.Kasbani, head of the Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center, says Merapi on the island of Java has entered an "effusive ...

Indonesia’s Soputan volcano erupts, ejecting thick ash

Science 12/16/18, 03:59

A volcano in central Indonesia has erupted, ejecting columns of thick ash as high as 7,500 meters (24,606 feet) into the sky.Mount Soputan, located on the northern part of Sulawesi island, erupted twice Sunday morning, said the national disaster agency's ...

Ash from Alaska volcano prompts aviation warning

U.S. 11/21/18, 16:52

An active Alaska volcano is ramping up, spewing ash emissions nearly 3 miles (5 kilometers) into the air.Alaska Volcano Observatory scientists said Wednesday that overnight ash emissions from Mount Veniaminof (VEN'-ee-ah-mean-off) generated an ash plume that drifted more than 150 ...

Government ranks 18 US volcanoes as ‘very high threat’

U.S. 10/25/18, 11:28

Government scientists are classifying 18 U.S. volcanoes as a "very high threat" because of what's been happening inside them and how close they are to people.The U.S. Geological Survey is updating its volcano threat assessments for the first time since ...

National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong eruption

U.S. 09/22/18, 16:43

A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were ...

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