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This ‘dangerous sleeping giant’ volcano near Mt. St. Helens could imperil half a million people – Raw Story


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This ‘dangerous sleeping giant’ volcano near Mt. St. Helens could imperil half a million people
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He said the seismic activity isn’t powerful enough or close enough to the surface to suggest an eruption is imminent, but the volcano is preparing for another blast — which is likely years away. Volcanoes can recharge for years before erupting — as

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Villages in ashes after deadly Indonesia volcano eruption – The Phuket News


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Villages in ashes after deadly Indonesia volcano eruption
The Phuket News
Those worst affected were all farming within the “red zone” – an area four kilometres from Sinabung declared off limits by authorities – when the volcano erupted. Six bodies were recovered last Sunday (May 22), with three others rushed to hospital
Why would people still live next to an active volcano?Raw Story
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung continues eruptionNew Kerala

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Why would people still live next to an active volcano? – Raw Story


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Why would people still live next to an active volcano?
Raw Story
The latest eruption of Mount Sinabung in Sumatra killed seven people and injured two others. After lying dormant for 400 years, Sinabung has erupted several times since 2010 and is now Idonesia’s most active volcano. Locals have maintained a close
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung continues eruptionNew Kerala

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Volcanic eruption still possible in south-east Australia … in 5000 years or so – ABC Online


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Volcanic eruption still possible in south-east Australia … in 5000 years or so
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“It’s very hard to estimate when a volcanic eruption is going to be in south-east Australia, because it’s such a large area,” Dr van Otterloo said. “But the last eruptions were Mount Gambier and Mount Schank, so we could expect another volcanic

Turrialba volcano becomes increasingly dangerous within 2 kilometers, says volcanologist – The Costa Rica News


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Turrialba volcano becomes increasingly dangerous within 2 kilometers, says volcanologist
The Costa Rica News
… Turrialba volcano becomes increasingly dangerous for the people that live within a radius of two kilometers of the crater or who frequent it, said volcanologist Gino González during the Nuestra Voz program on Monday. The expert pointed out that the

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200 years ago, we endured a ‘year without a summer’ – USA TODAY


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200 years ago, we endured a ‘year without a summer’
USA TODAY
While they didn’t know the chill’s cause at the time, scientists and historians now know that the biggest volcanic eruption in human history, on the other side of the world — Mount Tambora in Indonesia in April 1815 — spewed millions of tons of dust
Indonesia’s volcano Mount Sinabung erupts againNewsx
Why do people still live next to an active volcano?The Conversation UK

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Italy’s Mount Etna volcano erupts again – Reuters


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Italy’s Mount Etna volcano erupts again
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Wednesday’s eruption was short but explosive, with bubbling lava filling one of the craters the whole day. There was still some sporadic activity on Thursday. Mountain guides working on the 3,330 meter (10,925 ft)volcano on the island of Sicily brought
Awesome Mount Etna erupts again!euronews

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Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La RĂ©union): first eruption in 2016 – VolcanoDiscovery

Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion): first eruption in 2016
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The eruption had been preceded by elevated seismic activity and beginning inflation of the volcanic edifice observed since 16 May. A strong seismic swarm then began last night at 23:40 and was accompanied by strong ground deformation (as the magma …

Myth and fact: No, Turrialba Volcano is not going to set off a devastating earthquake – The Tico Times


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Myth and fact: No, Turrialba Volcano is not going to set off a devastating earthquake
The Tico Times
Rumors swirled about lava pooling at the volcano’s crater, misattributed photos from other volcanic eruptions sprouted on Facebook and WhatsApp, and word spread of a conspiracy to silence a group of Japanese geologists who warned that the “big one” was …
OVISCORI Belie Natural Disaster, Including Earthquake By Turrialba VolcanoQ Costa Rica News

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Please Don’t Blame Mars for This Week’s Explosive Volcanic Eruptions – WIRED


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Please Don’t Blame Mars for This Week’s Explosive Volcanic Eruptions
WIRED
The past week has been a busy one for volcanoes. Quite a few eruptions have made the headlines—and when that happens, there are the inevitable statements on the interwebs that “the number of volcanic eruptions is increasing!” or “the conditions are