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Volcanoes Today, 19 Apr 2014: Ubinas, Etna, Momotombo

Etna (Sicily, Italy): Etna’s New SE crater and the team of VolcanoDiscovery in Italy (aka OPEC) and elsewhere wishes you a Happy Easter!

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Massive asteroid may have kickstarted the movement of continents

Earth was still a violent place shortly after life began, with regular impactors arriving from space. For the first time, scientists have modelled the effects of one such violent event – the strike of a giant asteroid. 609 more words


Volcanoes Today, 14 Apr 2014: Popocatépetl, Momotombo, Karymsky, Dukono

Karymsky (Kamchatka): An eruption yesterday evening produced an ash plume that rose to estimated 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude.

Dukono (Halmahera): Ash plumes from stronger (probably strombolian-type) explosions are regularly spotted on satellite imagery by VAAC Darwin. 172 more words

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Volcanoes Today, 12 Apr 2014: Fuego, Nyamuragira, Ubinas, San Cristobal

Fuego (Guatemala): Activity at the volcano continues to increase and could be heading towards a new paroxysm with lava flows, strong explosions and potential pyroclastic flows. 372 more words

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Volcanoes Today, 11 Apr 2014: Etna, Momotombo, Bagana

Etna (Sicily, Italy): A small event this morning at 08:09 (local time) from the New SE crater produced a reddish-brown ash plume generated by partial collapse on the eastern flank of the cone… 108 more words

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