• For earthquakes that are relatively close to an active volcano, the displacement of the earthquake itself can change the stresses around the magma chamber, possibly bringing the volcano closer to an eruption. (hawaii247.com)
  • When looking at whether eruptions are triggered by earthquakes, it seems clear that both large local earthquakes and large distant earthquakes can bring a volcano closer to eruption. (hawaii247.com)
  • If a volcano is already poised to erupt, the changing stress patterns may result in an eruption. (hawaii247.com)
  • Much like shaking up a soda pop can, passing seismic waves can induce bubble formation, density and/or viscosity changes, increasing the pressure within the magma chamber and possibly increasing the likelihood of an eruption of a distant volcano. (hawaii247.com)
  • In regions that have experienced a M9 earthquake or larger in the last 75 years (Kamchatka, Chile, Alaska, Indonesia), several nearby volcanoes in areas of relaxation from the earthquake erupted in the weeks to months after the earthquake. (hawaii247.com)
  • In this ASTER image of Soufriere Hills Volcano on Montserrat in the Caribbean, continued eruptive activity is evident by the extensive smoke and ash plume streaming towards the west-southwest. (nasa.gov)
  • Erupting volcanoes can pose many hazards, not only in the immediate vicinity of the eruption. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some dangers from volcanoes can be predicted ahead of time while others may occur with little or no notice after an eruption. (cdc.gov)
  • Observers noted a seventeenth-century eruption at Soufriere Hills, after which the volcano remained quiet until 1995. (nasa.gov)
  • Supposedly based on the 1902 eruption of Pelee, the movies doesn't even seem to be set in the same ocean, let alone with the right type of volcano. (wired.com)
  • The image above, from the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO), shows the island's new shape after an eruption on January 30-31. (nasa.gov)
  • Generally, volcanoes are labeled extinct when no eruption has been noted in recorded history. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Acquired December 20, 2009, this true-color image shows a plume from Soufriere Hills Volcano on Montserrat blowing toward the northwest. (nasa.gov)
  • In this ASTER image of Soufriere Hills Volcano on Montserrat in the Caribbean, continued eruptive activity is evident by the extensive smoke and ash plume streaming towards the west-southwest. (nasa.gov)
  • His work involves research on the seismicity and structure of Alaskan volcanoes, volcano monitoring, and the acquisition and processing of data from the AVO seismic network. (alaska.edu)
  • As I sized up the crater before me, a man stained slate gray from his volcano attendant duties motioned for me to join him in the murky pool. (cnn.com)
  • Its caldera (bowl-shaped volcanic depression) marks the original crater and contains the active volcano of Naka-dake and numerous hot springs. (britannica.com)
  • The word volcano is derived from the name of Vulcano, a volcanic island in the Aeolian Islands of Italy whose name in turn comes from Vulcan, the god of fire in Roman mythology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Expect to tip the locals $1 each for their services while visiting the volcano. (cnn.com)
  • JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian authorities lowered the alert status of Bali's Mount Agung volcano from the highest level on Saturday following a significant decrease in activity and said thousands of. (nypost.com)
  • KARANGASEM, Indonesia - A volcano gushing towering columns of ash closed the airport on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali for a second day Tuesday, disrupting travel for tens of. (nypost.com)
  • The Mount Lokon volcano, pictured in 2011, erupted on Sunday in Indonesia, prompting authorities to warn nearby residents. (cnn.com)
  • Local residents have told media that the gases given off by the volcano were strong and were affecting at least five villages nearby. (news24.com)
  • The volcano reaches a height of 3,002 feet (915 meters), and it fills the southern half of Montserrat. (nasa.gov)
  • Therefore, on Earth, volcanoes are generally found where tectonic plates are diverging or converging, and most are found underwater. (wikipedia.org)
  • After 10 months of relative quiet, Soufriere Hills Volcano on the Caribbean island Montserrat resumed activity in early October 2009. (nasa.gov)
  • In February, for instance, the restless volcano spewed clouds of ash 2 kilometers into the sky, said Indonesia's disaster management agency. (cnn.com)
  • Official website MySpace page volcano! (wikipedia.org)
  • I've been meaning to do this for a while, but I've finished updating my Volcano Webcams of the World page. (wired.com)
  • Interesting and important questions for the U. S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) staff, our colleagues, and the volcano research community relate to what happened within and beneath Kīlauea. (hawaii247.com)
  • Matt is a Research Geophysicist with the USGS in Anchorage who specializes in volcano seismology. (alaska.edu)
  • UHH and its Geology Department generously opened offices and labs to HVO staff-evacuated from Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park upon its closure-where they could work in temporarily available space. (hawaii247.com)
  • Few things are quite as disruptive as a volcano - it's basically an exploding mountain! (bigfishgames.com)
  • TOKYO - One man was killed and at least 11 people injured, some critically when rocks from an erupting volcano rained down on skiers at a mountain resort in central. (nypost.com)
  • however, this describes just one of the many types of volcano. (wikipedia.org)
  • It felt like a volcano was erupting in my chest," she describes. (orlandohealth.com)
  • If you're inspired by the awesome power of Mother Nature, Volcano Games are a safe way to experience her Earth-shaking might. (bigfishgames.com)
  • Ok, so the 40 euro per ticket budget airline flight next week to Italy to visit Pompeii might be cancelled (but refunded) and I will be able to explain to my daughter that the Spring Break trip to visit the site of a volcano was canceled because of a...volcano! (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Volcanoes form on land near coastal areas when a continental (land) plate and an oceanic plate converge or move toward each other. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Outside the volcano, the guide told us that we'd rinse off in the nearby river and, if needed, a group of local women would be there to help. (cnn.com)
  • Thankfully, I didn't lose anything in the volcano, as the guide had initially warned. (cnn.com)
  • Volcanoes can also form where there is stretching and thinning of the crust's plates, e.g., in the East African Rift and the Wells Gray-Clearwater volcanic field and Rio Grande Rift in North America. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an average year, volcanoes put out an estimated 100-130 million tonnes of CO 2 globally. (metoffice.gov.uk)
  • Managua - A large volcano in western Nicaragua, Momotombo, on Tuesday belched ash and gas up to a kilometer in the sky, sparking fears that the giant could be waking from a fitful 110-year-old slumber. (news24.com)
  • A dense wave of superheated air and rock that moves as a fluid from an erupting volcano, sometimes crossing thousands of square miles of landscape. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Nicaragua's San Cristobal volcano shot ash into the sky forcing thousands to evacuate the nearby towns. (news24.com)
  • As the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland erupted, weather conditions meant that the volcanic ash covered a large area of Europe, causing widespread disruption to aviation. (metoffice.gov.uk)
  • Momotombo volcano stands 1 297m high, around 40km from the capital Managua, separated by a large lake called Lago Xolotlan. (news24.com)
  • The landform in the image above, which looks a lot like a human ear, is actually Bogoslof Island-a volcano in the Bering Sea that has been erupting in recent weeks. (nasa.gov)
  • The volcano is the central feature of Aso-Kuju National Park. (britannica.com)
  • Below me loomed the Cartagena Mud Volcano -- or Volcán de Lodo El Totumo in Spanish -- a 50-foot-tall mud bath renowned for its therapeutic qualities. (cnn.com)
  • Volcano Webcams of the World - Updated! (wired.com)
  • We can do business, make the world economy function, and provide for all our fellow humans without stressing because a volcano goes off! (huffingtonpost.com)