Stories tagged: eruption
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A small island volcano in southern Japan has erupted, blasting rocks and ashes into the air but causing no damage or injuries.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
A thermal spring near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park has erupted for the fourth time in the last 60 years, a park official said Thursday.
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Rescuers struggled to reach rural residents cut off by a volcanic eruption that killed at least seven people and injured 20 near Guatemala’s capital, and authorities feared the death toll …
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
A volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted anew Thursday with little sound and only modest fury, spewing a steely gray plume of ash about 30,000 feet into the sky that …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Keith Ermitano, a 73-year-old Spokane resident who traveled to Hawaii Thursday to accept a military award for his late father, has a deep personal connection to the fire and violence …
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Thursday, releasing red lava into a residential neighborhood and prompting mandatory evacuation orders for nearby homes.
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world’s largest active geyser for the first time since 2014.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
The Philippines’ most active volcano has exploded thunderously and authorities warn a hazardous eruption is possible within days.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
A television series – “We’ll Meet Again” – that begins this month on PBS includes an episode – “Rescued from Mount St. Helens” – built around the 1980 volcanic eruption.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Bali’s glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quieted since hurling huge columns of ash from its crater a week ago, but some villagers on the Indonesian island who survived the catastrophic …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 8:06 p.m.
Thousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali huddled Saturday in temporary shelters, sports centers and with relatives, fearing Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
Thirty-six years after a deadly volcanic eruption at Mount St. Helens, the United States Geological Survey is still closely monitoring the volcano and others in the state.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 5 a.m.
An ongoing swarm of earthquakes under Mount St. Helens doesn’t mean the volcano is likely to erupt soon, but scientists are studying the tiny quakes to see what they reveal …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2012, 1:52 p.m.
GUATEMALA CITY — A long-simmering volcano outside one of the Guatemala’s most famous tourist attractions exploded into a series of powerful eruptions today, hurling thick clouds of ash nearly two …
Tue., May 18, 2010
MOUNT ST. HELENS NATIONAL VOLCANIC MONUMENT – Whether he’s talking about cottonwoods or huckleberries, salamanders or elk, ecologist Charlie Crisafulli discusses life’s return to the blast zone in almost poetic …
Tue., Sept. 17, 1996
The Pavlof Volcano near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula erupted Monday, ejecting car-sized chunks of glowing rock from a crater near its summit. Seismologists first learned of activity at …
Tue., Jan. 30, 1996
About 1,000 villagers were forced to evacuate a tiny island in eastern Indonesia when a volcano began to spew thick ashes, the state news agency reported Monday. The Mount Sakura …