Stories tagged: eruption
Wed., May 18, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
Mount St. Helens monitoring ongoing 36 years after eruption
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.
Mount St. Helens eruption not expected soon despite series of quakes
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.
33,000 fleeing Guatemala volcano eruption
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, midnight
Mount St. Helens: The blast that shaped a region
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, midnight
Pavlof Volcano On Alaska Peninsula Erupts
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, midnight
1,000 Villagers Flee As Volcano Erupts
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 …