RedskyNews Category: Volcanoes

The Great Earthquake of 3/04/33 AD

On the 3rd of April 33 AD Israel suffered a massive earthquake. This quake had been proceeded by 3 hours of darkness. Once the darkness had passed the Moon glowed blood red. This was the first Good Friday, the day

Yellowstone Bigger Than Expected

Lava spews from a volcano as it erupts near Eyjafjallajokull April 19, 2010. Flights from large parts of Europe are set to resume on Tuesday under a deal agreed by the European Union to free up airspace closed by a cloud of ash hurled into the sky by the Icelandic volcano.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (ICELAND - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)

The gigantic underground plume of partly molten rock that feeds the Yellowstone supervolcano might be bigger than previously thought, a new image suggests. The study says nothing about the chances of a cataclysmic eruption at Yellowstone, but it provides scientists

Taal Volcano On Eruption Alert

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MANILA, Philippines – Scientists have warned that a picturesque volcano in the middle of a Philippine lake could erupt, and authorities stopped tourists from visiting it. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said it raised the alert level for

Yellowstone Volcano Ready To Blow

Lava spews from a volcano as it erupts near Eyjafjallajokull April 19, 2010. Flights from large parts of Europe are set to resume on Tuesday under a deal agreed by the European Union to free up airspace closed by a cloud of ash hurled into the sky by the Icelandic volcano.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (ICELAND - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)

Scientists are predicting that the world’s largest super-volcano in one of America’s most popular national parks could erupt in the near future. Yellowstone National Park’s caldera has erupted three times in the last 2.1million years and researchers monitoring it say

Caterpillars Invade Java Villages

Surabaya. East Java’s deputy governor has ordered officials to prepare for possible evacuations in areas hit by a caterpillar outbreak, a report said on Friday. Saifullah Yusuf also requested authorities to monitor the situation in Probolinggo district, where villages were

Merapi Mud Flow Destroys Villages

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Vast torrents of volcanic mud washing down the slopes of Mount Merapi have destroyed or damaged more than 600 homes over the past few days, an official said on Sunday. Heri Prawoto, head of the Magelang Disaster Mitigation Office in

21 Houses Buried By Merapi Lava

A FLOOD of volcanic lava from Indonesia’s Mount Merapi has buried 21 houses in Central Java. Residents told Radio Australia News wet weather over the weekend turned into a “boiling flood” as the rains hit the volcano and washed down

Karangetang Residents Evacuated

Indonesia said it has evacuated hundreds of people living near Mount Karangetang, off North Sulawesi, as the authorities issued a red alert yesterday following its eruption. Nearly 600 people live in three villages 4km from the volcano’s western peak, from

Indonesia On Volcano Red Alert

Indonesia has issued a red alert after Mount Karangetang on the island of Sulawesi erupted, sending lava and searing gas clouds down its slopes. “We raised the volcano’s status to the highest red alert level today at 5:45pm and ordered

6.5 Quake Hits Vanuatu No Tsunami

A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu today, the US Geological Survey said, but no widespread tsunami warning was issued. However, the Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre issued a bulletin saying the shallow quake could