Topic: volcanoes

Making the most of magma: Edmonton researcher explores restless Chilean volcano

Martyn Unsworth is travelling to Chile to study a restless volcano which appears to be on the verge of eruption.

Papua New Guinea volcano erupts, forcing evacuations

Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea.

Iceland volcano: Aviation warning level lowered to orange

Iceland has reduced its aviation warning level to orange after concluding that a small eruption in the Bardarbunga volcano system that triggered a hours-long red alert actually posed no threat to aircraft.

Iceland volcano rocked by new quakes, stirring eruption fears

Earthquakes are rocking Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, adding to concerns that magma movements may trigger an eruption that could hinder air traffic.

Iceland volcano: Bardarbunga quakes ease, no eruption signs

Seismic activity at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano eased slightly overnight after a series of large quakes and there were still no signs of an eruption, the country's Met Office says.

Iceland volcano: Bardarbunga remains quiet

Iceland lowered its aviation alert level to orange from red Sunday, saying there was no sign of an imminent eruption at the Bardarbunga volcano.

Iceland volcano: Bardarbunga eruption begins

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.

Icelandic eruptions: From Bardarbunga to Eyjafjallajökull

Iceland has issued an evacuation notice near the Bardarbunga volcano, saying it could not rule out an eruption. The move came after authorities on Monday warned airlines, harkening back to the ash clouds from Eyjafjallajokull in 2010 and Grímsvötn in 2011 that shut down much of Europe's airspace.

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts

Hot ash and gravel from a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia have now forced 22,000 people from their homes following a new series of violent eruptions.

Iceland volcano: Bardarbunga shaken by 3 earthquakes

Three big earthquakes have shaken the area of an Icelandic volcano, local media report, as some two hundred emergency workers and other professionals prepare for a massive eruption.

Iceland volcano: Bardarbunga volcano remains poised to erupt

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano remains poised to erupt, with an evacuation order still in force for an area to the north.

Iceland volcano Bardarbunga rumbling threatens air travel

Thousands of small intense earthquakes are rocking Iceland amid concerns that one of the country's volcanoes may be close to erupting, putting airlines on alert.

El Salvador evacuates 1K people near stirring volcano

At least 1,000 people living near the Chaparrastique volcano have been evacuated as a precautionary measure after seismic activity increased at the volcano, Salvadoran civil protection authorities said Monday.

Yellowstone supervolcano not about to erupt, despite rumours

Yellowstone National Park assured guests and the public that a super-volcano under the park was not expected to erupt anytime soon, despite an alarmist video that claimed bison had been seen fleeing to avoid such a calamity.

Indonesia volcano, Mount Kelud, erupts killing 2

A major volcanic eruption in Indonesia shrouded a large swath of the country's most heavily populated island in ash on Friday, triggering the evacuation of more than 100,000 people and the closure of three international airports.