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Yellowstone Volcano Eruption: If Supervolcano Erupts, What Could People Do? - The Epoch Times

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:09pm

Yellowstone Volcano Eruption: If Supervolcano Erupts, What Could People Do?
The Epoch Times
This map from the U.S. Geological Service shows the range of the volcanic ash and debris that was deposited after the three large Yellowstone volcano eruptions over the last 2.1 million years. as well as the Mount St. Helens eruption. (USGS) ...

Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador): increase of activity, ash emission - VolcanoDiscovery

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:26am

Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador): increase of activity, ash emission
VolcanoDiscovery
Since Sunday evening, the volcano's seismic activity has continued to increase, in particular with regards to so-called long period earthquakes, believed to be signs of fluid movements (magma, gasses, water) inside the volcano. The observed seismicity ...

Supervolcano: Potential Damage The U.S. Suffers If The Yellowstone Volcano ... - The Inquisitr

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:15pm

The Inquisitr

Supervolcano: Potential Damage The U.S. Suffers If The Yellowstone Volcano ...
The Inquisitr
Some 87,000 people would die immediately. Thousands of cubic miles of hot volcanic ash would blanket the Western U.S. and shoot into the atmosphere. Sunlight would be completely blocked and temperatures would fall into the “nuclear winter” stage.

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Yellowstone Volcano: Eruption Could Cover Half of North America in Ash and ... - The Epoch Times

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:37am

Yellowstone Volcano: Eruption Could Cover Half of North America in Ash and ...
The Epoch Times
A Yellowstone supervolcano eruption could cover half of North America in six feet of ash and debris. The figure is based on the middle of three large eruptions at Yellowstone in recorded history. The biggest eruption, which happened 2.1 million years ...

US Scientists to Map Interior of Mount St. Helens Volcano - Voice of America

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:23pm

Voice of America

US Scientists to Map Interior of Mount St. Helens Volcano
Voice of America
SEATTLE —. A series of explosions set off by a team of scientists were expected to rattle Washington state's Mount St. Helens on Wednesday as researchers map the interior of the volcano, whose 1980 eruption was the deadliest in U.S. history. Mount St.
Mount Rainier Eruption: Researchers Try to Predict When Volcano Will Erupt (+ ...The Epoch Times

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Washington's Mount Rainier to Erupt? Scientists Map Volcano's Giant Lava ... - Latino Post

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 8:06am

Latino Post

Washington's Mount Rainier to Erupt? Scientists Map Volcano's Giant Lava ...
Latino Post
Located 60 miles outside of Seattle, it's been over a century since Rainier's last eruption in the 1890s, and one of its previous episodes was so massive that it formed a gigantic crater, which means "the volcano is also at risk of collapse," and could ...
Mount Rainier Will Erupt Again, Say Researchers Studying Volcano's Magma ...International Business Times
Magma flow underground might help predict volcanic eruptionsTech Times
Mount Rainier Volcanic Structure revealed before magma eruption in New PicturesThe Westside Story
Chinatopix -Reuters -Nature World News
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Yellowstone Volcano: Hydrothermal Explosions, Not Eruption, Possibly Signaled ... - The Epoch Times

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 2:23pm

The Inquisitr

Yellowstone Volcano: Hydrothermal Explosions, Not Eruption, Possibly Signaled ...
The Epoch Times
The melting road at Yellowstone National Park has helped renew theories that the supervolcano underneath the park could erupt sometime soon. But the road melting is actually a sign that the hydrothermal system under the road (Firehold Lake Drive) has ...
Prediction: 2/3 of US could be devastatedWND.com
Yellowstone Earthquake Threat High In 2014, Says USGS; What Does This ...The Inquisitr
GOP candidate wants to drill in already shaky Yellowstone parkDigitalJournal.com

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Japan's 2011 Earthquake May Lead to Mount Fuji Volcanic Eruption, Study Says - The Weather Channel

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 9:39am

Daily Mail

Japan's 2011 Earthquake May Lead to Mount Fuji Volcanic Eruption, Study Says
The Weather Channel
In 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck just off the coast of Honshu, Japan. The quake — the country's strongest ever — and resulting tsunami claimed more than 15,000 lives and destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes and buildings. But according ...
Is Mount Fuji about to ERUPT? Volcano said to be in 'critical' condition after ...Daily Mail
Japan earthquake has raised pressure below Mount Fuji, says new studyThe Guardian
What would happen if Mount Fuji erupted for the first time in 307 years?Quartz
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Yellowstone Volcano: Supervolcano Eruption Would Last for 'Many Months ... - The Epoch Times

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:59pm

Yellowstone Volcano: Supervolcano Eruption Would Last for 'Many Months ...
The Epoch Times
The park sits on top of the world's largest active volcano, which erupted around 640,000 years ago and sent ash across most of North America. The two other recorded eruptions are 1.3 million and 2.1 million years ago. While discussing the effects of an ...