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Friday, May 14, 2021

Geology

    New Lava Fissure Reported in Iceland Volcano, Hikers Evacuated

    The Icelandic Department of Emergency Management announced an immediate evacuation after a new fissure started spurting lava on a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula. The...

    Icelandic Volcano Dormant for 6000 Years Erupts 20 Miles from Capital

    The Fagradals Mountain volcano on Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland erupted approximately 20 miles from the capital city of Reykjavik.  The eruption, however, was considered relatively...

    Iceland on High Alert Due to Frequent Earthquakes

    Authorities raised Iceland on high alert due to recurring and unprecedented seismic events over the recent weeks on the south-western peninsula near the capital...

    San Cristobal Volcano in Nicaragua Erupts

    Nicaragua’s San Cristobal volcano has erupted and showered the northwestern city of Chinandega in ash. The ashfall created zero visibility conditions and prompted businesses to...

    Guatemala’s Pacaya Volcano Erupts Prompting Authorities to Issue Lava Bomb Warning

    Guatemala's Pacaya Volcano erupted Wednesday, spewing lava for hours and prompting officials to warn locals of lava bombs raining down from the sky. Authorities stopped...

    Earthquake Swarm Shakes Iceland

    Iceland has been experiencing a swarm of earthquakes which started on Wednesday last week in the country's southwest. So far, the country has recorded...

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