Volcanology

Nearly 6,000 People Evacuated due to Volcano on Vanuatu in the Pacific

Nearly 6,000 people were forced to leave their homes because of a volcano eruption in the Pacific island state of Vanuatu, reports BNT. 

The Manaro Volcano is located on an island with a population of 10,000 people. He has been active for 12 years, but according to experts there is now a danger of an eruption.

Bali volcano: Indonesia Fears Imminent Mt Agung Eruption

Indonesia has warned that the active volcano on the tourist island of Bali is entering a "critical phase", amid fears of an imminent eruption, reported BBC. 

Hundreds of tremors were recorded on Monday at Mount Agung, in an increase of volcanic activity.

But officials also stressed they could not predict when it might erupt.

Fears volcano in Bali could erupt after strong earthquake hits Indonesia (video)

A strong undersea earthquake has struck off the coast of holiday hotspot, Bali.
The 5.7 magnitude quake was detected northeast of Kemeduran, which is northwest of Bali, on Thursday, the US Geological Survey has confirmed. With a magnitude of almost 6, the earthquake is classified as moderate to strong. It was measured at a depth of 588km.

Astronomers Registered a New Powerful Solar Eruption

Another severe solar eruption with mark of X8,2 was recorded on Sunday evening. Reports Chronicle. 

The X-ray Astronomy Laboratory of the Physics Institute "P. N. Lebedev "published a schedule of solar activity, according to which the eruption was from 18.35 am to 19.31 am on Sunday Moscow time. The peak of activity was at 19.06.

Santorini: Out of this World…

Santorini is an island best known for its volcanic complex which creates a very interesting landscape, making Santorini stand out from other islands. The last recorded volcanic activity was in 1950, with the last underwater eruption occurring in 1650; since then the majority of the volcanic complex is dormant.

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