Volcanoes

A Glowing Plume Over Mount Etna
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A Glowing Plume Over Mount Etna

Intense lava fountains and lava flows illuminated a volcanic plume spreading across Sicily during an unusually pitched night of activity at the Italian volcano.

Published Feb 25, 2021

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Kilauea’s Lava Lake Returns
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Kilauea’s Lava Lake Returns

Water that had pooled in the crater since 2019 quickly boiled off during an eruption that began in December 2020.

Published Jan 7, 2021

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An Outburst from Popocatépetl
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An Outburst from Popocatépetl

Ash and gas emissions continue from one of Mexico’s most active volcanoes.

Published Jan 6, 2021

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Eruption at Lewotolo Volcano
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Eruption at Lewotolo Volcano

The explosive event lofted ash high above the Indonesian island of Lembata.

Published Dec 1, 2020

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No Rest for Nishinoshima
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No Rest for Nishinoshima

Volcanic activity that ramped up in late May 2020 has continued into August.

Published Aug 6, 2020

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