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CNN   28 November 2022   Hawaii   Mauna Loa  
<p>The world&rsquo;s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa on Hawaii, is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years.<br />Though lava is flowing down one side of the volcano, the eruption in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is not threatening communities, the ...
The Guardian   15 July 2022   Antarctica  
<p>The great white continent of Antarctica has been awash in dazzling pink and plum hues, thanks to the &ldquo;afterglow&rdquo; effect of the Tongan eruption.<br />The unusually fiery skies have already been reported across New Zealand and Australia in the ...
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Wanted in Rome   10 July 2022   Italy   Naples  
<p>Tourist had strayed off visitor path and was not seriously injured.<br />A 23-year-old American tourist fell into the crater of Mount Vesuvius, the volcano looming over Naples, Italian media reports.<br />The incident occurred on Saturday after the tourist ...
France24   08 July 2022   Ecuador   Chimborazo volcano  
<p>One Canadian woman died and a fellow citizen was injured when an avalanche roared down the side of snow-capped Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador's highest peak, rescue service officials said Thursday.<br />Advertising<br />Security Service ECU911 in Riobamba ...
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CNN   11 October 2021   Canary Islands   La Palma  
<p>Madrid (CNN) Lava flowing from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on Spain's La Palma island sparked a fire at a cement factory Monday, leading to at least 2,500 residents to be ordered into lockdown to protect their health, a local official said.<br />The main danger ...
abc.net.au   01 October 2021   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>One of the most active volcanos on Earth is erupting on Hawaii's Big Island.<br />Officials with the US Geological Survey said the eruption begun in Kilauea volcano's Halemaumau crater at the volcano's summit on Wednesday.<br />Webcam footage of the crater ...
<p>Tens of thousands of people have fled the Congolese city of Goma after officials ordered the evacuation of parts of the city due to the risk of further eruptions from Mount Nyiragongo.<br />The evacuation order came after powerful aftershocks rocked the ...
<p>At least 31 people have died and hundreds of children were feared missing or separated from their families Monday after Mount Nyiragongo erupted in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the weekend.Government spokesman Patrick Muyaya confirmed ...
Stuff.co.nz   20 May 2021   Italy   Napoli  
<p>Italian volcanoes Etna and Stromboli have had bursts of activity within hours of each other.<br />The first to go was Sicilian volcano Mt Etna, which sent up a 500-metre high lava fountain after a bout of volcanic activity started about 2.20am Wednesday ...
The Atlantic   17 May 2021   Guatemala  
<p>Guatemala&rsquo;s Pacaya volcano has been in a fairly active period since about 1961. Earlier this year, a new fissure vent opened, and rivers of lava began flowing out, threatening several nearby communities. The lava has been advancing slowly, and locals ...
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