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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 ...   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 ...   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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livescience   23 March 2021   Iceland  
<p>After a 900-year nap, a volcano in Iceland erupted Friday (March 19), spewing tendrils of molten lava down its flanks and bathing the cloudy night sky in an ominous orange-red. <br />Gorgeous and fiery photos show the Fagradalsfjall volcano, located about ...
The Guardian   23 February 2021   Italy   Sicily  
<p>Mount Etna&rsquo;s spectacular eruptions reached a peak on Monday when the volcano&rsquo;s lava fountains soared to 1,500 metres &ndash; a display described by one expert as &ldquo;one of the most striking in the last few decades&rdquo;.<br />Europe&rsquo;s ...
News18   10 July 2020   Indonesia  
<p>An eerily beautiful volcanic eruption in Indonesia will you leave you mesmerized.<br />Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia erupted electric-blue fire, that trickles down the mountain slope at night attracting crowds of tourists and photographers.<br />A Paris-based ...
FORBES   06 June 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>Hawaii's Kilauea volcano claimed its latest victim, the picturesque Kapoho Bay as it filled the bay with molten lava flows. Overnight, hundreds of homes were destroyed as rivers of lava poured into oceanfront communities.</p>
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Daily Mail   12 June 2016   Nicaragua   Masaya Volcao  
<p>Tourists have been flocking to the breathtaking spectacle in Nicaragua as spewing lava lights up the night sky.<br>The lava lakes at the Masaya volcano are incredibly rare and only very few volcanoes have continuous ones.</p><p> </p>
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TECH TIMES   09 November 2015   USA   Mount St. Helens  
<p>The eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 18, 1980 has claimed 57 lives and caused serious damage to homes and infrastructure. Now, scientists have revealed that the volcano could possibly erupt again in the future based on findings of a pioneering $3 million ...