Tens of thousands flee Bali's rumbling Mount Agung volcano

Sep 24, 2017

Tens of thousands flee Bali's rumbling Mount Agung volcano

More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said Sunday. Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency said ...

Indonesian volcano erupts, sends ash spewing up 4.2 km

Aug 3, 2017

Indonesian volcano erupts, sends ash spewing up 4.2 km

A highly active volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted again on Wednesday morning, spewing ash as high as 4.2 km in the sky, the country's disaster agency said. Mount Sinabung, located in North Sumatra province, also sent hot ash clouds down its slopes ...

Jul 26, 2016

Kagoshima's Sakurajima volcano erupts, spews plume 5,000 meters up

The Sakurajima volcano in southwestern Japan had an explosive eruption early Tuesday, spewing volcanic ash 5,000 meters into the sky, the Meteorological Agency said. It is the first eruption projecting to such an altitude since August 2013 for the volcano within kilometers of downtown Kagoshima, ...

Ecuador volcano spews towering ash, gas plume

Mar 7, 2016

Ecuador volcano spews towering ash, gas plume

Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano has been putting on a dramatic show, spewing lava from a cauldron-like crater and launching towering clouds of ash and gas. The country's Geophysical Institute said Sunday the column of ash reached a maximum height of about 2 miles (3 km) in ...