Salud El Hierro!

The volcanic island of El Hierro is really turning into the Little Volcano that Could. 3 earthquakes seem to have changed the ballgame around once more.  First came two deep earthquakes at a new spot at 10.10 in the morning, both of them at the depth of 20 km. 26 minutes later followed a 2.6M…

The Santorini Midget Lava Blob!

Sometimes there is news about volcanoes that get blown out of all proportion. The island volcano of Santorini has unassumingly been erupting with small eruptions for the last 2 000 years or so. It is though mainly known for its VEI-7 Thera eruption 3 600 years ago. Why do I mention the small ones? Well, a large…