Did you notice the erupting Supervolcano?

Some volcanoes just can’t catch a break. Imagine for a little while that you are a bona fidé supervolcano. You are the largest of your type on the planet, you are highly active, and by gosh you have shown what you are capable of. In a perfect world your 20 by 30 caldera explosion should…

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…