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  Double-coloured ash plume from Sakurajima volcano on 9 August (image: JMA)   A new episode of explosive activity of the volcano is likely expected as the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded a relatively strong explosion on 9 August at 05:38 local time. The last eruption occurred on 28 June. A powerful explosion occurred from Minamidake summit crater that generated a white and brown-grey ash plume which rose 16,404 ft (5,000 m) above the summit...
Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash in Karo, North Sumatra province, Indonesia, on Monday.Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting / Reuters MEDAN, Indonesia — Indonesia's rumbling Mount Sinabung erupted Monday, sending a column of volcanic materials as high as 16,400 feet into the sky and depositing ash on villages. It is the second eruption since Saturday after the volcano sat dormant for more than a year. Falling grit and ash accumulated up to 2 inches in already...
A photograph shows the Hope diamond, taken from India in the 1600s. New evidence suggests this diamond originated hundreds of miles below Earth's crust. (Image: © Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution) Two of the world's most famous diamonds may have originated super deep below Earth's surface, near the planet's core. All of Earth's natural diamonds first form deep underground from our perspective on the surface. But from the...
Notícia OVGA 27-07-2020 China could face an eruption in the future, scientists warned (Image: GETTY)   CHINA could face a huge natural disaster in the future after scientists warned a volcano - thought to be extinct - "appears to be recharging" after discovering two magma chambers deep below the surface. Scientists from the University of Science and Technology of China were studying the Weishan volcano – located inside Wudalianchi volcanic...