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NASA finds Fuego’s volcanic avalanches are still warm, weeks after violent eruption

A NASA satellite passed over Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego on June 24, and it found something intriguing. According to data collected by the satellite — named Landsat 8 — temperatures in the chaotic avalanches the volcano blasted down its flanks three weeks earlier are still relatively high.  Landsat 8 takes around 400 detailed images each...CONTINUE READING
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Is Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano shooting green gems into the air?

Embedded in the lava still spewing some 130 feet into the air from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano are green crystals.  Called olivine, these minerals can turn Hawaiian beaches green, and it appears some of the green gems are raining down upon homes near the eruption or popping up near lava flows. SEE ALSO: Lava transforms a...CONTINUE READING
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Satellite photos reveal the devastation of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano

Hotel La Reunión Golf Resort and Residences sits in the shadow of Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego, at about five miles away. Prior to the June 3 eruption, it was a verdant land, with well-manicured lawns.  Two days later, harrowing avalanches of scorching volcanic ash, rocky debris, and gas — called pyroclastic flows — smothered La...CONTINUE READING
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Lava transforms a Hawaiian bay into a blackened peninsula

The shallow, tropical waters of the Big Island’s Kapoho Bay are no longer: Satellite images show a bay overtaken by lava, transformed into a black mass of land jetting into the sea. Lava meeting the ocean is, of course, the way Hawaiian islands grow. Unfortunately, the rumbling flow of lava from the Kilauea volcano engulfed...CONTINUE READING
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Why Guatemala’s volcano erupted in deadly avalanches, but Hawaii’s hasn’t

Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego — literally translated to the Volcano of Fire — can be a terrifying mountain.  On June 3, the volcano sent scorching avalanches of swiftly flowing volcanic debris, known as pyroclastic flows, down its flanks, which the Guatemalan government said has so far killed 25 people.  But this is nothing new for...CONTINUE READING
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We still don’t know how to predict major earthquakes, and it’s possible we never will

At 3:00 a.m., when everyone was sleeping, a violent earthquake struck 65 miles from Turkey’s capital in August 1999. The 7.6-magnitude quake collapsed entire apartment buildings on top of unsuspecting people, killing at least 20,000.  Known as the Izmit quake, in 2011 scientists said they found convincing evidence of a precursor to the tragic temblor:...CONTINUE READING
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Hawaii’s destructive lava flows hit the ocean, making the Big Island bigger

The history of Hawaii is a tale of lava flowing into the sea.  Bounties of fresh lava poured out of the Kilauea volcano’s recently opened fissures this weekend, producing orange molten rivers that flowed downslope to the Pacific Ocean. When they met, the lava chilled into rock while creating plumes of acidic steam.  These lava...CONTINUE READING
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After North Korea detonated a nuclear bomb inside a mountain, scientists watched it move

When North Korea detonates nuclear bombs, it brings the devices into tunnels dug deep inside Mount Mantap, a granite peak over 7,000 feet tall. Mantap has now sustained six such detonations, with the last of which — set off on September 3, 2017 — moving the mountain more than 11 feet (3.5 meters), according to...CONTINUE READING
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