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A powerful eruption took place at Alaska’s Bogoslof volcano on May 28, 2017. It was the second powerful eruption after more than months of relative calm. Aviation Color Code was raised to Red.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported a powerful explosive eruption started at Bogoslof volcano at 22:16 UTC on May 28 and lasted about 50 minutes. “Satellite images and pilot reports indicate that the cloud reached at least 10.7 km (35 000 feet), and possibly as high as 13.7 km (45 000 feet) above sea level.”
“An observer on Unalaska Island reported seeing a large white-gray mushroom cloud form over Bogoslof, with ash fall out to the west. Winds in the area are currently to the northwest,” AVO added.
H/t reader squodgy:
“A couple more like this and the trigger is pulled for the downturn.
Already Iceland is repotting clusters of seismic unrest at three volcanoes, and Southern Chile has more.”
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Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier and Mount Hood are all major volcanoes that lie along the infamous “Ring of Fire” that runs down the west coast of the United States, and all of the seismic activity that has been taking place in the region has many concerned about what may happen next. Earlier this month, I wrote about how 45 earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or greater hit Alaska in just one 24 hour period. This week, it is volcanic activity that is raising concerns. The earthquake swarms at Mount St. Helens are making headlines all over the globe, and on Tuesday two major volcanoes in Alaska suddenly erupted on the exact same day…
My friends over at the More Than Just Parks project continue to crank out some amazing short films of the wonderful landscapes that make up America’s National Parks. In this three-minute clip we travel to Hawaii to take in the spectacular volcanoes that are such a dramatic and indelible part of the islands there. Here, you’ll see them as never before.
H/t reader squodgy.
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According to geophysicist Páll Einarsson, four of Iceland’s volcanoes are showing increased amounts of activity in preparation for another eruption.
Katla is the most active that it’s ever been in four decades. “Katla has been unrestful since this autumn.”
The other volcanoes showing increased activity are Hekla, Grímsvötn and Bárðarbunga
H/t reader kevin a.
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“The amount of deception going on to keep this information from you, it’s meant to depopulate this planet.”
“That’s the ONLY conclusion I can come to right now.”
New news headline out as NASA admits Mini Ice Age coming faster than anticipated. All continents are now showing signs of cooling. With summer snow in New Zealand, record snow in Athens, Central Asia record cold, North America record snows, Sahara desert snows, Middle East blizzard, and Australia 5X rains and desert floods. Get ready as there is no where to run.
GLOBAL FREEZING: 15-year ICE AGE to hit in just 4 years as the sun prepares to ‘HIBERNATE’
Cooling of the southern high latitudes during the Medieval Periodand its effect on ENSO http://www.academia.edu/15118247/Cool…
And we wonder what is heating the oceans?
9 Aug 2016 – “The remnants of hundreds of thousands** of deep-sea eruptions lie on the ocean floor, deep below the surface of the water,” says this article from the BBC.“Almost 70% of the Earth’s crust is believed to be produced at mid-ocean ridges such as the Mid-Atlantic Ridge,” the article continues. The Earth’s crust is 4 to 6 miles (7-10km) thick.
Perhaps only days or months
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26 July 2016 – Super volcanoes can eject thousands of cubic kilometers of magma and ash into the atmosphere in a matter of days or few months. That much ash could devastate the entire planet, blocking out light and heat from the sun for years or even decades.
Unfortunately, super volcanoes give very little notice before they blow their tops, a new study in PLOS ONE has found.