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Recently active volcanoes

Active volcanoes exist all over the world. Here are pictures of recent eruptions.

Huge volcano eruption fills Chilean skies

Chile's Calbuco Volcano has erupted three times since April 22. View pictures of the eruptions, the first in more than four decades.

Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts for first time in more than 40 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted twice in 24 hours, the country's National Geology and Mining Service said early Thursday.<p>The agency said it was evaluating the spectacular nighttime eruption, but indicated it was "stronger than the first one."<p>About 23½ inches (60 centimeters) of ash fell in …

More activity expected from Calbuco Volcano in Chile

<b>(CNN) —</b> As ash from Chile's Calbuco Volcano spread east into Argentina, geologists warned of the potential for more activity Friday.<p>Evacuations in the region involved not only people but animals as well.<p>"There is more seismic activity ... and we think there will be more activity today," Helmuth …

Magma expanse under Yellowstone supervolcano more vast than thought

<b>(CNN) —</b> As tourists stroll between Yellowstone's 300 active geysers, taking selfies in front of thousands of bubbling, boiling mud pots and hissing steam vents, they are treading on one of the planet's greatest time bombs.<p>The park is a supervolcano so enormous, it has puzzled geophysicists for …

Witness: 'The earthquake swung me, I hit a wall' - CNN Video

CNN's Manesh Shrestha reports from Nepal where a powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake has hit and is causing damage.

Earthquake slams Nepal; devastating loss of people, history

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) —</b> Rescue crews and residents in Nepal early Sunday began the desperate search for survivors after a magnitude-7.8 quake near the capital of Kathmandu a day earlier flattened homes, buildings and temples, causing widespread damage across the region and killing more than 1,800 …

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Video shows the moment Nepal earthquake hit - CNN Video

Surveillance video of the moment the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck in Nepal. CNN's Derek Van Dam reports.

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Ash piles up from eruption of Chile's Calbuco volcano

ENSENADA, Chile (AP) — Twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile sent vast clouds of ash into the sky, covering this small town with …

Earthquake: 5.5 quake strikes off Northern California coast

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake was reported Thursday evening 140 miles west of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.<p>The temblor occurred at 6:34 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6 miles.<p><b>FULL COVERAGE: California earthquakes</b><p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was 295 miles northwest of San …

Chile volcano: Calbuco pictures show fire, lightning and ash-clogged streets

Twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile sent vast clouds of ash into the sky, covering this small town with thick soot and raising concerns that the dust could contaminate water, cause respiratory illnesses and ground more flights.<p>Ensenada, in the foothills of the volcano, looked …

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Strong earthquake shakes New Zealand

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake has shaken New Zealand, seismologists say, panicking shoppers but prompting no reports of any major damage.<p>The quake struck at 3:36pm local time (03:36 GMT) on Friday, with its epicentre about 66km from the South Island town of Kaikoura at a depth of 55km, the US …

Ash blankets town as Chile volcano erupts; authorities warn of more blasts

Mighty blasts from the looming Calbuco volcano have left Ensenada an ash-drowned ghost town, abandoned by its 1,500 residents. And officials warned Friday they might have a long stay away.<p>The volcano, which had been dormant for more than four decades, erupted Wednesday, spewing a plume of ash about …

Giant magma reservoir found under Yellowstone National Park

Scientists have discovered an enormous underground reservoir deep beneath the surface and have mapped it out for the first time<p>Deep beneath Yellowstone National Park, one of the world's most dynamic volcanic systems, lies an enormous, previously unknown reservoir of hot, partly molten rock big …

Geology

Warning Chile volcano Calbuco could erupt again

People living close to the Calbuco volcano in the south of Chile have been warned that it might erupt again at some point soon.<p>The volcano has blown its top twice in recent days, sending a huge cloud of ash in to the air and forcing thousands of people to leave their homes.<p>Gideon Long reports from …

At least 17 dead, others missing as Nepal quake rocks Mount Everest

A powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Nepal sparked a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest on Saturday, killing at least 17 people on the mountain. At least 30 were injured.<p>Among the dead was Google engineer Dan Fredinburg. It was not immediately clear how many of the deaths were located at the base …

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.4 quake strikes near Cobb, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Saturday morning two miles from the town of Cobb in Northern California's Lake County wine country, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:05 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was …

Major Earthquake Devastates Nepal: Pictures

Chilean authorities urge 2,000 people near volcano to evacuate as precaution | Fox News

Authorities urged 2,000 people living near the Calbuco volcano to evacuate Friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river, the result of two huge eruptions this week that sent ash across large swaths of southern South America.<p>Chilean officials said …

Videos Show Huge Tremors and Utter Devastation After Earthquake in Nepal | VICE News

Tens of thousands of people in Nepal are now homeless after a massive earthquake rocked the country today, flattening historic sections of Kathmandu and killing more than 1,300 people across four countries in the Himalayan region.<p>The 7.8 magnitude earthquake leveled buildings mostly in the historic …

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Google Executive Killed in Everest Avalanche After Nepal Quake

An executive at Google was killed when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday morning and started an avalanche on Mount Everest, where …

Missing Student Hannah Wilson Found Dead in Rural Indiana, Arrest Made

Police arrested an Indiana man on preliminary murder charges after a college student was found dead of blunt force trauma to the head in a rural area on Friday — hours after the victim was reported missing.<p>The body of Hannah Wilson, a senior at Indiana University Bloomington, was discovered in …

Aftershocks rattle Nepal after worst quake in decades

Nepal is scrambling to save thousands of people who remain buried under rubble following its worst earthquake in decades, as dozens of aftershocks continue to rumble around the quake's epicentre near the nation's capital.<p>On Saturday the Nepalese government declared a state of emergency after a …

Rescuers struggle to reach many in Nepal quake, fear worst

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the …

Powerful Aftershock Jars Kathmandu; Nepal Quake Toll Rises

<b>Updated at 10:40 p.m. ET</b><p>A magnitude-6.7 aftershock rumbled Kathmandu and sent people running for open ground Sunday morning, a day after a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake ravaged Nepal and the region. The death toll from the disaster topped 3,000, a police official told Reuters.<p>NPR's Julie …

Nepal Earthquake

7.8<p>The earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday was magnitude 7.8.<p>Magnitudes are calculated from the ground motion recorded on seismographs.<p>The scale is designed such that an earthquake of magnitude 8.0 produces a seismic wave 10 times larger and releases 31 times more energy than that of an …

At least 1,180 killed as 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal; search for survivors

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing hundreds of people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst temblor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 …

Nepal earthquake: Rescue effort intensifies

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1162000/1162912_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529320547_7cf62caa20ea4785c0d075efe8591f48<p><b>Relief efforts in Nepal are intensifying after more than 2,300 people were killed in the worst earthquake there in more than 80 years.</b><p>Rescue missions …

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