Geology

AP Photos: Weeks later, Hawaii volcano gushes on

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A tour boat accident has drawn renewed attention to Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, but for Big Island residents the erupting lava has been an ever-present force for more than two months.<p>Molten rock is blasting from one last eruption site, a large cinder cone in a hard-hit …

Physical Geography

Geologists discover a quadrillion tons of diamonds that are impossible to reach

A journey far below Earth’s crust. A global team of intrepid scientists. And a bounty of a quadrillion ton of diamonds, which are darn near …

Physical Geography

Geologists Have Finally Defined a New Chapter in Earth's History, And We're Living in It

Welcome to the Meghalayan!<p>After years of debate, the current geological epoch has finally been cut into three sections.<p>While some geologists clearly …

Climate Change

Scientists reveal the links between deep carbon cycle and geodynamics of big mantle wedge

High-resolution P wave tomography shows that the crust-mantle structure beneath eastern Asia is composed by the stagnant subducted Pacific slab in …

Physical Geography

Surrey earthquakes: Another two tremors strike county as mysterious 'swarm' continues

Two earthquakes have been recorded in Surrey in the space of just 10 hours, becoming the latest in a series of mysterious tremors to hit the southern …

Physical Geography

Then And Now Pictures Show Hawaii's Volcano Eruption Is Eerily Similar To An Event Almost 100 Years Ago

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted dramatically earlier this month, spewing lava into residential communities and shooting clouds of ash thousands of …

Physical Geography

How volcano 'voiceprints' could help predict eruptions

Volcanologists are using a new technique to hear a volcano's internal "music."<p>Life on Earth has always been vulnerable to volcanic eruptions, but modern technology has given scientists several ways to monitor active and potentially dangerous volcanoes before they blow. Now, researchers are …

Science

USGS Says Hawaii Eruption Unprecedented In Past 200 Years

(USGS) This thermal map shows the fissure system and lava flows as of 6 am on Tuesday, July 17. The fountain at Fissure 8 remains active, with the …

Physical Geography

Vast fissure sparks urgent closure in Grand Teton National Park

Rock fissure sparks URGENT closure at Grand Teton National Park, just 60 miles from Yellowstone supervolcano<p>Experts have detected expanding cracks in …

Physical Geography

'Quadrillion tons of diamond' may be buried 100 miles under Earth's surface

There might be a quadrillion tons of diamond hiding deep underneath Earth's surface, according to a new study. But it will be a while until diamonds are every girl's best friend: the lavish gems are located so deep, no drill in existence can reach them.<p>Located over 100 miles below Earth's tectonic …

Physical Geography

Dangerous fissure opens near Yellowstone supervolcano

Volcanoes

Earth Matters - Remarkable Images of the Kilauea Eruption You May Have Missed

For more than two months, lava has been pouring from part of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, destroying homes and remaking the land surface. More data and …

Physical Geography

How does Yellowstone's heat get to the Earth's surface?

<i>Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week's</i> …

Physical Geography

23 injured as lava bomb hits tour boat in Hawaii

A lava bomb punctured the roof of the boat in Hawaii on Monday near where lava from the Kilauea volcano continues to spill into the ocean.

Kilauea

In Hawaii, an End of Innocence

A 6.9 earthquake that struck Hawaii’s Big Island on May 4 was just the beginning of an ordeal that still continues for the people of Puna, a …

Liberal View

Congress approves $4.8M to help with new HVO office

The U.S. House of Representatives approved $4.8 million in federal funds Tuesday to support the opening of a new office for the Hawaiian Volcano …

Physical Geography

Does fracking cause earthquakes?

Earthquakes are usually caused when rock underground suddenly breaks along a fault.<p>This sudden release of energy causes the seismic waves that make …

Physical Geography

The Kilauea volcano has created a tiny new island - The Washington Post

1:10<p>The Kilauea volcano has created a tiny new island<p>8:43<p>Why am I so sweaty? | Anna’s Science Magic Show Hooray!<p>4:01<p>Why is Hollywood in Hollywood? | Anna's Science Magic Show Hooray!<p>1:15<p>Civil War bones uncovered at Virginia battlefield<p>1:08<p>Plant found in Virginia has sap that burns and blinds<p>3:50<p>The …

Kilauea

Official Guatemala volcano death toll rises to 121

GUATEMALA CITY (AFP) -<p>The death toll from the violent eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano on June 3 has risen to 121, after the identification of five cadavers recovered from the devastated zone, a forensics institute said Wednesday.<p>The five bodies were those of young people aged two months to 19 …

Guatemala City

Volcanic mood rings

The crater lakes at the summit of Kelimutu volcano in Indonesia change colors from day to day. The colors can change from white, green, blue and …

Astronomy

A look at the science behind what caused Monday's lava explosion

Updated:Monday, July 16 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:03:18 GMT<p>At least 12 injured after lava explosion near tour boat off Big Island.<p>At least 12 …

Hawaii

Hawaii’s Newest Island Disappeared Almost As Quickly As It Formed

A new landmass has formed off the coast of Hawaii’s Big Island from the molten lava of the Kilauea Volcano eruption.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) …

Physical Geography

Eons of geology meet decades of music at Red Rocks near Denver, and it's all in this 3-minute video tour

I’d seen plenty of outdoor concerts before we started our series on great American music venues earlier this year. But none of those venues packed the same punch as the Red Rocks Amphitheatre just west of Denver. This video, shot during my first visit in late May, 2018, shows why.<p>The rock …

Physical Geography

Study finds deep subterranean connection between two Japan volcanoes

Scientists have confirmed for the first time that radical changes of one volcano in southern Japan was the direct result of an erupting volcano 22 …

Physical Geography

Magnitude 3.1 earthquake recorded in central Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.1 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in central Oklahoma.<p>The USGS says the temblor was recorded at 3:38 p.m. …

Physical Geography

KHNL : On this day in 1888: Mount Bandai eruptions kill hundreds

Top Stories<p>On this day in 1888: Mount Bandai eruptions kill hundreds<p>Posted: 07/15/2018 6:32 PM<p>JAPAN (HawaiiNewsNow) - Exactly 130 years ago, Mount …

Hawaii

Magma storage and eruptive behaviour at Bali volcano

A new study by researchers at Uppsala University and the Italian National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) published in the journal</i> …

Physical Geography

Beaverton couple hit by lava while on Hawaiian tour boat

BEAVERTON, OR (KPTV) -<p>The video is absolutely terrifying as lava off the Big Island of Hawaii explodes, sending magma and rock hailing down onto a …

Oregon

Lava Crashes Through Roof of Hawaii Tour Boat, Injuring – Bloomberg

Lava Crashes Through Roof of Hawaii Tour Boat, Injuring<p>Lava Crashes Through Roof of Hawaii Tour Boat, Injuring<p>Lava Crashes Through Roof of Hawaii …

Physical Geography

Macarthur Minerals Update on the Exploration and Development of Its Iron Ore, Gold, Nickel and Lithium Projects

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <b>Macarthur Minerals Limited</b> (MMS.V) (the “Company” or “Macarthur”) is pleased to provide …

Physical Geography