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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Apr 5th, 2011, 12:01 pm

Thanks Queen K!
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Apr 5th, 2011, 12:18 pm

Here's another interesting Volcano article.

A Close-Up Look at the World’s Deadliest Volcano

http://blogs.forbes.com/johngiuffo/2011 ... e-volcano/
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Apr 5th, 2011, 12:57 pm

Not if people saw this.....Japan Earthquake was March 11.

Wednesday 16th March 2011
Mt Fuji Volcano, Japan
A large earthquake (mag 6.2) occurred under Mt Fuji Volcano, Japan on 15th March at 10:31 pm, local time. The epicentre was located 7 km SSW of the summit. The focus was shallow at 10 km. Mt Fuji last erupted in 1708 and is still considered an active volcano. A 2004 Japanese government simulation determined that in the worst-case scenario, a major eruption of Fuji would cause 2.5 trillion (yen) in economic damage.

http://www.volcanolive.com/news.html
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby GordonH » Apr 5th, 2011, 2:34 pm

As with each natural disaster that happens on this planet, there is going to be losses. The economic ones are replaceable in time, the ones which are irreplaceable is life. Be it human or not once gone not coming back.

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Hurricanes etc etc are part of living on a planet that is alive. We can minimize losses by predicting possible hot spots those are not always 100% accurate.

That you averagejoe for keeping us aware of our planet growing pains.
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Apr 5th, 2011, 5:16 pm

hockeyfan1970 wrote:As with each natural disaster that happens on this planet, there is going to be losses. The economic ones are replaceable in time, the ones which are irreplaceable is life. Be it human or not once gone not coming back.

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Hurricanes etc etc are part of living on a planet that is alive. We can minimize losses by predicting possible hot spots those are not always 100% accurate.

That you averagejoe for keeping us aware of our planet growing pains.


Thanks hockeyfan1970! Just trying to keep everyone up to date on these issues. It will affect us in the near future one would think!
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Apr 11th, 2011, 7:48 am

Japan warns of massive earthquake and volcanic explosion after the April 7 earthquake.

Japan's Meteorological Agency on Friday warned the country's 20 volcanoes has become alive due to the massive March 11 earthquake, and a study said earthquake over 9.0-magnitude might hit Japan

Read more: http://hken.ibtimes.com/articles/132419 ... z1JE5GaCiL
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Apr 14th, 2011, 2:51 pm

A strong explosive eruption of Bezymianny volcano on Kamchatka began at 20:20 UTC on April 13, according to seismic data. The Tokyo VAAC reports preliminary reports of ash at least to 33,000 feet. Further information awaits confirmation from satellite and ground reports (now night). The volcano was obscured by clouds and not detectable from satellite yesterday. The activity of the volcano could affect international and low-flying aircraft and the alert code is RED for that region.

http://www.weatherbell.com/jd/?p=773
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Apr 28th, 2011, 3:40 pm

Ecuador raises alert as Tungurahua volcano spews ash.

This is the first significant activity from the Tungurahua volcano this year Continue reading the main story
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Ecuador has declared an amber alert after the Tungurahua volcano started spewing ash again.

A plume more than 7km (4.3 miles) high could be seen emerging from the volcano in central Ecuador.

The authorities evacuated residents living near the volcano's rim and ordered local schools to close.

The Tungurahua has erupted periodically over the past 12 years, but this is its first significant activity this year.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-13204095
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » May 12th, 2011, 1:00 pm

Mt Etna in Sicily errupts, international airport closed

Mt Etna in Sicily has erupted sending plumes of ash in the sky, closing the local international airport at Catania-Fontanarosa, Bulgarian media reported on May 12 2011.

http://www.sofiaecho.com/2011/05/12/108 ... ort-closed
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Jun 6th, 2011, 2:58 pm

More volcano's erupt....Mexico City, Southern tip of Japan, Chile....I wonder if all those major earthquakes in Chile the year or so resulted in this volcano to erupt?

Spectaclular pictures......

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... apart.html
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Aug 22nd, 2012, 8:09 am

Volcanic activity world-wide 20 August: Tungurahua, El Hierro, Popocatépetl, Nevado del Ruiz, Krisuvik, Batu Tara, Sakurajima.

http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/view_ne ... vik-B.html
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby Queen K » Sep 13th, 2012, 1:51 pm

Guatemala is experiencing an outright huge volcanic eruption right now. Over 30,000 evacuated, most of them dirt poor as it is.

http://www.npr.org/2012/09/13/161099364 ... -guatemala

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwLoxQzKYo4
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby averagejoe » Nov 21st, 2013, 3:01 pm

7 Volcanoes come alive within hours of each other.

http://www.activistpost.com/2013/11/sev ... erent.html
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Re: Volcanoes

Postby twobits » Nov 22nd, 2013, 9:51 am

averagejoe wrote:7 Volcanoes come alive within hours of each other.

http://www.activistpost.com/2013/11/sev ... erent.html


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Re: Volcanoes

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