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A volcanic eruption 600 miles south of Tokyo has created a new island, a 14-acre mass along the western edge of the Ring of Fire in the South Pacific. And far from sinking back into the sea, this bundle of joy looks like its here to stay. The island
Mount Sinabung, one of Indonesia's most active volcanoes in North Sumatra, erupted again o Friday dashing the hopes of 17,094 evacuees staying in shelters of returning home soon, officials said here. The eruptions belched ash 1,500 metres into the
A Fuji News Network has captured the incredible moment when an undersea volcanic eruption gave birth to an Island - adding a tiny patch of new territory with Japan. Japanese officials welcomed the new land but are going to wait
Thousands evacuated as Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts, spews ash 7km into the air Updated November 15, 2013 10:57:54 Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano has erupted again, spewing volcanic ash that reached a height of seven kilometres...Local
A 6.5-magnitude struck New Zealand and was followed by several strong aftershocks that shook the country like jelly from Christchurch in the South Island to Auckland in the North Island. As reported by the US geological Survey, the
Indonesia's Sumatra island, spewing thick grey smoke up to 1.5 kilometres into the sky. Monitoring official Suparno says Mount Marapi's eruption on Wednesday is its strongest since August last year, when its status was raised to level three out of
Indonesia has spewed hot smoke and ash thousands of metres into the air in two new eruptions. Mount Lokon on Sulawesi island had been dormant before rumbling back to life last year. Government volcanologist Hendrasto says it unleashed two strong
One of Indonesia's most active volcanos has erupted, shooting ash and smoke nearly 1½ kilometers (one mile) into the sky. State volcanology official Kristianto says Mount Soputan on central Indonesia's Sulawesi island erupted Tuesday afternoon.
An earthquake rocked the Japanese cities of Honshu and Narita today. No tsunami alert has been issued so far, and no injuries are reported. The Honshu area has been the location of frequent earthquake activity in recent months.
A map of the world's earthquakes that plots every temblor with a magnitude of 4.0 or greater since 1898 is surprising scientists for a number of reasons. "First, I was surprised by the sheer [number] of earthquakes that have been recorded," the map's