Cotopaxi volcano threatens more than 300,000 Ecuadorans

Nearly 325,000 people could be affected by an eruption of Cotopaxi, the volcano looming beyond the Ecuadoran capital of Quito, officials said Monday.

Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity
Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity

The Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago issued an alert about elevated activity at Kick 'em-Jenny, an underwater volcano located near Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Mt. Asama appears to have had small eruption: Weather agency

Asama, a volcano about 140 kilometers northwest of Tokyo and surrounded by major tourist spots, appears to have had a small eruption today morning, the Japanese weather agency has said.

Volcano erupts on Galapagos island with world's only pink iguanas
Volcano erupts on Galapagos island with world's only pink iguanas

The Wolf volcano is erupting on Isabela Island in the Galapagos Islands, home to the world's only population of pink land iguanas, the management of Galapagos National Park said.

Scientists watching Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano for new eruption
Scientists watching Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano for new eruption

Scientists are closely watching a volcano on Hawaii`s Big Island for a possible eruption after volatile changes in the level of a lake of lava on its summit and a series of earthquakes, the US Geological Survey said on Monday. 

Iceland: Volcanic eruption blast lava high in the air

Volcanic eruption in southeast Iceland fountained lava nearly 200 feet into the air.

Stunning NASA video shows gigantic sun eruption

NASA`s sun-observing IRIS spacecraft has captured its first stunning close-up of a colossal coronal mass ejection (CME) erupting from the sun.

Satellites can tell if a volcano will erupt

Satellite imagery can be used to predict which volcanoes are most likely to erupt, scientists have found.

Dormant volcanoes can become active quickly

Researchers suggest that the magma sitting 4-5 kilometers beneath the surface of Oregon`s Mount Hood has been stored in near-solid conditions for thousands of years.

Volcanoes set their own rules for eruption

In ground breaking work, researchers have unearthed why small and giant volcanoes have different frequency and magnitude while erupting.

US scientists predict eruption of undersea volcano

US scientists said they have for the first time successfully predicted the eruption of one of the world`s most active undersea volcanoes off the coast of the western state of Oregon.

Volcano erupts in central Indonesia

An Indonesian volcano spit lava
and smoke thousands of feet into the air, sending
panicked residents fleeing down its slopes.

Iceland`s Grimsvoetn volcano eruption over: Geologist

The eruption had raised fears of a repeat of the air
travel chaos.

Iceland volcano producing mostly steam

The eruption forced cancellations in flights in Scotland, England, Germany and Scandinavia.

Clashes erupt in Croatian anti-government protests

The demonstrators demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor.

Volcano in Japan erupts for 6th time since last week

A volcano in southwestern
Japan erupted early Wednesday, the sixth eruption since last

Yellowstone super-volcano eruption could happen

Two-thirds of the US could become uninhabitable as toxic air sweeps through it.

Mount Etna comes back to life with brief eruption

Italy`s Mount Etna has come back to life with a brief eruption that sent lava down its slopes.

Indonesia eruption could last weeks: Scientists

Indonesia`s most dangerous volcano showed no sign of tiring Tuesday, belching clouds of black smoke.

Indonesian volcano unleashes new powerful eruption

Indonesia`s deadly volcano unleashed another powerful eruption Monday.