Based on its astonishing inflation rate, scientists have determined that the pocket of magma beneath Bolivia’s Uturuncu volcano is growing by about 27 cubic feet (1 cubic meter) per second.
Video of underwater eruption as seen from the air.
“The eruption of super-volcanoes dwarfs the eruptions of recent volcanoes and can trigger planetary climate change by inducing Ice Ages,”
In a false-color image made from varied light sources, the vent and nearby lava flow are bright orange.
“Seismologists are nervously watching rumblings beneath Katla which could spew an ash cloud dwarfing the 2010 eruption that cost airlines two billion dollars (£1.27 billion),”
After watching this video – which was supposed to convince me that a landslide on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands would trigger a mega-tsunami, I remain unconvinced.
The eruption sites discovered today are much nearer to the coast than the initial location.
A Red Alert has since been issued by local authorities for the town of La Restinga, the southern-most village in the Canaries.
Volcano could blow, not in two to three weeks, but within a week to 10 days, says Deagle.
A submarine volcanic eruption is taking place approximately 3 miles (5 km) off the southern coast of El Hierro, the smallest of The Canary Islands,