CANARY ISLANDS – El Hierro is showing renewed vigor.
Fishermen reported lava fountains spewing 90 feet (30 meters) into the sky off the west coast of Yemen
One of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes erupted early this morning, spewing clouds of ash into the sky.
“The eruption was heard as far as five kilometres away, causing panic among villagers living close to the volcano,” said government vulcanologisFarid Bina from a monitoring post near the volcano. Winds blew volcanic ash to villages up to five kilometres to the east and northeast, Bina added.
“Two villages with about 10,000 people each have been affected by the ash, which stopped later in the morning,” said Bina.
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A volcano erupted near Saba Island in the Red Sea on Monday, said fishermen from Salif port city in the west of Yemen.
An underwater volcano just south of the Canary Islands may be the beginnings of a new island,
A brand new island is emerging from the sea just south of the Canary Island of El Hierro as an underwater volcano bubbles to the surface.
Sea water temperatures in the area have shot upward by 20 degrees F (11C).
“PEVOLCA* confirms a further increase in carbon dioxide emissions in El Hierro.
Check these pics of the sea by El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain,
Appears to have erupted near continuously since it was first observed in 2008. (Gee. I wonder what is heating our seas?)