“Cluster of Alaskan Islands Could be Single, Interconnected Giant Volcano,” reads the headline. A super-volcano, in other words.
A giant lava bubble is expanding at Kikai volcano, a supervolcano just 31 miles south of Japan’s main island of Kyushu.
The loss of the ENTIRE “bread basket” of North America (think zero corn or wheat… for starters)
We’d be talking instantaneous ice age.
“It’s shocking how little time is required to take a volcanic system from being quiet and sitting there to the edge of an eruption,” said Hannah Shamloo, a graduate student at Arizona State University.
Oregon State University researchers linked recent eruptions at Sumatra’s Mt. Sinabung to the last supervolcano eruption on Earth,
As of August 30, some 2,357 earthquakes had been recorded at Yellowstone Supervolcano since the swarm began in June.
A magnitude-5.8 earthquake hit western Montana early this morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Related to Yellowstone? Perhaps not.
Some fear a supervolcanic eruption, but the USGS remains calm.