Huge underwater eruption created giant volcano off the coast of Africa

This is one of the most exciting volcanic areas in the world.

Scientists find the world’s largest volcanic hotspot track

Scientists have discovered the longest chain of continental volcanoes in the world, stretching almost 2000 km (1200 miles) on Australia’s coast. The volcanic track includes 15 volcanoes formed over 30 million years ago.

Swarm of earthquakes shake Yellowstone National Park

Could the Yellowstone supervolcano be waking up? In his 53 years of monitoring seismic activity in and around the Yellowstone Caldera, Bob Smith has never witnessed two simultaneous earthquake swarms; now, the Utah University geophysicist has seen not two, but three such swarms. “It’s very remarkable,” Smith said. “How does one swarm relate to another? Can one swarm trigger another

Undersea volcano about to create new Canary Island

It’s only so often that you get to see geology in the making, and this is a remarkable event indeed. Volcanologists studying an undersea volcano erupting near the island of El Hierro announced that the volcano, which is located at just 70 meters below sea level, will probably create a new island. The Canarian hot spot Over the past couple