Tag: eruptions

North-west of Indonesia rocked by strong earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 15:07

According to the US Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 107 miles north-north-west of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. Located in the Molucca Sea Collision Zone, the quakes are ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua due to civil unrest. It ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018 20:15

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

Catania airport opens with limited flights after Mount Etna volcanic eruptions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:05

Italy's Catania airport is reopening after an ash cloud from Mount Etna's latest eruptions forced it to shut down. The airport opened on a restricted schedule allowing only four flights ... Read More

Air traffic at Catania airport suspended after Mount Etna volcano eruption

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 16:45

Sicily's Mount Etna volcano erupted on Monday, the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) said in a statement. The eruption that began at noon was preceded by 130 earthquake ... Read More

Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018 09:10

In Indonesia, The Sunda Strait tsunami killed at least 281 people and injured more than 1,016 others.  The volcano Anak Krakatau, which lies roughly halfway between Java and Sumatra, has ... Read More

Deadly Tsunami hit Indonesian coast in Lampung

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 00:59

A deadly tsunami hit Lampung in Indonesia Sunday Morning. Dozens of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit beaches in Lampung and Banten. Lampung is a province on the ... Read More

Tongariro eruptions trigger tourist cancellations

editor editor- August 9, 2012 06:40

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Foreign tourists wary of more eruptions on Mt Tongariro have begun to cancel their bookings. Read More

Easyjet testing “Avoid” ash sensor system

editor editor- January 3, 2012 04:37

The April 2010 eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano caused the greatest closure of European airspace since World War II, stranding millions of passengers and leading to the cancellation of Read More