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Grimsvotn Volcano erupts, South-east of Iceland | Photo by Egill Adalsteinsson

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China volcano shows signs of unrest
Volcano last erupted 1,100 years ago and is widely considered among most cataclysmic eruptions during past 2,000 years.


Mexico’s Popocatépetl volcano erupts sending a thick column of water vapor, gases and small amounts of ash into the air - Puebla, Mexico

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  April 22, 2012 at 12:31pm


Ready to Blow? Mexico Volcano Rumbles

Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano has rumbled continuously and spewed gases and glowing rocks to almost one mile (one kilometer) beyond its crater, authorities said Friday.

Popocatepetl is located about 34 miles (55 kilometers) east of the capital, Mexico City. More than 30 million people live within sight of the volcano.

In an increase of activity the volcano registered “62 expulsions of medium intensity, with the emission of water vapor, gas, ashes and glowing rocks,” between Thursday night and Friday, said a statement from the National Center of Disaster Prevention.

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This is in Japan


Stromboli, the Lighthouse of the Mediterranean, has been in near-continuous eruption for at least a thousand years. 


Ash erupted from Mount Etna, a volcano near Catania, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.

[Credit : Davide Caudullo/European Pressphoto Agency]


Volcanic Year in Review for 2011

12 months, a ton of stunning volcanic activity across the globe. Erik Klemetti reviews the hottest.