One of the Most Dangerous Active Kilauea Volcano Erupted

One of the Most Dangerous Active Kilauea Volcano Erupted

Kilauea is considered as one of the most active and dangerous volcanos that is located in the Hawaiian Islands. And recently, on Thursday Kilauea volcano erupted, sending fountains of lava gushing out of the ground on the eastern side of the island. And then two major earthquakes shook on Friday, jolting inhabitants, who were increasingly threatened by a volcanic eruption that doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.

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Scientist are going to drill into Earth’s mantle by 2030

Scientist are Going to Drill into Earth’s Mantle by 2030

We are always speaking about our galaxy, universe and everything that related to out of our planet. Humans have been to the moon and study every corner of the planet, but there is one place that we have forgotten, and have never been. Yes, you guessed correctly, it is about the plans that scientists are going to drill into Earth’s mantle by 2030, the planet’s interior, which lies just beneath the outer crust. Researchers of Japan’s Agency for Marine-Earth Science want to find out more about how our planet was formed and what the mantle is consists of. The mantle composed of more than 80% of the Earth’s mass, lying 6 miles (10 kilometers) beneath the ocean floor.

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Chilean and Japanese Volcanoes

Chilean and Japanese Volcanoes settle after strong earthquakes

According to the data received by the satellite of ALOS, five Japanese volcanoes settled on the average on 15 centimeters in comparison with the sizes only a few years ago. All of these volcanoes settled down on the island of Honshu at distance of 200 kilometers from earthquake epicenter. As the precondition subsidence was served by an earthquake of 2011. The same happened after an earthquake measuring 8,8 points by the Richter scale to all Chilean volcanoes located in a zone with a diameter of 400 kilometers from epicenter. The similar effect appeared quite normal consequence of strong earthquakes.

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Daytime Fireball Surprises California

According to news reports residents in California and Nevada reported hearing a sonic boom and seeing a bright fireball streak across the sky early Sunday morning. Experts said the sonic boom and fireball were likely caused by a meteor passing through Earth’s atmosphere. The explosive noise shook some homes and startled unsuspecting people across both states, reported the Associated Press. Calls were placed to local law enforcement agencies after the event, and several eyewitnesses initially thought they had experienced an earthquake.

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Greek Island Shows Signs of Volcanic Activity

The volcanic caldera on the picturesque tourist island of Santorini is showing signs of unrest. But researchers detecting the caldera’s movement say it doesn’t necessarily mean an eruption is imminent. As says Georgia Tech associate professor Andrew Newman, who set up more than 20 GPS stations on the island in 2006, after decades of little activity, a series of earthquakes and deformation began within the Santorini caldera in January of 2011. Since then, the instruments on the northern part of the island have moved laterally between five and nine centimeters.

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Martian Landscapes Indicate Recent Volcanic Activity

Images of a martian landscape offer evidence that the Red Planet’s surface not only can shake like the surface of Earth, but has done so relatively recently. According to scientists if mars quakes do indeed take place our nearest planetary neighbor may still have active volcanism, which could help create conditions for liquid water. With High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) imagery, the research team examined boulders along a fault system known as Cerberus Fossae, which cuts across a very young lava surface on Mars. By analyzing boulders the scientists determined the rocks fell because of seismic activity.

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