The Pacific Ring of Fire is aptly named. It’s a string of volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean, and the region is prone to earthquakes. In fact, most earthquakes strike within the ring. Here’s five facts.
Philippine officials citing threats that Taal volcano could still explode at any time.
The death toll from New Zealand,s devastating White Island eruption has risen to 19, with police confirming Monday another death in hospital.
Five people were killed, 18 were injured and several more were left stranded after an island volcano popular with tourists erupted unexpectedly in New Zealand yesterday.
Indonesian authorities banned residents and trekkers from doing activities within 3 kilometers from the summit of Mount Merapi as the volcano located between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces spewed hot lava on Wednesday morning.
A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday.
Indonesian authorities ban tourists from hiking around Mount Agung volcano.
Mount Agung volcano of Bali Island, located in northern part of the resort island, erupted yesterday, Indonesian authorities said.
The eruption that began at noon was preceded by 130 earthquake tremors.
More than 500 hikers and their guides remain stranded by landslides in Lombok.
A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali erupted Monday, belching a plume of ash 2,000 metres high.
The death toll from an Indonesian ferry disaster could top 180.
There was no time to eat. Sunday family lunches were interrupted, the food left on the table. Children abandoned toys, and clothes still hung on lines in backyards. Animals died petrified.
A wall of lava from Kilauea Volcano has engulfed two entire seaside housing tracts at the eastern tip of Hawaii’s Big Island.
Rescuers scoure a lava- and ash-ravaged landscape in Guatemala for a third straight day in search of survivors and victims.
Authorities say summer bookings for hotels on Hawaii’s Big Island have fallen almost 50 percent since the volcano eruption.
New fissures roaring like jet engines have opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, piling lava as high as a four-story building.
A new sinkhole on a North Island farm as deep as four double-decker buses and almost the length of two football fields has grabbed the attention of New Zealand volcanologists.
A Cambodian delegation, comprising tour and travel agents and media representatives, was invited to visit Lombok, an island east of Bali in Indonesia, on March 22.
Two Australians are briefly detained by Indonesian police for climbing to the summit of Mt Agung on Bali.
Airport officials cautioned the airport could shut again if winds change direction once more and endanger flights.
Indonesia extends the closure of the airport on Bali as ash from a volcano swept the island.
Indonesia closes the airport of Bali and orders 100,000 residents to evacuate immediately.
The activity of Mt Agung volcano enters the magmatic eruption phase.
A rumbling volcano on Indonesia’s island of Bali spews ash and towering clouds of smoke, heightening fears it may erupt.
Vehicles laden with food, face masks and bedding have been sent to help people in Bali.
More than 34,000 people flee from a rumbling volcano on the island of Bali as tremors grow.