Volcanic Earthquakes Increase Threats Of Eruptions

A picture of a volcano erupting.

Earthquakes increase in volcanic areas.

Earthquake activity is increasing in areas of dangerous volcanism, and when quakes increase in volcanic areas, the threat of natural disasters doubles.

Quakes and Eruptions June 4, 2013

Kuril’sk, Russia – Chirinkota Volcano

  • 5.1, 4.7, 4.6, 5.5, 5.3, 4.7 magnitude quakes

Solomon Islands – Yasur Volcano (N of Vanuatu)

  • 6.1 magnitude quake

South America:

Chile – Copahue Volcano

  • 4.7 magnitude quake

Peru – Sabancaya Volcano

  • 5.2, 4.6 magnitude quakes

Argentina – Copahue Volcano

  • 4.5 magnitude quake

Guatemala – Pacaya Volcano

  • 4.4 magnitude quake

Pahala and Volcano, Hawaii – Underwater Volcanoes

One of the many underwater volcanoes erupting today.

Highly active underwater volcanos off Pahala, Hawaii.

  • 2.9, 2.5, 2.7, 5.3, 2.9, 3.0 magnitude quakes

Greenville, California – Lassen Volcano

  • 2.8, 2.7, 2.7, 2.7, 2.5, 3.1 magnitude quakes

Volcanic earthquakes are increasing as magma rises to the top of these volcanoes. Watch for an increase in Earth activity both above and below the ground.





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About Janet

Janet Starr Hull, PhD, CN has expressed a deep love and respect for the Earth since she was a very young child. She earned academic degrees in International Geography and Environmental Science. After 20 years of research, Dr. Hull uncovered evidence supporting her theory that the Earth’s geographic poles shift at the axis, causing dramatic climate change. Today, she is one of the world’s leading environmental experts promoting public environmental awareness. Connect with Dr. Hull on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

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