Three Iceland volcanoes of past, present, and future: the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull in 2010, the possibly imminent eruption of Katla, and the exceptional eruption of Laki in 1783 that was perhaps the worst natural disaster in the last 1000 years.
Tsunamis are mainly caused by earthquakes but one of the less common causes is also volcanoes, which can either be on land or underwater. When they erupt, large amounts of water are displaced and a tsunami is formed.
An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 that hit the city of Tangshan at 3:42 a.m. on the 28th of July 1976, "The Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976."
How a volcanic eruption in 726 AD off the coast of Greece had a major impact on the history of eastern and western Europe, Christianity, and the spread of Islam.
Earthquake sensitivity can cause several symptoms. I describe how earthquakes are related to migraines,headaches, nausea, vomiting, and other symptoms including craving popcorn. Let me tell you how I learned about the Charlotte King Effect.
A volcano is an opening in the earth's crust through which hot molten magma, gases and ash ejects to the earth's surface.
The best earthquake resources that I have found, supplying lists and/or maps to seismic events of all sizes and dating back as much as thousands of years ago. Indispensable information for research..
Everybody loves vulcanic eruptions. Or at least we, who just watch them on pictures or in live but from a safe distance. But what about the people living near a volcano? What about the Krakatau in 1883, the Pompeii eruption and the Pinatubo eruption? All of those have taken thousands of innocent...
One of the largest and deadliest volcanoes in recorded history, not known by many, not even by many of the current inhabitants of that area! This volcano shifted the climate all over the globe!
The biggest tsunami ever was caused by an enormous 8.3 magnitude earthquake in Alaska on July 9, 1958. A landslide of rock fell into a lake and caused a wave bigger than the Empire State Building. Read more...