Daily Archives: September 6, 2011

Indonesia’s Mount Lokon volcano shaken by four eruptions

 September 6, 2011 – MANADO, SULAWESI — Indonesia’s Mount Lokon erupted four times on Tuesday after increasing its volcanic activity during the past week, officials said. Mount Lokon, which is located on the northern tip of the island of Sulawesi, … Continue reading

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Is the number of earthquakes increasing? Why Virgina may be a preview of things to come

September 6, 2011 – VIRGINIA – Is the number of earthquakes increasing?  Are major earthquakes becoming more frequent?  In the aftermath of the magnitude-5.8 earthquake in Virginia, a whole lot of people are asking those questions.  All over the mainstream … Continue reading

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Magma Plume activity update for September 6, 2011

September 6, 2011 – Iceland – The expansion of magmatic pressures across the planet continues with new swarms reported near the Iceland Reykjanes Ridge, Katla, and South Australia hotspots. A mantle plume is a hypothetical thermal diapir of abnormally hot rock … Continue reading

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On the brink? Fifth tremor swarm rattles Iceland’s Katla volcano

September 6, 2011 – REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — A surge of small earthquakes has been reported around Iceland’s Katla volcano, but scientists said Tuesday there is no immediate concern that the increased seismic activity will trigger a dangerous eruption. Although … Continue reading

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Sun unleashes M5.3 and X-class solar flares

    September 6, 2011 – EARTH-DIRECTED FLARE: This morning at 0150 UT, sunspot 1283 produced an M5.3-class solar flare. A movie from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the flash of extreme UV radiation. Because of the sunspot’s central location … Continue reading

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Papua New Guinea drought leaves thousands food insecure

September 6, 2011 – Papua New Guinea – Aid workers say more than 6,000 people on a remote cluster of islands off the northeast coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG) have been left food insecure following an extended dry spell. … Continue reading

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