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DENPASAR, Indonesia | Bali volcano hurls lava and ash, airport unaffected

DENPASAR, Indonesia — The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali erupted Monday evening, ejecting a 2,000-meter-high (6,560-foot-high) column of thick ash and hurling lava down its slopes. The Indonesian geological agency’s Agung monitoring post said explosions from the mountain began just after 9 p.m. and lasted more than 7 minutes. “Flares … Continue reading DENPASAR, Indonesia | Bali volcano hurls lava and ash, airport unaffected

DENPASAR, Indonesia | Bali volcano hurls lava in new eruption

DENPASAR, Indonesia — The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali erupted Monday evening, ejecting a 2,000-meter-high (6,560-foot-high) column of thick ash and hurling lava down its slopes. The Indonesian geological agency’s Agung monitoring post said a loud explosion from the mountain began just after 9 p.m. and lasted more than 7 … Continue reading DENPASAR, Indonesia | Bali volcano hurls lava in new eruption

SPOKANE, Wash | Hawaii volcano raises concerns of eruptions along West Coast

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific “Ring of Fire” has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America’s West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region. The West Coast is home to an 800-mile (1,300-kilometer) chain of 13 volcanoes , from Washington state’s Mount Baker to … Continue reading SPOKANE, Wash | Hawaii volcano raises concerns of eruptions along West Coast

Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes

MANILA, Philippines/January 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Philippines’ most active volcano spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight and Tuesday morning after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent. Lava fountains reached up to 700 meters (2,300 feet) above Mount Mayon’s crater and ash plumes rose up to 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) during … Continue reading Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes