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    1. Lava flows from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 28 12:29 AM

      (Reuters) - A thick stream of lava erupted from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday and had crept into the surrounding forest, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but it did not pose a threat to surrounding communities. The lava flowed from the east side of the Kilauea Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, and was still spreading, the U.S. Geological Survey said. "None of...

    2. Hawaii: Lava flows from erupting Kilauea volcano

      International Business Times via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsAug 28 09:41 AM

      A large breakout of lava erupted from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island on 27 August, and has flowed into the surrounding forest, the US Geological Survey said. The thick stream of lava flowed from the east side of the Kilauea volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, and was still spreading, the US Geological Survey said in a daily update. In 2014, molten rock let loose in the ...

    3. After rumbling and belching ash, the Cotopaxi volcano was silent Sunday, hours after Ecuador declared a state of emergency and fearful residents were evacuated. "Monitoring of the Cotopaxi volcano last night and this morning indicated no increase in activity," Ecuador's Ministry of Security Coordination said in a statement. The agency is the only source authorized to speak on the matter after ...

    4. Volcano in Ecuador spews huge column of ash

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsAug 14 01:48 PM

      A volcano in Ecuador that has not erupted in nearly 140 years belched a column of ash eight kilometers high on Friday, prompting officials to raise the alert level. In addition to the five-mile plume, several explosions erupted in the course of the day, the Geophysics Institute said. The Cotopaxi volcano stands 5,897 meters (19,500 feet) high and is 45 kilometers (30 miles) south of the capital...

    5. Ecuador's President Rafael Correa declared a state of emergency Saturday as the dangerous Cotopaxi volcano rumbled to life and prompted evacuation orders in several villages threatened by landslides. "The situation developing at Cotopaxi is a serious threat that has led the government to take urgent special measures to confront this eruptive process," said Public Safety chief Cesar Navas. By ...

    6. Beneath dangerous Ecuador volcano, only a few linger

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsAug 22 08:17 AM

      TICATILIN, Ecuador (AP) — Bursts of ash spew from the snow-encircled crater of the Cotopaxi Volcano and fall in gusts on this village where the locals struggle to herd sheep and cattle to safety.

    7. Erupting volcano in Ecuador prompts state of emergency

      The Christian Science MonitorAug 15 05:38 PM

      The Cotopaxi volcano spews ash and vapor in the National Park Cotopaxi in Ecuador, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. Four blasts inside the volcano sent ash shooting into the sky, coating highways, homes and cars just south of Ecuador's capital with a fine gray powder.

    8. Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: Volcano erupts on island where plane parts were discovered

      International Business Times via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsAug 25 08:00 AM

      The Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Reunion Island erupted on 24 August, prompting tourists and locals to endure the cold night to watch molten lava erupt from the crater. This was the fourth eruption this year for the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the most active volcanos in the world. The previous eruption happened on 31 July while Reunion Island was in the spotlight as beach cleaners found a...

    9. © AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa The Cotopaxi volcano spews ash and vapor in the National Park Cotopaxi in Ecuador, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. Four blasts inside the volcano sent ash shooting into the sky, coating highways, homes and cars just south of Ecuador's capital with a fine gray powder.

    10. Three bodies found on Ecuador's Chimborazo volcano are believed to be those of climbers who went missing some 20 years ago in an avalanche, officials said Sunday. A missing persons police official, Fernando De la Torre, said investigators were working to determine if the remains were those of the climbers missing in the avalanche that hit between 1994 and 1995.

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