eruption News

Hawaii Eruption Caused $94M Loss in Economic Benefit

Communities near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park lost up to $94 million in economic benefit last year compared to the previous year due to the eruption of Kilauea Volcano, officials said. The National Park Service found the Big Island park had …

Hawaii’s Big Island Gets $10M For Lava Recovery

Hawaii is giving a $10 million grant to the Big Island to help jump-start recovery efforts following the Kilauea volcano eruption. The Hawaii County Council adopted a resolution last week to accept the funding, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported. The funds …

Indonesia’s Mount Lokon Volcano Erupts Twice

An Indonesian volcano spewed hot gases and ash in two eruptions on Monday that show high and unpredictable activity from the volatile mountain, experts said. The second blast at Mount Lokon was the larger of the two afternoon eruptions, spewing …

3,500 People Evacuate as Volcano Erupts in Southern Chile

One of the volcanoes in the Caulle Cordon of southern Chile erupted violently Saturday, billowing smoke and ash high into the sky and prompting more than 3,500 people living nearby to evacuate. There were no reports of injuries. Authorities initially …