Posts Tagged ‘eruption’



Dramatic Volcanic Lightning

    This evening the Sakurajima volcano in  Japan had an average sized eruption. But nothing was average about what locals saw thereafter! Lightning could be seen coming from the lava and from behind the dark smoke.  A study in the journal Science indicated that electrical charges are generated when rock fragments, ash, and ice particles in a volcanic […]

Recent Volcano Eruptions

This week there have been 2 major volcanic eruptions! The first happened on December 1 near Leon, Nicaragua with the eruption of Mt. Momotombo. This is the first time Momotombo has erupted in over 110 years! According to volcanologist, Erik Klemetti from Denison University in Ohio, “Although volcanoes can experience periods of dormancy and activity, very little […]

Calbuco Volcano in Chile Erupts: First Time in 43 Years!

Nearly 4,000 Evacuated After the Calbuco Volcano erupts twice! The view from Puerto Varas shows a high column of ash and lava spewing from the Calbuco volcano in the darkness of early Thursday. The Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday, spewing a giant plume of ash high into the sky. This volcano has stayed dormant for the last […]

Eruption!!!

During a recent visit with our partners at Beaches Resorts by Sandals, located in Negril, Jamaica, we participated in the Volcanoes Program where a world record volcano eruption took place! Check out that eruption! This incredible eruption resulted in “oohs” and “aahs” and “wows” throughout the crowd of participants and onlookers. To learn more about our partnership opportunities […]