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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from volcano, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 345 stories have been published about volcano which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Evacuations · Philippines

Ash covers towns after Philippines volcano eruption

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
The blast from Bulusan volcano in the rural Sorsogon province lasted about 17 minutes. It sent a grey plume shooting up at least 1km, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. No casualties were reported, but authorities raised the alert level to one on the five-level system.See the Story
Volcano · Mexico City

Mexico climber dies scaling active, off-limits volcano

50% Center coverage: 10 sources
A woman mountain climber in Mexico died and a climbing companion was injured when they scaled the highly active, off-limits peak of the Popocatepetl volcano. The crater of the 5,426-metre tall volcano has been belching toxic fumes, ash, and lumps of incandescent rock persistently for almost 30 years. Civil defence authorities have strictly prohibited climbers from going within 12 kilometers of the peak.See the Story
Volcano · Indonesia

Indonesia's Anak Krakatoa volcano erupts, spews huge ash tower

Coverage: 4 sources
Mount Anak Krakatoa belched thick ash over the strait that separates the islands of Java and Sumatra. Authorities ordered people to stay out of a 2km exclusion zone around the volcano, which is currently graded at level two of Indonesia's four-tiered volcanic alert system.See the Story
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Philippine Volcano Spews Ash and Steam, Alarms Villagers

56% Center coverage: 9 sources
Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon province spewed ash and steam about a kilometer (half a mile) into the sky on Sunday. There were no reports of injuries, officials said. Fourteen people with four guides were hiking on the 1,565-meter (5,134-foot) volcano when it erupted.See the Story
Volcano · Probolinggo

Thousands flock to Indonesian volcano for Hindu ritual sacrifice

83% Center coverage: 6 sources
Thousands of Hindu worshippers climb Mount Bromo in Indonesia to throw offerings down its crater in a centuries-old religious ceremony. People from the Tengger tribe gather from villages in the highlands around the volcano to cast goats, chickens, fruit, flowers and vegetables into its crater. Some villagers not part of the tribe stood on the crater's steep slopes armed with nets in a bid to snatch the offerings.See the Story
Volcano · Jakarta

Indonesia raises alert level for Krakatoa's offspring volcano

60% Right coverage: 5 sources
Anak Krakatoa erupted on Sunday spewing a towering ash cloud 3,000 metres (9,800 feet) into the sky. Authorities bumped the threat of the volcano to level three of a four-tier volcanic alert system. They also widened the exclusion zone around the crater a day after warning nearby residents to wear masks outside.See the Story
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Philippine volcano Bulusan erupted: it ejects a kilometer high ash column

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
The Philippine archipelago sits on an area of intense seismic activity inscribed within the so-called “Pacific Ring of Fire”See the Story
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“Etna is like the Moon.” Space robots walking on the sand of the volcano

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The tests of ESA and the German Space Agency are underway. Astronaut Thomas Reiter: “This time we will return to the satellite to stay there...See the Story

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