Pacific Ring Of Fire News
Villages covered in ash after volcano erupts in Indonesia
A volcano on Indonesia’s Sumatra island sent columns of ash shooting into the sky on Monday, prompting a "code red" warning to airlines by an Australian agency monitoring volcanic ash. Villages in the Karo region near the volcano were covered in layers of grey ash, which settled on trees and the
Death toll rises to 9 in earthquake that toppled buildings in Taiwan
As the run rose over Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien Thursday, at least 62 people were still missing or unaccounted for after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the region late Tuesday night, toppling buildings and killing nine people. Another 260 people have been injured and about 31,000
Scientists say rash of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions on 'Ring of Fire' not connected
Volcanic eruptions in Japan, the Philippines and Bali . Massive earthquakes in Alaska and Indonesia . The rash of natural disasters over the past two days have one common denominator: they all occurred along the so-called Ring of Fire , a sprawling horseshoe-shape geological disaster zone. At least
Tsunami warning in Alaska after powerful earthquake
ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the latest weather conditions in Alaska where a 7.9 magnitude earthquake triggered tsunami warnings.
Violent explosion at the Philippines' most active volcano, 'hazardous' eruption expected
The Philippines ' most active volcano ejected an immense and thick gray cloud of lava, ash and steam on Monday, causing thousands of villagers in the Province of Albay to flee to evacuation centers for safety. The midday explosion at Mount Mayon "sent superheated lava, molten rocks and steam 3.5-5
Thousands stranded as Bali volcano spews ash
Tens of thousands of visitors to Bali , Indonesia, are stranded after the island's Mount Agung erupted, blowing ash far into the air. Flight operations at Bali’s main international airport, Ngurah Rai International Airport, have been suspended, the airport said Sunday . The danger zone affects
Three Deadly Earthquakes Strike in 3 Days
We move on now to the three powerful earthquakes in three days. The hunt for survivors intense. A race against time. But in Ecuadors, rescuers had to pause the search. In Japan, back-to-back earthquakes triggered landslides, destroying roads, isolating hard-hit towns. All of the quakes along the
Rescuers Search for Survivors in Ecuador and Japan
The two countries were hit by three devastating earthquakes, leaving hundreds of people dead.
Third Earthquake in Rapid Succession on 'Ring of Fire'
Now to the earthquake outbreak. Three deadly quakes in three days. The sore -- soaring death toll. In Ecuador, surveillance video showing the moment disaster struck. And in Japan, more than 40 are dead after two earthquakes hit there. Rescuers searching for missing victims. What's known as the ring