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Volcano

Vents in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases erupt; also, the forms of structures, usually conical, that are produced by the erupted material. source: USGS

Giant earthquakes help predict volcanic eruptions

4 Jul 2014, CNRS

Researchers have for the first time observed the response of Japanese volcanoes to seismic waves produced by the giant Tohoku-oki earthquake of 2011. Their conclusions reveal how earthquakes can impact volcanoes and should help to assess the risk of massive volcanic eruptions worldwide...


Number of volcano occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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