Strong Earthquakes Setting off a Powerful Volcanic Eruption in Eritrea

The Dubbi Volcan in Eritrea's erupts after 150 Years

BNO News,

A volcano erupted in the Southern Red Sea Region of Eritrea on early Monday morning, experts said, sending an ash cloud kilometers (miles) up into the air. It is the first eruption at the volcano since 1861.

The chief forecaster at the VAAC in Toulouse said the eruption at the Dubbi volcano began at around midnight local time (2100 GMT Sunday), sending a large plume up to 13 kilometers (8 miles) high. Few details about the eruption in the remote region were immediately available.

The eruption was preceded by a series of more than a dozen light to moderate earthquakes at the volcanic complex, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It said the two strongest earthquakes had both a magnitude of 5.7 on the Richter scale.

A seismologist at the USGS earlier said he did not know if the earthquakes were related to the volcano since both originate from the same continental rift zone. “This thing also tends to generate volcanic activity, given the fact that since you are opening the Earth’s crust, a lot of the magma that is underneath the Earth’s crust does actually have access to the surface,” the seismologist said earlier. “That process itself, the volcanism and the earthquakes, are related to the same rift zone.” Continue reading

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Strong Earthquakes Setting off a Powerful Volcanic Eruption in Eritrea

The Dubbi Volcan in Eritrea's erupts after 150 Years

BNO News,

A volcano erupted in the Southern Red Sea Region of Eritrea on early Monday morning, experts said, sending an ash cloud kilometers (miles) up into the air. It is the first eruption at the volcano since 1861.

The chief forecaster at the VAAC in Toulouse said the eruption at the Dubbi volcano began at around midnight local time (2100 GMT Sunday), sending a large plume up to 13 kilometers (8 miles) high. Few details about the eruption in the remote region were immediately available.

The eruption was preceded by a series of more than a dozen light to moderate earthquakes at the volcanic complex, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It said the two strongest earthquakes had both a magnitude of 5.7 on the Richter scale.

A seismologist at the USGS earlier said he did not know if the earthquakes were related to the volcano since both originate from the same continental rift zone. “This thing also tends to generate volcanic activity, given the fact that since you are opening the Earth’s crust, a lot of the magma that is underneath the Earth’s crust does actually have access to the surface,” the seismologist said earlier. “That process itself, the volcanism and the earthquakes, are related to the same rift zone.” Continue reading

Strong Earthquakes Setting off a Powerful Volcanic Eruption in Eritrea

The Dubbi Volcan in Eritrea's erupts after 150 Years

BNO News,

A volcano erupted in the Southern Red Sea Region of Eritrea on early Monday morning, experts said, sending an ash cloud kilometers (miles) up into the air. It is the first eruption at the volcano since 1861.

The chief forecaster at the VAAC in Toulouse said the eruption at the Dubbi volcano began at around midnight local time (2100 GMT Sunday), sending a large plume up to 13 kilometers (8 miles) high. Few details about the eruption in the remote region were immediately available.

The eruption was preceded by a series of more than a dozen light to moderate earthquakes at the volcanic complex, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It said the two strongest earthquakes had both a magnitude of 5.7 on the Richter scale.

A seismologist at the USGS earlier said he did not know if the earthquakes were related to the volcano since both originate from the same continental rift zone. “This thing also tends to generate volcanic activity, given the fact that since you are opening the Earth’s crust, a lot of the magma that is underneath the Earth’s crust does actually have access to the surface,” the seismologist said earlier. “That process itself, the volcanism and the earthquakes, are related to the same rift zone.” Continue reading

Britons Held in Eritrea Offers Apology, Government Issued Amnesty – Full Report

PVI Forces in action while invading Eritrean island of Romia

By TesfaNews,

A security firm known as PVI, whose bungled mission in the Horn of Africa led to four British men being captured in Eritrea in accounts of terrorism, espionage and organizing sabotage, has issued an unreserved apology in an attempt to hasten their release.  

After more than five months of investigations, the Eritrean foreign ministry issued a lengthy and detailed press release accompanied by video and photographic footages to give the much distorted and media manuplted story its true picture and that eventually led to the release of the 4 detainees .   Continue reading

Britons Held in Eritrea Offers Apology, Government Issued Amnesty – Full Report

PVI Forces in action while invading Eritrean island of Romia

By TesfaNews,

A security firm known as PVI, whose bungled mission in the Horn of Africa led to four British men being captured in Eritrea in accounts of terrorism, espionage and organizing sabotage, has issued an unreserved apology in an attempt to hasten their release.  

After more than five months of investigations, the Eritrean foreign ministry issued a lengthy and detailed press release accompanied by video and photographic footages to give the much distorted and media manuplted story its true picture and that eventually led to the release of the 4 detainees .   Continue reading

Britons Held in Eritrea Offers Apology, Government Issued Amnesty – Full Report

PVI Forces in action while invading Eritrean island of Romia

By TesfaNews,

A security firm known as PVI, whose bungled mission in the Horn of Africa led to four British men being captured in Eritrea in accounts of terrorism, espionage and organizing sabotage, has issued an unreserved apology in an attempt to hasten their release.  

After more than five months of investigations, the Eritrean foreign ministry issued a lengthy and detailed press release accompanied by video and photographic footages to give the much distorted and media manuplted story its true picture and that eventually led to the release of the 4 detainees .   Continue reading