Editor’s Note: Well…Mother Earth IS blowing off the steam of abuse at the hands of humanity! Looking at the maps below, we see no volcanic activity in the US at the present moment. Please understand what is going on with increased volcanic activity, think calmly and logically at this time in terms of trips and travel ideas, and BE…
A POWERFUL volcano rocked the community of New Zealand and took the lives of at least five people after it erupted on Monday. But what other volcanoes are erupting right now?
On Monday, December 9, White Island erupted at around 2.11pm local time (1.11am GMT), sending a thick plum of ash and smoke into the air.
White Island, also known as Whakaari, is the country’s most active volcano.
Despite that, the privately owned island is a popular tourist destination for frequent day visitors and scenic flights are available.
Police Deputy Commissioner John Tims said 23 people had been taken from White Island in the country’s Bay of Plenty, some of whom are injured.
Volcano webcam: All of the erupting volcanoes around the world now (Image: VOLCANO DISCOVERY)