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Asia's Tallest Volcano Spews Ash Into the Air

© Sputnik/Ewgeniy Neskoromniy
Eurasia's largest volcano Klyuchevskaya Sopka, in Russia's Far East erupted on Sunday, shooting hot ash miles into the air, the local geophysical service said.

"The eruption was detected by seismic sensors, and satellite images show that the eruption column rose 6 kilometers [3.7 miles] above sea level," a representative of the Russian agency told RIA Novosti.

The volcanic ash cloud has spread over an area of almost 13,500 square feet. It has drifted 124 miles southeast toward the Sea of Okhotsk, in the Pacific Ocean.

Comment: Things are seriously heating up here on the big blue marble!


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Signs of Change: Earth changes, extreme weather and meteor fireballs in March and April 2016

© Hawkkey Davis, YouTube

Warning: This video contains graphic content - Viewer discretion advised


Hawkkey Davis is back with another video documenting extreme weather, earth changes, and meteor fireball events from around the world in March and April 2016.

This series does not mean to suggest that the world is ending, but that what is happening across the world is leading to bigger 'earth changes'.

If you're following the series, then you're seeing the signs. It's much more than one video; check out previous installments here.

Real Earth Changes have been taken place in recent weeks... Thanks for watching and stay safe... Links are posted here.


Comment: To gain further understanding as to how and why these events are occurring, read:

Earth Changes and the Human Cosmic Connection: The Secret History of the World - Book 3 by Pierre Lescaudron and Laura Knight-Jadczyk


Arrow Down

Cop saves Chinese motorists from plunging into large sinkhole (VIDEO)

This CCTV footage from China could have gone viral for very different reasons if it weren't for a policeman who sprung swiftly into action.

His quick reaction saved nearby drivers, who would certainly have plunged into a crater along with a section of crumbling road as it dropped suddenly in Hangzhou city, Zhejiang province.

Just moments before the two-meter-deep sinkhole appeared in the middle of a busy road, an eagle-eyed traffic cop cordoned off the cracking area with cones.

He barely avoided being run over in process himself, thanks to impatient motorists.

Security cameras captured the chaos on Thursday, which was then shared online by a local news channel.

CCTV News reports that "further investigation over the collapse is currently underway".


Question

Two Japanese cities blanketed with mysterious foam

After disastrous tremors from a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook the city of Fukuoka on April 15 - just a day after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake rattled the same area - the streets of downtown Tenjin and Imaizumi were covered with a thick layer of mysterious foam, sending shivers down the spines of its residents.

Comment: See also:


Wolf

Family dog kills newborn baby in bed in San Diego, California

© County of San Diego
The 44kg pit bull breed cross was impounded after biting a newborn child to death in San Diego.
A pit bull terrier crossbreed dog lying in bed with a San Diego couple bit and killed their three-day-old son when it was startled awake.

The parents had been watching television at the time with their newborn and the 44kg (97lb) American Staffordshire terrier-Great Dane mix was lying with them, said Sergeant Tu Nguyen of the San Diego police child abuse unit.

"The mum coughed unexpectedly and it startled the dog, which bit the baby, causing traumatic injury," said Nguyen, whose unit investigates the death of any child.

"The parents were able to separate the dog from the baby and they rushed him to the hospital but they were not able to save him."

Nguyen declined to say where the baby was injured and said police were waiting for the medical examiner's report on the exact cause of death.


Attention

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits off Ecuador's northwestern coast

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Ecuador, about 16 miles west of Muisne, a town in the northwestern Esmeraldas province, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reports.

The earthquake occurred at 01:24 GMT on Saturday (20:24 p.m. local time on Friday). There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties.

On April 16, Ecuador was hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake, with its epicenter located near the town of Pedernales in Manabi province, which is situated south of Esmeraldas province. Over 600 people died as a result and more than 8,000 were injured.

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), over 300 aftershocks have been registered after the quake.

Fire

San Cristobal volcano erupts in Nicaragua, as activity increases along the Ring of Fire

© via Twitter Adolfo Pastran
The San Cristobal volcano, also known as El Viejo (the old guy) is the oldest volcano in Nicaragua. Today, April 22, 2016, the volcanic peak erupted in 3 large explosions at 10:20 am, 10:22 am and 10:27 am. Volcanic unrest along the Ring of Fire.

The fire is spreading rapidly along the Ring! After Guatemala, it's now the San Cristobal volcano in Nicaragua that registered three explosions generating a plume of gas and ash.


The cameras monitoring the activity of the volcano (INETER) recorded images of the strongest explosion at 10:27 am today:


Comment: Seismic activity is also increasing, as scientists warn up to 4 quakes over 8.0 are possible under 'current conditions'.


Road Cone

105 potential sinkholes discovered in Seoul City, Korea

© Yonhap
A sinkhole that opened up at an apartment complex in Sindorim-dong, Guro-gu, last year.
Seoul City has discovered 105 underground cavities after four months of high-tech ground inspection.

According to the city government Wednesday, during its inspection of 48-kilometer section of arterial roads previously connected to cave-in accidents, 105 potential sinkholes were detected.

With an additional 246-kilometer section to be scanned this year, an estimated 195 more cavities are expected be found.

The latest investigation began in the wake of February 2015's sinkhole accident in front of Yongsan train station in Seoul. Last year, 56 sinkholes were detected in the city.

In the safety inspection that ensued, Ground Penetration Radar-mounted vehicles scanned the surface, then a portable GPR identified the exact location of the cavity and then the ground was drilled open to check the size of the hollow space beneath.

Using this method, On March 28, the bustling road in front of Chungjeongno Subway Station's exit four was restored just in time before it sank.

Better Earth

Giant coral reef found at the mouth of the Amazon River

© NASA/Public domain
The mouth of the Amazon River.
In their most iconic form, coral reefs are found in crystal-clear tropical waters, not the muddy mouth of a river. In fact, Patricia Yager, a oceanographer at the University of Georgia "kind of chuckled" when a Brazilian colleague, Rodrigo Moura, suggested they search for a reef in the mouth of the Amazon, The Atlantic reports.

When their team found evidence of a reef there, she told the magazine, "I was flabbergasted, as were the rest of the 30 oceanographers."

Cloud Precipitation

At least 19 dead due to floods in Luanda, Angola (Videos)


Floodwater in Luanda
The recent flood situation in Luanda, Angola, appears to have worsened and the latest report from the National Service for Civil Protection and Fire (SNPCB) says that at least 19 people have died, 50 injured and four are reported as missing. Figures are from preliminary damage assessments and authorities warned that these numbers could increase.

The floods come just a the World Health Organisation has confirmed that Angola is currently experiencing a major outbreak of yellow fever, a disease spread by mosquitoes. Over 230 people have died since December 2015 in Angola, with 165 of the deaths in Luanda alone.