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Taal volcano eruption imminent. Tsunami watch. Evacuations underway.

Volcano erupting in background. Foreground scene of street signs, electricity wires and urban landscape

PortandTerminal.com, January 11, 2020 Officials have raised the danger level around Taal near Manila to level 4, indicating “a hazardous eruption may happen within hours or days MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Officials in the Philippines are evacuating residents and watching for a tsunami after the Taal volcano has spewed a massive column of ash. The Taal Volcano is located just 40 …

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City-sized ‘island’ found drifting across the Pacific Ocean. What is it?

An island of pumice is floating in the Pacific Ocean

PortandTerminal.com, August 26, 2019 A vast “raft” of volcanic rocks stretching over 150 sq km (58 sq miles) is drifting through the Pacific Ocean, scientists say. Satellite photos show what appears to be a new island floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Reports are that it isn’t a major risk – you’d fall right through if you ever tried …

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