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Indonesian island lifted 10 inches by deadly earthquake 

Using satellite images of Lombok from the days following the August 5 quake, scientists from NASA and the California Institute of Technology’s joint rapid imaging project measured changes in the island’s surface. In the northwest of the island near the epicentre, the ground lifted a quarter of a metre. In ... Read More »

Lava from Hawaii volcano courses towards Big Island coast

Large streams of lava have erupted from fissures below Leilani Estates on Hawaii’s Big Island. Aerial images showed numerous fingers of fast-moving lava streams flowing downhill, threatening homes and property in their way. Local media reported that the lava flow was less than a mile (1.6 kilometers) away from Highway ... Read More »

Earthquakes, lava fissures put Hawaii’s Big Island on high alert

On Saturday, three more homes were reported destroyed, bringing the total to five, said Janet Snyder, a spokeswoman for the mayor of Hawaii County, as eruptions continued following a 6.9 tremor that rocked the island’s southeast corner at midday on Friday. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said at midday local time ... Read More »

The Ultimate North Island New Zealand Road Trip

The best way to discover the real New Zealand is most definitely through a road trip. New Zealand is a destination that will reignite your love for the great outdoors – from rugged mountains and freezing glaciers to thermal hot springs, active volcanoes, and deserted beaches. Depending on your preference, ... Read More »