Bay Area Relatives Get Brief Message From Hope From TongaAnxious Bay Area relatives got a brief message of hope, after the tsunami triggered by the massive underground volcano hit the island nation of Tonga and wiped out key communications infrastructure.
Massive Ash Cloud Turns Tonga Into Moonscape; Anxiety Mounts Among Bay Area TongansConcerns continued to mount Monday within the large Tongan community in the San Francisco Bay Area over the welfare of relatives still living in the Pacific Island nation after it was rocked by a massive underwater volcanic eruption over the weekend.
Pacific Tsunami Update: Waves Surge Onto Bay Area Beaches Following Huge Tonga Volcano BlastAn undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending tsunami waves rolling thousands of miles across the Pacific, surging onto Northern California beaches and into coastal harbors, causing evacuations and some flooding in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bay Area Tongan Community Fearful Following Volcanic TsunamiThere are more Tongans living in San Mateo County than in the island nation itself and Saturday's volcanic eruption and resulting tsunami have everyone here fearing for the safety of their homeland.
Bay Area Family Narrowly Escapes Death In New Zealand's White Island Volcanic EruptionA dream vacation took a terrifying turn for a Bay Area family Monday as they watched in horror as a volcano on New Zealand's White Island erupted as they waited to depart its shores.
Unprecedented Water Pond in Hawaii Volcano Could Trigger Explosive EruptionsFor the first time in recorded history, a pond of water has been discovered inside the summit crater of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, a development that could signal a shift to a more explosive phase of future eruptions.
California's 'Big One' Could Be A Volcanic EruptionCalifornia's next 'big one' may not be an earthquake. According to a new study from the U.S. Geological Survey, a future volcanic eruption is not only inevitable, hundreds of thousands of people are in harm's way.
USGS Scientists Measure Growth of Hawaii Big Island Following 2018 EruptionScientists measuring the thickness of Kilauea volcano's newest lava flows have said molten rock added as much as 180 feet of lava to parts of the Big Island last year.
CBS Continuing Coverage of Deadly Indonesia TsunamiAn eruption of the infamous Krakatoa volcanic complex is believed to have triggered a tsunami that killed hundreds in Indonesia.
Mount Shasta On List Of Volcanoes With 'Very High Threat' Of EruptionNorthern California's Mount Shasta was included in the top five Thursday on a list of 18 U.S. volcanoes classified as having "very high threat" by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Volcano Erupts On Same Indonesian Island As Earlier QuakeA volcano has erupted in central Indonesia and authorities have warned planes about volcanic ash in the air.
Volcano Spews Ash on Mexico CityAsh spewing from the Popocatepetl volcano has reached the southern neighborhoods of Mexico's capital.
Explosions At Hawaii's Kilauea Summit Keep Producing Magnitude 5.3 QuakesFor the seventh time in eight days, an explosion at the Kilauea summit on Hawaii's Big Island erupted Thursday morning with a force equivalent to an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 or higher, according to the US Geological Survey.
New Coastline Emerges as Kilauea Pumps Lava to the SeaFast-moving lava poured into low-lying coastal Hawaii neighborhoods in just two days this week, destroying hundreds of homes.
Lava Flow Evaporates Hawaii's Largest Freshwater Lake Within HoursSteam billowed up from Hawaii's largest freshwater lake as lava flow evaporated its placid waters within a few hours and made it the latest casualty from the Big Island's Kilauea volcano.