Is Axial Seamount erupting? Seafloor off the coast of Oregon has dropped 8 FEET due to movement in the ‘wired’ underwater volcano

  • Geologists previously predicted Axial Seamount would erupt this year
  • For more than a week the region has experienced thousands of tiny quakes
  • Seafloor has also reportedly dropped by almost 8ft (2.4 metres)
  • Both are said to be a sign of magma moving from beneath the summit

An undersea volcano situated 300 miles (480 km) off the coast of Oregon is thought to be erupting after signs of magma were spotted near its deep sea vent.

Geologists predicted the volcano, called Axial Seamount, would erupt this year during a public lecture in September. Continue reading

A volcano may be erupting off the Oregon coast, scientists say

 

Bye bye, lake. Where it’s going, nobody knows for sure.

Just off U.S. Highway 20 in Central Oregon there is a lake with a curious fate. Every winter the aptly-named Lost Lake fills up, before slowly draining through a hole, drying up and making way for a meadow. Continue reading