- 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