Each weekday morning, OurAmazingPlanet takes the pulse of the Earth, reporting on natural phenomena and exploration news from around the globe.
Europe's Ticking Time Bomb: Mount Vesuvius, one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, is more active than previously thought. Is Europe prepared for an eruption? [The World's 5 Most Active Volcanoes ]
Spain Earthquake: The magnitude 5.2 earthquake yesterday in Spain was the country's biggest since 1954. [Related: Spain's Surprisingly Deadly Earthquakes Were Small But Shallow ]
Hillary Visits the Arctic: The Secretary of State touched down in Greenland on her way to a meeting about global warming's impact on the Arctic.
Mount Etna Erupts: New eruptions began yesterday, pumping steam and ash into the sky. Check out the photos.
Previously on Our Daily Planet: Mississippi River Photos and Maine Microquakes