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  • Seafloor Spreading

    For Prelims: Seafloor Spreading, tectonic plates, Ring of Fire, Pangea For Mains: Seafloor Spreading concept and associated geographic...

    25 Apr 2022 Volcanoes

  • Pre-Eruption Warning Signals at Volcanoes

    For Prelims: Volcanoes, Whakaari Volcano, Ruapehu Volcano, Displacement Seismic Amplitude Ratio, Seismic Waves. For Mains: Volcanoes. Why in...

    21 Apr 2022 Volcanoes

  • Tectonic Evolution of Greater Maldive Ridge

    For Prelims: Greater Maldive Ridge, Tectonic Plate, Moho Discontinuity, Isostasy, Transform Fault, seismic waves. For Mains: Important Geophysical...

    18 Feb 2022 Volcanoes

  • Pacific Ring of Fire

    For Prelims: Pacific Ring of Fire, Volcano, Earthquakes, Tectonic Plates, Subduction. For Mains: Features and Causes of Frequent Earthquakes in...

    20 Jan 2022 Volcanoes

  • Volcanic Eruption in Tonga

    Why in News Recently, a volcano erupted in the southern Pacific Island of Tonga, which triggered Tsunami waves around the Pacific. The Tonga...

    17 Jan 2022 Volcanoes

  • Mount Semeru volcano

    Why in News Recently, Mount Semeru volcano of Indonesia erupted which killed at least 14 persons and left dozens injured. The last time it...

    07 Dec 2021 Volcanoes

  • La Palma Island: Spain

    Why in News Recently, the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Palma, one of Spain's Canary Islands, erupted. Key Points About: The Cumbre Vieja...

    22 Sep 2021 Volcanoes

  • Fukutoku-Okanoba Volcano: Japan

    Why in News Recently, the Fukutoku-Okanoba Submarine Volcano exploded in the Pacific Ocean, off Japan. Earlier, a surge of Earthquakes and the...

    01 Sep 2021 Volcanoes

  • Kilauea Volcano: Hawaii

    Why in News Recently, a surge of earthquakes and the ground swelling at the southern part of the crater was noticed at Hawaii’s Kilauea...

    31 Aug 2021 Volcanoes

  • Taal Volcano: Philippines

    Why in News Recently, the Philippines increased the alert level on Taal Volcano to level 3 on a five-level scale after a Phreatomagmatic Eruption...

    02 Jul 2021 Volcanoes

  • Sulphur Dioxide Emissions from Caribbean Volcano

    Why in News The Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) emissions from a volcanic eruption in the Caribbean (La Soufriere Volcano) have reached India, sparking fear...

    20 Apr 2021 Volcanoes

  • Sangay Volcano: Ecuador

    Why in News Recently, Ecuador’s Sangay volcano erupted. Key Points About Sangay Volcano: Sangay volcano is one of the highest active...

    13 Mar 2021 Volcanoes

  • Indonesia’s Mt. Sinabung

    Why in News Recently, Mt. Sinabung, an active volcano on Indonesia’s Sumatra island has erupted. Earlier, other volcanoes of Indonesia-...

    12 Mar 2021 Volcanoes

  • Pacific Ring of Fire

    The Ring of Fire, also referred to as the Circum-Pacific Belt, is a path along the Pacific Ocean characterized by active volcanoes and frequent...

    08 Feb 2021 Volcanoes

  • Tectonic Plates

    Tectonic Plates A tectonic plate (also called lithospheric plate) is a massive, irregularly-shaped slab of solid rock, generally composed of both...

    01 Feb 2021 Volcanoes

  • Semeru Volcano of Indonesia

    Why in News Recently, Semeru volcano erupted in Indonesia’s East Java province. Other volcanoes, such as the Merapi volcano (Java) and...

    18 Jan 2021 Volcanoes

  • Kilauea Volcano: Hawaii

    Why in News Recently, Kilauea volcano in Hawaii’s Big Island erupted which was followed by an earthquake of magnitude 4.4. Key...

    23 Dec 2020 Volcanoes

  • Mount Kilimanjaro

    Why in News Recently, a fire that has broken out on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. The cause of the fire is not...

    13 Oct 2020 Volcanoes

  • Indonesia’s Mt. Sinabung Erupted

    Why in News Recently, Mt. Sinabung, an active volcano on Indonesia’s Sumatra island has erupted. Mount Sinabung is located in Karo regency,...

    12 Aug 2020 Volcanoes

  • Mt. Merapi of Indonesia

    Why in News Mount Merapi, an active volcano in Indonesia, erupted twice on 21st June, 2020. Key Points Mt Merapi: Merapi (Mountain of Fire)...

    23 Jun 2020 Volcanoes

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