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Volcanic Eruption in Tonga

An underwater volcano erupted in Tonga (a country in the Pacific Ocean) recently. It is called the “Hunga Tonga Hunga Haapai” volcano. The eruption was huge and loud. Though the volcano was located under water and 2,383 km away, it was heard in Tonga. Also, the eruption created tsunami waves. About the volcano The volcano ..

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Mount Nyiragongo erupts in Eastern DR Congo

Government of Democratic Republic of Congo has launched an evacuation plan for “eastern city of Goma” after volcano Mount Nyiragongo erupted. Highlights Mount Nyiragongo volcano is located 10 km from Goma. After eruption, it has led to thousands of residents very frightened. So, they are now fleeing towards Rwanda in east. Background This volcano was ..

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Volcano erupts in Southern Caribbean

The La Sourfriere Volcano located on the eastern Caribbean island recently erupted after decades of inactivity. The volcano forced thousands in the surrounding villages to evacuate. About the Volcano The Volcano was dormant since 1979. It started showing signs of activity in December 2020. When the volcano erupted in 1979 it created 100 million USD ..

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Sangay Volcano erupts with huge ash

The Sangay volcano of Ecuador was erupted on March 11, 2021 and it ejected the clouds of ash up to the height of 8,500 meters into the sky. More in news Following the eruption, the sky in the capital of Chimborazo called Riobamba was overcast with the ash cloud even though the capital city is ..

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Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii Big Island

The Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii’s Big Island recently erupted after an Earthquake that struck the region. The epicentre of the earthquake was located beneath the Kilauea Volcano. About Kilauea Volcano The Kilauea volcano was last active in 2018 due to an earthquake. Mt Kilauea is the second youngest volcano of the Hawaiian hotspot. It is ..

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