Pacific Ring of Fire Current Affairs, GK & News

Mt Merapi: Indonesia’s most Active Volcano

The most active volcano of Indonesia, Mt Merapi, recently erupted with a river of lava and searing gas clouds. The lave and clouds flown for 1,600 meters down its slopes. Highlights This was the biggest lava flow of the Mount Merapi. Sound of eruption was heard 30 kilometers away. The last major eruption of the ..

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Tsar Icicle

The Tsar Icicle recently collapsed killing four tourists in Russia. What is Tsar Icicle? The Vilyuchinsky waterfall in winter is called Tsar Icicle. The Vilyuchinsky waterfall lies in Kamchatka peninsula. It is home to more than one hundred and sixty volcanoes. Of these twenty-nine are still active. Many of these volcanoes are capped with glaciers. ..

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Where is the active volcano “Mount Semeru?”

Mount Seemeru is an active volcano located in East Java, Indonesia. The volcano is located in the subduction zone where the Indo-Australia plate subducts under the Eurasia plate. The Mount Semeru is a stratovolcano. Since 1818, around 55 eruptions have been recorded in Mt Semeru. It is an active volcano and has recently erupted. What ..

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Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts ashes

Mount Sinabung on Sumatra Island in Indonesia erupted on August 10, firing ash and volcanic materials as high as 5000 meters into the sky. It was the second eruption of the volcano in as many days. There was no fatality or casualty reported due to this eruption of the volcano. The aftermath of the Eruption ..

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7.5 magnitude Earth Quake hits Russia; 0.3m high Tsunami Waves expected

On March 25, 2020, 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit northern Pacific. The quake was 37 miles deep and stuck the eastern Kuril Islands of Russia. Highlights The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has warned hazardous Tsunami waves n the coasts of the Kuril Islands. However, the waves are to be less than 30 centimetres in high. Kuril ..

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