Volcano Current Affairs, GK & News

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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NASA plans to monitor volcanoes from space

NASA is in plans to monitor volcanoes, earthquakes and other land deformation events from space using InSAR. InSAR InSAR or Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar is a remote sensing technique that uses SAR (synthetic aperture radar) images to monitor natural hazards like volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides, glacial movement and other land deformation events. NISAR NISAR or ..

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“Satyarup Siddhanta”, an Indian Mountaineer enters ‘Limca Book of Records’ conquering highest volcanoes

The Indian Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta has entered ‘Limca Book of Records’. He has set the record of becoming the first Indian to climb the highest volcanoes in the world of all the 7 continents. Highlights The mountaineer achieved the record of climbing all the highest summits in the world in 7 continents in January 2019. ..

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New Zealand’s White Island erupts

The White Island volcano of New Zealand erupted in early December. White island, also known as Whakaari, is located about 50 km from the eastern coast of North Island in a region known as the Taupo Volcanic Zone. It is the country’s most active volcano and it belongs to the stratovolcano category (volcanoes characterized by ..

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Mount Agung Volcano Erupts

The active volcano of Indonesia Mount Agung has erupted again, spewing volcanic ash into the sky to a height of 2km. Two other volcanoes popular with tourists Mount Bromo in East Java and Mount Merapi in Yogyakarta also continues to erupt. Mount Agung Mount Agung is an active volcano in Bali of Indonesia. Mount Agung stratovolcano ..

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