The Indian Tectonic Plate is being subducted under the Eurasian Plate. The collision is still going on with the Indian Plate moving North East at about 6 -7 cm per year while the Eurasian Plate is moving Northwards at about 2 cm per year. 763 more words
It has been 24 years since the last VEI 5+ (Mount Pinatubo, 1991, VEI 6) occurred and the probability that a VEI 5+ volcanic eruption will occur within the next 5 years is now over 95%. 874 more words
A solar eclipse on the spring equinox is not something to be missed. And I didn’t.
I didn’t take my DSLR or even my pocket camera to photograph the March 20 solar eclipse, because I didn’t want to fry them (and besides, I didn’t have a solar filter), but I did bring my cell phone. 172 more words