Underwater Volcano Eruption

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TOI   Context: A new island has emerged near Japan’s Ogasawara island chain following an underwater volcano eruption in late October 2023. The island formed through phreatomagmatic eruptions triggered by the interaction of magma with seawater. What are phreatomagmatic eruptions?  Phreatomagmatic eruptions are volcanic events triggered by the interaction …