#Island

.Philippines
There was no tsunami warning or threat, according to the US Tsunami Warning System. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • The 6.7-magnitude quake struck off the main island of Luzon at 4:48 am local time
  • A few minutes later a 5.8-magnitude quake struck the same region
  • The Philippine seismological agency said it did not expect damage

.Kavaratti, Lakshadweep, India
Lakshadweep's administration is being criticized for a string of decisions they've taken in the last year. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • "Lakshadweep is and will remain peaceful," District Collector S Asker Ali said
  • The official said that the administration is working to promote the fishermen
  • "Liquor permits have been given at the selected tourist establishments," he added

.Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
The volcano had been rumbling for months. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • La Soufriere had been a dormant volcano for decades
  • Evacuation operations had been underway for some time
  • Scientists say it could continue erupting for days

.Jakarta, Indonesia
The floods have hit at Catholic majority Flores Island majorly. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • At least 23 people were killed after flash floods swept an island in Indonesia's easternmost state
  • Rescuers are struggling to reach the remote and worst-hit area in East Flores regency
  • Extreme weather is expected to continue in the coming week, National Disaster Mitigation Agency said

More then just its pristine beaches, the islands are known for their distinctive geological formation of columnar rhyolitic lava. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • St Mary's Islands is located off the coast of Karnataka
  • It is a 30-minute ferry ride from Malpe in Udupi
  • It is known for its distinct geological formation of columnar rhyolitic lava

.Reykjavík, Iceland
There are about 130 volcanoes in Iceland. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @JakeSucky)

  • A volcano erupted in Iceland's Fagradalsfjall on Friday 
  • It is 25 miles away from the capital Reykjavik
  • There are different types of volcanic eruptions based on the type of rock

.Palm Beach, FL, USA
US Coast Guard officials rescued three people from a deserted island between Florida and Cuba. (Photo Credit: Representative/Unsplash)

  • The trio told the US coast guards that their boat capsized in rough waters
  • They spent 33 days in Anguilla Cay island, located between Florida and Cuba
  • “They had lost track of exactly what day it was," a coast guard official said

.Hawaii, USA
Kilauea, a popular tourist attraction, has been erupting regularly since the 1950s. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/unsplash)

  • Images by Hawaii Volcanoes National Park showed billows of red smoke rising into night sky
  • The USGS reported a shallow, 4.4-magnitude earthquake near volcano shortly after eruption
  • Hawaii Island is the largest of the eight main islands, which make up the Pacific US state