Study author Motohiko Murakami told Newsweek the faster cooling of Earth's interior could lead to "more active tectonics" in the future.
This year saw notable eruptions in several locations around the word, including the island of La Palma in Spain and Saint Vincent in the Caribbean.
The Cumbre Vieja volcano has been erupting since September 19, with lava flows causing widespread destruction on La Palma—a Spanish island.
Unlike the Earth, Mars does not have a strong, global magnetic field. This field helps to protect our planet from cosmic rays and retain its atmosphere.
Scientists studying the formation of Sierra Nevada say volcanic eruptions between 40 and 20 million years ago made the Great Basin the highest point in the U.S.
GPS monitoring shows uplift of 1.5cm over the last few months, although the underlying cause of the move is unclear.
The comments were made by the president of a neighboring island of La Palma, which is located in Spain's Canary Island archipelago.
The eruption sent a huge cloud of ash and dust billowing out from one of the world's most active volcanoes, which is located in Japan's Kumamoto prefecture.
"We are at the mercy of the volcano. It's the only one who can decide when this ends," Angel Víctor Torres, president of Spain's Canary Islands, said on Sunday.
The Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma has been erupting since September 19, with lava flows causing widespread destruction.
The discovery could have implications for Earth's magnetic field, a scientist involved in the study has said.
The volcano's red-hot lava hit the ocean this week, sending plumes of white steam into the air.
The volcano started erupting on Wednesday, releasing tens of thousands of tons of hazardous volcanic gas.
The U.S. Geological Survey has issued an alert for the eruption that began on Wednesday afternoon. The volcano in southeastern Hawaii can produce lava at temperatures over 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
Greek authorities reported that nine people were also injured as a result of the quake, which measured around 6.0 on the Richter scale.
A 4.0 magnitude aftershock was recorded 15 minutes after the initial quake, which struck the Australian state of Victoria.
The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano came after seismologists recorded more than 25,000 earthquakes in the area over the previous nine days.
The eruption of Cumbre Vieja in the Canary Islands has lead to around 5,000 people being evacuated form from their homes.
The 19-year-old woman suffered second- and third-degree burns, and was eventually airlifted to hospital.
Scientists detected more than 1,000 earthquakes during the month, including a swarm of at least 764 below Yellowstone Lake.
Researchers say their measurements could help identify more hazards to submarine cables in the future.
Only one other like it has ever been discovered in the area, though its whereabouts are currently unknown.
The Rubbish Paddlers said it was "amazing" to know that what is now Scotland used to be located near the equator with "beautiful corals like this one."
La Soufriѐre volcano has been generating dangerous pyroclastic flows that can reach temperatures of more than 1,000 F.
The explosive volcanic eruption on Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was the culmination of a significant uptick in seismic activity that began on Thursday.
An ongoing effusive eruption has been taking place at the volcano on the Caribbean island since December, 2020.
This is the first eruption in the area where the volcano is located for nearly 800 years.
Kīlauea is the youngest and most active volcano on the Island of Hawai'i.
Scientists are investigating the possibility the weight of the ancient lake may have caused more frequent, large ruptures on the fault.
Whether or not the "Resurrection plate" ever existed has long been a hot topic of debate in the field of geology.