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Turrialba volcano erupts, Costa Rica

30 октября 2014 No comments

Turrialba volcano erupts, Costa Rica Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano experienced a relatively large eruption starting 05:10 UTC on October 30, 2014 (23:10 local time on October 29). The eruption lasted about 25 minutes and ended with a large explosion. The volcano rumbled back to life in 2010 after 144... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: October 22 – 28, 2014

30 октября 2014 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 6 volcanoes from October 22 — 28, 2014. Ongoing activity was reported for 10 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Chiles-Cerro Negro, Colombia-Ecuador | Copahue, Central Chile-Argentina border | Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Mayon, L... Read more...

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Sri Lanka landslide leaves more than 300 missing

30 октября 2014 No comments

More than 300 people are missing after days of heavy monsoon rain caused a landslide that buried 150 houses in south-central Sri Lanka village of Haldummulla on Wednesday morning, October 29, 2014. The houses affected were in an area of hilly ridges particularly vulnera... Read more...

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Scientists warn: Colossal volcanic eruption could destroy Japan

29 октября 2014 No comments

Scientists warn: Colossal volcanic eruption could destroy Japan According to a new study by Kobe University earth scientists, Japan could be nearly destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption over the next century. The experts said they analyzed the scale and frequency of volcanic eruptions in the archipelago nation over the past 120... Read more...

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M6.1 earthquake registered near Hihifo, Tonga

28 октября 2014 No comments

M6.1 earthquake registered near Hihifo, Tonga A strong earthquake measuring M6.1 on the Richter scale was registered in Tonga region on October 28, 2014 at 03:15 UTC (15:15 local time). USGS reports depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). Geoscience Australia preliminary report mentions M6.0 quake.Epicenter was located 129 km... Read more...

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Lava flow from Kilauea approaching residential properties, Hawaii

28 октября 2014 No comments

Lava flow from Kilauea approaching residential properties, Hawaii Hawaiian Kīlauea continues to erupt at its summit and within the East Rift Zone with elevated gas emissions. Currently, the June 27th lava flow is advancing northeast between Apa`a St/Cemetery Rd and Pāhoa Village Road. As of 02:30 UTC today (16:30 local time on Octo... Read more...

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World is losing 2 000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage

28 октября 2014 No comments

Salt-spoiled soils worldwide: 20% of all irrigated lands — an area equal to size of France. Extensive costs include $27 billion+ in lost crop value/year. UNU study identifies ways to reverse damage, says every hectare needed to feed world’s fast-growing popu... Read more...

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Sao Paulo running out of water as intense drought continues in Brazil

27 октября 2014 No comments

Sao Paulo running out of water as intense drought continues in Brazil Brazil’s Public Ministry acknowledged that the Sao Paulo water supply might only last another 100 days as drought conditions continue. The city with more than 20 million people is suffering its worst drought in at least 80 years. The most intense drought... Read more...

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Kilauea’s lava flow crossed Apaʻa Street, residents of Pāhoa ready for evacuation, Hawaii

26 октября 2014 No comments

Kilauea's lava flow crossed Apaʻa Street, residents of Pāhoa ready for evacuation, Hawaii Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reports that the June 27th lava flow remains active and has moved downslope at a higher rate in the past few days (240 m, or 260 yd, per day). The flow front crossed Apa‘a Street at approximately 13:50 UTC on Saturday, October 25... Read more...

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