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Active volcanoes in the world: March 4 – 10, 2015

12 марта 2015 No comments

New activity was observed at 5 volcanoes from March 4 — 10, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 11 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Fuego, Guatemala | Popocatepetl, Mexico | Soputan, Sulawesi (Indonesia) | Villarrica, Ch... Read more...

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USGS: Reawakened Oklahoma faults could produce larger future events

11 марта 2015 No comments

Reactivated faults that have produced thousands of Oklahoma earthquakes are capable of causing larger seismic events, according to USGS research conducted in cooperation with the Oklahoma Geological Survey.Since late 2009 the rate of magnitude 3 or larger earthquakes in... Read more...

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Strong M6.2 earthquake registered in northern Colombia

10 марта 2015 No comments

Strong M6.2 earthquake registered in northern Colombia A strong M6.2 earthquake hit northern Colombia at 20:55 UTC on March 10, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 147.2 km (91.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 124 km (77 miles).Epicenter was located 14 km (9 miles) N of Aratoca, 18 km (11 miles) SSE of Piedecuest... Read more...

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Water levels near Sao Paulo still dropping, Brazil

9 марта 2015 No comments

Water levels near Sao Paulo still dropping, Brazil Southeastern and eastern Brazil is already 100 to 200 millimeters (4 to 8 inches) below normal rainfall for the calendar year, following 400 millimeter deficits for 2014, NASA's Earth Observatory writes. According to news reports, the Cantareira reservoir system, wh... Read more...

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Scientists question rush to build controversial Nicaragua canal

9 марта 2015 No comments

Scientists question rush to build controversial Nicaragua canal A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal to be built across Nicaragua. The 172-mile long (276 km) Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal is suppose to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oc... Read more...

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Italy sets new world one-day snowfall record

9 марта 2015 No comments

Italy sets new world one-day snowfall record Capracotta and Pescocostanzo, between Abruzzo and Molise in central Italy are officially the snowiest places in the world, Meteoweb.eu writes.While Capracotta, in the province of Isernia, has set the new world one-day snowfall record with 256 cm (8.34 feet) of snow in a... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake registered off the coast of New Britain, PNG

7 марта 2015 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake registered off the coast of New Britain, PNG Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake was registered off the coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 22:18 UTC on March 7, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 23.4 km (14.5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 59 km (36.6 miles).Epicenter was located... Read more...

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Mount Soputan erupts, volcanic ash up to 9.1 km, Indonesia

7 марта 2015 No comments

Mount Soputan erupts, volcanic ash up to 9.1 km, Indonesia Indonesian Soputan volcano erupted at 09:09 UTC on March 7, 2015, PVMBG advised.Aviation Color Code was raised to Red.Volcanic ash was first estimated reaching an altitude of 3.6 km and drifting SW, but was later revised to 9.1 km based on MTSAT — 2 IR satellite image.#So... Read more...

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Record-breaking cold from the US Midwest to the South and the Northeast

6 марта 2015 No comments

Record-breaking cold from the US Midwest to the South and the Northeast As arctic air continues to surge southward behind a cold front sweeping across the Southeast US, forecasters are warning that all-time March record lows are likely to be broken Friday morning.In addition to monthly record lows, dozens of daily record lows will be threat... Read more...

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Major eruption of Mount Sinabung sends ash up to 9.1 km, Indonesia

5 марта 2015 No comments

Major eruption of Mount Sinabung sends ash up to 9.1 km, Indonesia A major eruption of Indonesian Mount Sinabung accompanied by large pyroclastic flows started at 20:45 UTC on March 4, 2015. Darwin VAAC reported ash cloud reached an altitude of 9.1 km at 23:30 UTC, and drifted 231 km (143 miles) to the NW. Aviation Color Code is on Red... Read more...

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