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Another strong explosive eruption of Calbuco volcano, Chile

30 апреля 2015 No comments

Another strong explosive eruption of Calbuco volcano, Chile After last week«s major eruption of Chile»s Calbuco volcano and a gradual decrease in activity, another strong eruption occured around 16:10 UTC today. This is a third eruption of this volcano since it came back to life on April 22, 2015, after 43 years of... Read more...

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Kilauea activity update: Lava flows on the floor of Halema’uma’u Crater, Hawaii

30 апреля 2015 No comments

Kilauea activity update: Lava flows on the floor of Halema«uma»u Crater, Hawaii Beginning at about 07:40 UTC on April 29, 2015, the Overlook crater lava lake overflowed its rim on several occasions, sending short, lobate sheets of pāhoehoe as far as 130 m (142 yds) across the floor of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater, HVO reported in their information statem... Read more...

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Very strong M7.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

30 апреля 2015 No comments

Very strong M7.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A very strong earthquake recorded by Geoscience Australia as M7.1 at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 10:45 UTC on April 30, 2015. USGS is reporting this quake as M6.8 at a depth of 43.0 km (26.7 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter wa... Read more...

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Satellite imagery shows Nepal earthquake displacement

30 апреля 2015 No comments

Satellite imagery shows Nepal earthquake displacement A devastating earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, 2015 claiming over 5 500 lives and affecting millions of people. China Earthquake Networks Center, the closest advanced seismic network, recorded it as M8.1 at a shallow depth of 20 km while USGS recorded it as M7.8 at a d... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: April 22 – 28, 2015

30 апреля 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes from April 22 — 28, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 26 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Barren Island, Andaman Islands (India) | Calbuco, Chile | Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Sinabung, Ind... Read more...

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Discovered deep under Antarctic surface: Extensive, salty aquifer and potentially vast microbial habitat

30 апреля 2015 No comments

Using a novel, helicopter-borne sensor to penetrate the surface of large swathes of terrain, a team of researchers supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) has gathered compelling evidence that beneath Antarctica's ice-free McMurdo Dry Valleys lies a salty... Read more...

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Deadly landslide wipes out Jaryo Bala village in northeastern Afghanistan

29 апреля 2015 No comments

Almost a year after a massive landslide buried the village of Hobo Barik in northeastern Badakshan province killing an unknown number of people (between 350 and 2 700), another deadly landslide hit the same province on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.Initial reports suggest onl... Read more...

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Land rises 10 meters out of the sea in Hokkaido, Japan

28 апреля 2015 No comments

A 300 meters wide strip of land has risen as high as 10 to 15 meters above the sea level at the town of Rausu, Hokkaido island, Japan, officials said on Monday, April 27, 2015. Media reports say the rise started slowly on the morning of April 24 (local time) and then ra... Read more...

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Strong and deep M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Ndoi Island, Fiji

28 апреля 2015 No comments

Strong and deep M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Ndoi Island, Fiji A strong and deep earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.1 at a depth of 631 km (380 miles) hit off the coast of Ndoi Island, Fiji at 16:39 UTC on April 28, 2015. USGS is reporting this earthquake as M6.2 at a depth of 579.2 km (359.9 miles).According to th... Read more...

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Lava lake rises at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

28 апреля 2015 No comments

Lava lake rises at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano The summit of Kīlauea volcano continues to inflate, and the summit lava lake rose to within about 2 meters (~7 feet) of the Overlook crater rim on Monday, April 27, 2015, according to Kilauea activity report issued by Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) yesterday. This... Read more...

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