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Massive eruption of Calbuco volcano after nearly 50 years of sleep, Chile

23 апреля 2015 No comments

Massive eruption of Calbuco volcano after nearly 50 years of sleep, Chile A major explosive eruption started at Chile's Calbuco volcano at 21:05 UTC on April 22, 2015 (18:05 local time). By 22:08 UTC, ash plume rose up to 12.1 km (40 000 feet), Buenos Aires VAAC reported. Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. The last eruption of this vo... Read more...

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Strong M6.1 earthquake registered off the coast of Santa Cruz Islands

23 апреля 2015 No comments

Strong M6.1 earthquake registered off the coast of Santa Cruz Islands A strong earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M6.1 hit off the coast of Santa Cruz Islands, Temotu Province of the Solomon Islands at 22:57 UTC on April 22, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 105 km (65.2 miles). USGS is reporting it as M6.3 at a dep... Read more...

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Giant sinkhole opens in Novokuznetsk region of Siberia, Russia

21 апреля 2015 No comments

A giant sinkhole has appeared in Siberia's Novokuznetsk region recently, some 3 500 km from other craters found in Arctic Russia in recent months. The new crater measures around 20 meters in diameter and around 25 to 30 meters in depth.The Siberian Times reports:Ini... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

20 апреля 2015 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Southern Sumatra, Indonesia A strong and shallow earthquake M6.0 was registered off the coast of Southern Sumatra, Indonesia at 09:05 UTC on April 20, 2015. USGS is reporting a shallow depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting this quake as M5.8 at a depth of 46 km.Epicenter was located about... Read more...

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Very large and spectacular earthflow in Russia

20 апреля 2015 No comments

A very large and spectacular earthflow happened on April 1, 2015 on the road between Novokuznetsk and Bolshaya Talda, about 280 km ESE of Novosibirsk, Russia and was captured on video.According to The Landslide Blog comment posted by Michal, the event took place at 13:0... Read more...

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Two new strong and shallow quakes registered off the coast of Taiwan

20 апреля 2015 No comments

Two new strong and shallow quakes registered off the coast of Taiwan Two new strong and shallow earthquakes were registered off the coast of Taiwan at 11:45 (M6.2) and 12:00 UTC (M6.5) on April 20, 2015 following a deadly M6.4 quake that struck the same region earlier in a day.USGS reports them as M6.2 and M6.5 at depths of 35.6 km (22.1... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Taiwan

20 апреля 2015 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Taiwan A strong and shallow M6.4 (USGS) earthquake hit off the coast of Taiwan at 01:42 UTC on April 20, 2015. USGS is reporting a shallow depth of 29 km (18 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles). JMA is reporting this quake as a very s... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake registered off the coast of Fiji

17 апреля 2015 No comments

Very strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake registered off the coast of Fiji A very strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake was registered off the coast of Fiji, South Pacific Ocean at 15:52 UTC on April 17, 2015. Geoscience Australia is reporting depth of 0 km. USGS is also reporting M6.5, but at a depth of 10 km.Epicenter was located 183 km (114 mi... Read more...

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Large lahars block access to the town of Ubinas, Peru

16 апреля 2015 No comments

According to Peru's Observatorio Volcanológico del Sur (OVS) snow melt during April 12 — 13, 2015 led to large lahars that descended the southern flank of Ubinas volcano blocking off access to the town of Ubinas. Authorities are warning locals to be on alert. Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: April 8 – 14, 2015

16 апреля 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 4 volcanoes from April 8 — 14, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 14 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Chirinkotan, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Semeru, Eastern Java (Indonesia) | Tungurahua , Ecuador | Villarrica... Read more...

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