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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake registered off the coast of Crete, Greece

16 апреля 2015 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake registered off the coast of Crete, Greece Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake was registered off the coast of Crete, Greece at 18:07 UTC on April 16, 2015. EMSC is reporting a shallow depth of 25 km (15.5 miles). USGS initially reported M6.3 and later revised to M6.1 at a depth 20.9 (13 miles). Epicenter was loc... Read more...

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Heavy rain, landslides and deadly floods hit US South and Gulf Coast

16 апреля 2015 No comments

Heavy rain is affecting the South and the Gulf Cost of US, bringing deadly flash flooding, dangerous lightning strikes and landslides across multiple states."Impulses of upper-level energy combined with plenty of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico will keep the South... Read more...

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JMA issues alert for possible eruption of Mount Zaosan, Japan

15 апреля 2015 No comments

JMA issues alert for possible eruption of Mount Zaosan, Japan The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has issued an alert for a possible eruption of Mount Zaosan, Zaozan volcano group in northeastern Japan citing a large amount of volcanic activity observed there this month, The Asahi Shimbun reports. The last eruption in this volca... Read more...

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Sleeping giant Mount Baegdu (Changbaishan) close to eruption, North Korea/China

13 апреля 2015 No comments

Sleeping giant Mount Baegdu (Changbaishan) close to eruption, North Korea/China Geologist Yoon Seong-hyo from Pusan National University who has been monitoring Mount Baegdu, a massive stratovolcano located on the border of North Korea and China, said on Sunday, April 12, 2015 ​the volcano is on the verge of erupting.Mount Baegdu is relatively... Read more...

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Increased levels of Radon in Pennsylvania homes correspond to onset of fracking

11 апреля 2015 No comments

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers say that levels of radon in Pennsylvania homes – where 42 percent of readings surpass what the U.S. government considers safe – have been on the rise since 2004, around the time that the fracking in... Read more...

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Around 150 dolphins stranded northeast of Tokyo, Japan

10 апреля 2015 No comments

Around 150 dolphins were found stranded on the Hokota beach in Ibaraki prefecture, about 100 km northeast of Tokyo, Japan on April 10, 2015. Some dolphins, mostly melon-headed whales (also known as electra dolphins) or blackfish were found alive, but were extremely weak... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: April 1 – 7, 2015

9 апреля 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 6 volcanoes from April 1 — 7, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 17 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Batu Tara, Komba Island (Indonesia) | Chirinkotan, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Semisopochnoi, United States |... Read more...

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Ubinas volcano enters new eruptive phase, Peru

8 апреля 2015 No comments

Ubinas volcano enters new eruptive phase, Peru Peru's Ubinas volcano erupted at 08:32 UTC on April 8, 2015 covering nearby villages with a thin layer of ash. Emissions of steam and gasses reached an estimated altitude of 5.1 km, Buenos Aires VAAC reports.Ash fall was expected within 25 km to the southeast. Exper... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits Tonga region

7 апреля 2015 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits Tonga region A strong and shallow earthquake Mwp6.5 (Geoscience Australia) hit Tonga region at 00:46 UTC on April 7, 2015. Geoscience Australia is reporting depth of 0 km. USGS is reporting this earthquake as M5.8 at a depth of 10 km.According to the USGS, epicenter was located 100... Read more...

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Turrialba eruption spews large quantities of ash onto nearby communities, Costa Rica

6 апреля 2015 No comments

Turrialba eruption spews large quantities of ash onto nearby communities, Costa Rica Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano erupted at 17:24 UTC on Sunday, April 4, 2015 spewing heavy ash on nearby communities. OVSICORI said the eruption lasted for an hour.Column of ash reached 500 meters into the sky and rained large quantities of ash. Winds have carried i... Read more...

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