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Massive M7.9 earthquake hits near the coast of Chile, tsunami possible

16 сентября 2015 No comments

Massive M7.9 earthquake hits near the coast of Chile, tsunami possible A massive earthquake registered as M7.9 by USGS at a depth of 8.3 km (5.2 miles) hit off the coast of Chile at 22:54 UTC on September 16, 2015. CSN Chile is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 3.1 km (1.9 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter was located 46 km (29 miles) W o... Read more...

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea

16 сентября 2015 No comments

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea Geoscience Australia registered M6.3 earthquake at a depth of 35 km (21.8 miles) at 14:03 UTC on September 16, 2015. USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 6.3 km (3.9 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter was located 153 km (95 miles) ESE of Kimbe, 203 km (126 miles) S... Read more...

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M6.5 earthquake registered in Molucca Sea, Indonesia

16 сентября 2015 No comments

M6.5 earthquake registered in Molucca Sea, Indonesia Geoscience Australia registered M6.5 earthquake at a depth of 100 km (62 miles) at 07:40 UTC on September 16, 2015. USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 52.7 km (32.7 miles). According to the USGS, epicenter was located 140 km (87 miles) ENE of Bitung, 161 km (100 miles... Read more...

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Torrential downpours sweep southern California

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Severe rainfall battered West Hollywood in southern California, US, on September 15, 2015. Substantial amount of precipitation triggered strong floods in the area, which prompted evacuations of over 100 residents, although no casualties were reported so far.Torrential d... Read more...

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2015 Arctic sea ice minimum extent fourth lowest on record

16 сентября 2015 No comments

Satellite data show the Arctic sea ice minimum extent of the year 2015 is the fourth lowest recorded since the beginning of the observations from space.Researchers from NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado at Boulder have... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: September 9 – 15, 2015

16 сентября 2015 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 3 volcanoes from September 9 — 15, 2015. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 12 volcanoes.New activity/unrest: Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Cotopaxi, Ecuador | Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia.Ongoing activity: Batu Tara,... Read more...

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