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Akhtarma-Pashali mud-volcano, one of the largest in Azerbaijan, erupts

26 января 2016 No comments

Akhtarma-Pashali mud volcano in Hajigabul district, one of the largest in Azerbaijan erupted on January 25, 2016. The eruption started at 23:00 UTC (03:00 local time on January 26) and lasted until the morning. The heights of the volcano were between 30 and 35 m... Read more...

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Extremely cold air mass brings heavy snowfall to Japan, China and Taiwan

25 января 2016 No comments

Extremely cold air mass brings heavy snowfall to Japan, China and Taiwan An extremely cold weather system brought chilly temperatures and record amounts of snowfall across parts of China, Taiwan and Japan over the weekend of January 23, 2016. 2 people died and Japan and 85 in Taiwan due to severe weather conditions. Record-breaking... Read more...

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Blizzard 2016 claims at least 30 lives across the US East Coast

25 января 2016 No comments

Although the massive Winter Storm «Jonas», that was battering the US East Coast since January 23, 2016, is now over, its effects are still felt. Some areas are still buried under large amounts of snow, and residents are unable to leave their homes. At... Read more...

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Very shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Morocco

25 января 2016 No comments

Very shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Morocco A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.2 hit near the coast of Morocco at 04:22 UTC on January 25, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (62 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at the same depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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Very strong M7.1 earthquake hits near Anchor Point, Alaska, US

24 января 2016 No comments

Very strong M7.1 earthquake hits near Anchor Point, Alaska, US A very strong earthquake, registered by the USGS as M7.1, hit near Anchor Point, Alaska, US at 10:27 UTC on January 24, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 127.8 km (79.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). According to the USGS,... Read more...

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Major to historic winter storm impacts the mid-Atlantic and Northeast US

23 января 2016 No comments

Major to historic winter storm impacts the mid-Atlantic and Northeast US A major winter storm, known as Winter Storm «Jonas» and Blizzard 2016, hit the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, US, with heavy snowfall, blizzard and high winds on the morning of January 23, 2016. 9 people died so far in the weather-related incidents across the... Read more...

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90% of China suffers extremely cold conditions

22 января 2016 No comments

An intense spell of cold weather wrapped north and east China over the last week. Temperatures have dropped to the lowest point in the last 30 years, according to media reports. Extremely cold and frosty conditions have hit 90% of China. In Harbin, the northern... Read more...

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Severe thunderstorm batters parts of Australia

22 января 2016 No comments

Severe thunderstorm batters parts of Australia A severe thunderstorm accompanied with heavy rainfall hit parts of South Australia and New South Wales on the afternoon of January 22, 2016. One person died after being struck by a lightning and residents have been warned on remain on high alert. Severe weather... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: January 13 – 19, 2016

21 января 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes from January 13 — 19, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Egon, Flores Island (Indonesia) | Masaya, Nicaragua | Nevados de Chillán, Chile | San... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake registered off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

21 января 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake registered off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico A strong and shallow earthquake registered as M6.6 by the USGS hit off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico at 18:06 UTC on January 21, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According to the... Read more...

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