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Destructive M6.7 earthquake hit southern Taiwan

5 февраля 2016 No comments

Destructive M6.7 earthquake hit southern Taiwan A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the CENC as M6.7 hit southern Taiwan at 19:57 UTC on February 5, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 23 km (14.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth... Read more...

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Ozone hole behind colorful nacreous clouds over the UK and Ireland

5 февраля 2016 No comments

Ozone hole behind colorful nacreous clouds over the UK and Ireland Polar stratospheric clouds (PSCs) are appearing over the United Kingdom and Ireland since January 31, 2016. An extremely rare occurrence for this area, usually restricted to the Arctic Circle, has been photographed by numerous skywatchers. According to experts, the... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: January 27 – February 2, 2016

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New activity/unrest was observed at 7 volcanoes from January 27 - February 2, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Egon, Flores Island (Indonesia) | Heard, Kerguelen Plateau | Masaya, Nicaragua | McDonald... Read more...

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Sakurajima volcano eruption level intensifies to moderately strong

5 февраля 2016 No comments

Sakurajima volcano eruption level intensifies to moderately strong A moderately strong explosive eruption was observed from the Showa crater of Sakurajima volcano, 50 km from the Sendai nuclear station in Japan on February 5, 2016. An ash plume rose to approximately 3 km (10 000 feet) altitude. The explosive eruption occurred at... Read more...

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