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Bulusan volcano erupts, ashfall reported, Philippines

23 февраля 2016 No comments

Bulusan volcano in Luzon, Philippines, erupted on February 22, 2016, sending a short column of steam and ash 500 m (1 640 feet) above the west-northwest fissure vent of the volcano summit. The explosion was registered as a high-frequency earthquake, followed by a... Read more...

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Intense flash floods batter eastern Israel

23 февраля 2016 No comments

Following a week of high temperature, strong rainstorms lashed eastern and southern Israel and triggered flash-floods on February 22, 2016. Rain and winds battered eastern Israel, causing intense flash-floods and traffic disruptions across the affected areas. Ein... Read more...

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Widespread extinction after Earth’s hyperactive magnetic field reversals

23 февраля 2016 No comments

Widespread extinction after Earth's hyperactive magnetic field reversals Research results of the new study indicate the rapid reversals of Earth's magnetic field which occurred about 550 million years ago is responsible for destroying a huge portion of the ozone layer. This destruction has, in turn, allowed a higher concentration of... Read more...

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The role of geomorphic and seismic processes in occurrence of massive landslides

23 февраля 2016 No comments

The role of geomorphic and seismic processes in occurrence of massive landslides The scientists have conducted an investigation aimed at understanding how the long-term effects of seismicity on rock slopes and their interaction with geomorphic processes induces landslides. In the case study of the massive 1959 Madison Canyon Slide in Montana,... Read more...

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Five people missing after a landslide at Mt Annapurna, Nepal

23 февраля 2016 No comments

Five people missing after a landslide at Mt Annapurna, Nepal A dry landslide was reported at the base of Mt Annapurna South at Narchyang VDC — 1, Nepal on February 23, 2016. The landslide occurred in the area that suffered deformation at the time of the massive Nepal earthquake in April 2015. Five people went missing. The... Read more...

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Intense thermal anomaly over Alaid volcano, Russia

22 февраля 2016 No comments

Intense thermal anomaly over Alaid volcano, Russia An intense thermal anomaly was observed over Alaid volcano in Northern Kuriles, Russia on February 20 and 21, 2016, Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) reports. A thermal anomaly was detected at 20:00 UTC on February 20 and at 00:56 UTC on February 21.... Read more...

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Severe flooding in northern Morocco

22 февраля 2016 No comments

Severe flooding was reported in parts of northern Morocco on February 22, 2016 after heavy rainfalls lashed the region over the last two days. One person is suspected dead, according to the current reports. The regions of Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoecima, including the... Read more...

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Thousands affected by floods and landslides in Malaysia and Indonesia

22 февраля 2016 No comments

Thousands affected by floods and landslides in Malaysia and Indonesia Heavy rainfalls that have been battering Malaysia and Indonesia since February 19, 2016, triggered flooding and landslides. Almost 8 000 people have been evacuated in Malaysia while 6 000 homes in Indonesia have suffered damage over the last few days. Several... Read more...

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50 m (164 feet) deep sinkhole opens up in Nordhausen destroying two buildings, Germany

21 февраля 2016 No comments

50 m (164 feet) deep sinkhole opens up in Nordhausen destroying two buildings, Germany A huge sinkhole opened up between two buildings in the city of Nordhausen, Thuringia, Germany on February 19, 2016. Nobody was injured, and the cause is still unknown. According to Jessica Piper, the spokesperson of the Nordhausen district, the crater is 30 meters... Read more...

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Very deep M6.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji

20 февраля 2016 No comments

Very deep M6.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji A very deep earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.0 hit south of Fiji at 15:51 UTC on February 20, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 600 km (373 miles). USGS is reporting M5.8 at a depth of 579.4 km (360 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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