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Strong M6.4 earthquake hit Sumba region, Indonesia

12 февраля 2016 No comments

Strong M6.4 earthquake hit Sumba region, Indonesia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australiaa as M6.4 hit Sumba Region, Indonesia, at 10:02 UTC on February 12, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 53 km (32.9 miles). USGS is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). According to... Read more...

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Frequent ash emissions in progress at Karymsky volcano, Russia

11 февраля 2016 No comments

Frequent ash emissions in progress at Karymsky volcano, Russia The moderate eruptive activity of Karymsky volcano, Kamchatka continues, KVERT reported. Ash plume was observed rising about 1 km (3 280 feet) above the sea level and drifting 111 km (69 miles) NE from the volcano on February 6, 2016. Tokyo's Volcanic Ash... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: February 3 – 9, 2016

11 февраля 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes from February 3 — 9, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Santa Maria, Guatemala | Soputan, Sulawesi (Indonesia) | Turrialba,... Read more...

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Deadly rockslide in southern China under investigation

11 февраля 2016 No comments

A large rockslide at Fude village in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, in southern China, occurred on the morning of February 8, 2016 (local time). 6 people died when a two-storey building collapsed, Xinhua reported. All the deaths occurred in a building which was... Read more...

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Perth in a firm grip of an intense heat wave after 83 years, Western Australia

10 февраля 2016 No comments

Perth in a firm grip of an intense heat wave after 83 years, Western Australia A strong heat wave has been holding a firm grip on Perth in Western Australia over the last couple of days. Temperatures above 40 °C (104 °F) were measured for the fourth day in a row on February 10, 2016. Such weather conditions were only recorded 83 years... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hit Chile

10 февраля 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hit Chile A strong and shallow earthquake registerd by CSN Chile as M6.3 hit Coquimbo, Chile at 00:33 UTC on February 10, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 36.5 km (22.7 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 31.5 km (19.6 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Third paroxysm of the year in progress at Fuego volcano, Guatemala

10 февраля 2016 No comments

Third paroxysm of the year in progress at Fuego volcano, Guatemala A third paroxysm of the year is in progress at the Fuego volcano in Guatemala on February 10, 2016. Pulsating lava fountains and well-alimented lava flows followed the strombolian and effusive activity unfolding over the last couple of days. The lava flows are... Read more...

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Satellites observe Lake Poopó evaporate, Bolivia

9 февраля 2016 No comments

Satellites observe Lake Poopó evaporate, Bolivia ESA«s Proba-V satellite and NASA»s Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat — 8 have collected series of images of Lake Poopó, once the second largest lake in Bolivia, declared fully evaporated in December 2015. Proba-V is a small ESA's satellite... Read more...

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Thousands displaced by severe floods in Malaysia

9 февраля 2016 No comments

Thousands displaced by severe floods in Malaysia Severe floods, resulting from torrential downpours over the last 4 days, have hit the states of Johor, Melaka, Negri Sembilan and Sarawak in Malaysia. Two deaths have been reported so far, and at least 1 600 people have been displaced. Disaster management... Read more...

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Large sinkhole almost swallows a family in Peru

8 февраля 2016 No comments

A large sinkhole almost swallowed an entire car with a three-member family in the northwestern Trujilo city in Peru, on February 4, 2016. The 5-m (16.4 feet) void opened up underneath the family car as they were driving along a road, media reported. The locals... Read more...

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