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New eruption observed at Chikurachki volcano, Kuril Islands, Russia

31 марта 2016 No comments

New eruption observed at Chikurachki volcano, Kuril Islands, Russia A new eruption has started at Chikurachki, the highest volcano on Paramushir Island in the northern Kuriles, on March 29, 2016. KVERT reported that an ash plume from Chikurachki was observed in satellite images rising to an altitude of 3 km (10 000 feet) a.s.l. and... Read more...

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Destructive landslide caught on video, Pakistan

31 марта 2016 No comments

Pakistan was hit by floods and numerous landslides after heavy rains drenched the country in March. The video below shows one highly destructive landslide event crashing through a series of houses. "The debris flowing down the lower slope triggered another... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: March 23 – 29, 2016

31 марта 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between March 23 and 29, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 21 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Alaid, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Chikurachki, Paramushir Island (Russia) | Kanlaon, Philippines... Read more...

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Eruption of Nevado del Ruiz volcano sends ash up to 9.1 km a.s.l., Colombia

31 марта 2016 No comments

A moderately strong explosion occurred at Nevado del Ruiz volcano, Colombia at around 13:04 UTC on March 31, 2016. According to Washington VAAC, volcanic ash emission is reaching 9.1 km (30 000 feet) a.s.l. and is moving NW at 9 to 18 km/h (5.7 to 11.5 mph) and SW... Read more...

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Growing sinkhole causes evacuations in Tarpon Springs, Florida

30 марта 2016 No comments

A large sinkhole has opened up in Tarpon Springs, Florida on March 30, 2016, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents. This is reportedly a re-opened known sinkhole, located along U.S. 19 at Mango Street. City officials say water and sewer lines have broken at the... Read more...

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Increased activity at Sakurajima’s Minamidake crater, Japan

29 марта 2016 No comments

Increased activity at Sakurajima's Minamidake crater, Japan After several relatively calm weeks, eruptions have picked up again at Japan«s Sakurajima volcano. This time, the center of increased activity is Minamidake crater, Sakurajima»s old summit vent, instead of the usual Showa crater. After a gradual increase of... Read more...

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Kanlaon erupts sending ash up to 1.5 km above crater, central Philippines

29 марта 2016 No comments

An ash eruption occurred from the active crater of Kanlaon volcano, the Philippines around 10:20 UTC on March 29, 2016. Based on seismic records the eruption lasted around 12 minutes. The volcano last erupted on December 27, 2015. PHIVOLCS reported the event was... Read more...

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2016 Arctic sea ice sets another record low wintertime maximum extent

29 марта 2016 No comments

2016 Arctic sea ice sets another record low wintertime maximum extent According to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSICD) and NASA, the 2016 Arctic sea ice appears to have reached a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second year in a row. On March 24, Arctic sea ice extent peaked at 14.52 million square... Read more...

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Abrupt eruption of Pavlof volcano sends ash to 6 km a.s.l., Alaska

28 марта 2016 No comments

Abrupt eruption of Pavlof volcano sends ash to 6 km a.s.l., Alaska Pavlof volcano, located on the southwestern end of the Alaska Peninsula, began erupting abruptly late March 27, 2016, sending an ash cloud to 6 km (20 000 feet) a.s.l. The last time this volcano erupted was in November 2014. As of 00:18 UTC on March 28, ash was... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: March 16 – 22, 2016

24 марта 2016 No comments

New activity was reported for 5 volcanoes between March 16 and 22, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 13 volcenoes. New activity/unrest: Alaid, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica | Sangay,... Read more...

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