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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Vanuatu

30 апреля 2016 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Vanuatu A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Vanuatu at 08:35 UTC on April 30, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 4.8 km (3.0 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.0 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). According... Read more...

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Extreme weather floods the US South, tornadoes and large hail wreak havoc

30 апреля 2016 No comments

Heavy thunderstorms accompanied with intense hail and tornadoes swept through the portion of the southern United States on April 29, 2016. Severe storms continued across the region on the following day, causing severe flash floods and threatening human lives and... Read more...

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Thailand suffers strongest heat wave in last 65 years

29 апреля 2016 No comments

Thailand is currently experiencing its longest heat wave in the last 65 years as average April temperatures climbed over 40 °C (104 °F). So far, 21 people died of heat-related conditions. Residents are strongly advised to remain indoors as much as possible... Read more...

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Increased seismic activity under Turrialba volcano, Costa Rica

29 апреля 2016 No comments

Increased seismic activity under Turrialba volcano, Costa Rica The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI-UNA) reported that the seismic activity at the Turrialba volcano has increased on April 28, 2016. The Observatory recalled that last Saturday, April 23, nearly 75 earthquakes took place in less... Read more...

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Floods leave 5 dead, almost 14 000 homeless in eastern Tanzania

29 апреля 2016 No comments

Floods leave 5 dead, almost 14 000 homeless in eastern Tanzania Prolonged heavy rains caused floods that claimed lives of 5 people and left 13 933 people homeless in four districts of Tanzania's Morogoro region. According to Morogoro Regional Commissioner, Dr. Steven Kebwe, the rains started in the region on April 10.... Read more...

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Volcanic earthquake swarm and lake heating observed at Ruapehu, New Zealand

29 апреля 2016 No comments

Volcanic earthquake swarm and lake heating observed at Ruapehu, New Zealand A volcanic earthquake swarm is being recorded beneath the Crater Lake of Mount Ruapehu since April 26, 2016, GeoNet reports. Swarms of volcanic earthquakes like these are uncommon on Ruapehu in recent years. The most recent eruption of this volcano occured on... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M6.6 hits northern East Pacific Rise

29 апреля 2016 No comments

Very strong and shallow M6.6 hits northern East Pacific Rise A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit northern East Pacific Rise at 01:33 UTC on April 29, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at the same depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter... Read more...

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Tons of dead fish washed ashore in central Vietnam

29 апреля 2016 No comments

Tons of various species of dead fish washed ashore along the central coast of Vietnam over the last couple of days. The fish bodies show signs of poisoning and an investigation is being carried out to investigate the issue. The local authorities claim such an... Read more...

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Massive M7.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu, tsunami possible

28 апреля 2016 No comments

Massive M7.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu, tsunami possible A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M7.3 hit Vanuatu at 19:33 UTC on April 28, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 28 km (17.4 miles). USGS is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Shallow M5.2 earhquake hits near La Rochelle, France

28 апреля 2016 No comments

Shallow M5.2 earhquake hits near La Rochelle, France A shallow earthquake registered by French central seismological office (BCSF) as M5.2 hit near the coast of La Rochelle (Charente-Maritime region), France at 06:46 UTC on April 28, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth 17 km (10.5 miles). EMSC is reporting ML5.0 at... Read more...

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