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Strong M6.1 earthquake at intermediate depth hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia

2 мая 2016 No comments

Strong M6.1 earthquake at intermediate depth hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia A strong earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.1 hit southern Sumatra, Indonesia at 04:51 UTC on May 2, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 115 km (71 miles). USGS reports M5.9 at a depth of 132.7 km (82.4 miles). The epicenter was located 38 km (23.6 miles)... Read more...

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Widespread flooding in Kenya, massive building collapse in Nairobi kills 16 people

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Torrential downpours over the last couple of days have caused severe flooding across parts of Kenya. The floods have affected more than 2 000 people across several counties and led to a major collapse of a residential building in Huruma, Nairobi, where 16 people... Read more...

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New cycle of eruptions closes off Turrialba volcano, Costa Rica

2 мая 2016 No comments

Due to the start of a new cycle of eruptions, access to the Turrialba volcano has been closed off, with a 5-km (3.1 miles) perimeter established, Costa Rica's emergency management office announced on May 1, 2016. After an increase in seismic activity on April... Read more...

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