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Active volcanoes in the world: April 27 – May 3, 2016

5 мая 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 5 volcanoes between April 27 and May 3, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Rincon de la Vieja, Costa... Read more...

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Massive wildfire forces mandatory evacuation of the entire city of Fort McMurray, Canada

4 мая 2016 No comments

The entire population of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray (60 000), Alberta is under mandatory evacuation order amid massive uncontrolled wildfire that entered the city. In the biggest evacuation order in the history of Alberta, the officials appealed for military... Read more...

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Strong explosive activity continues at Santa Maria volcano, Guatemala

3 мая 2016 No comments

Strong explosive activity continues at Guatemala«s Santa Maria volcano. New explosions at Caliente cone, part of Santa María»s Santiaguito lava-dome complex, generated pyroclastic flows on May 2 that descended east and west of the volcanic complex.... Read more...

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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

2 мая 2016 No comments

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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