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Intense US heat wave breaks temperature records, sparks violent wildfires

21 июня 2016 No comments

Intense US heat wave breaks temperature records, sparks violent wildfires A record-breaking heat wave wrapped large portion of the US Southwest and parts of California over the last couple of days. Numerous new temperature records have been set in San Diego County alone while the hot and dry conditions fueled spreading of several... Read more...

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Strong and deep M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of New Ireland, P.N.G.

21 июня 2016 No comments

Strong and deep M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of New Ireland, P.N.G. A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 17:12 UTC on June 21, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 365.3 km (227 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.2 at a depth of 367 km.... Read more...

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Increased activity at San Miguel (Chaparrastique) volcano, El Salvador

21 июня 2016 No comments

Increased activity at San Miguel (Chaparrastique) volcano, El Salvador El Salvador's San Miguel volcano is currently experiencing increased seismic unrest and strong degassing. The last major eruption of this volcano took place on December 29, 2013. Seismicity under the volcano sharply increased on June 13, 2016, and was followed... Read more...

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Record-breaking rainfall triggers deadly landslides across quake-shaken Kumamoto, Japan

21 июня 2016 No comments

Record-breaking rainfall triggers deadly landslides across quake-shaken Kumamoto, Japan Record-breaking rainfall brought by a low pressure front has hit parts of quake-shaken Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan on June 20 and 21, 2016, causing floods and numerous landslides. As of early June 21, four people have been found dead. Meteorologists warn more... Read more...

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