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Very strong M7.7 earthquake at intermediate depth hits Northern Mariana Islands

29 июля 2016 No comments

Very strong M7.7 earthquake at intermediate depth hits Northern Mariana Islands A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.7 hit Northern Mariana Islands at 21:18 UTC on July 29, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 212.4 km (132 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp7.9 at a depth of 200 km (124 miles). According to the... Read more...

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2016 summer flooding breaks records across China

29 июля 2016 No comments

2016 summer flooding breaks records across China Seasonal monsoon of 2016 brought a series of heavy rains to China since June. Torrential downpours broke numerous records to date and caused widespread deadly flooding and landslides. In total, 833 people died, and 233 went missing in weather-related incidents, the... Read more...

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Very strong M7.7 earthquake at intermediate depth hits Northern Mariana Islands

29 июля 2016 No comments

Very strong M7.7 earthquake at intermediate depth hits Northern Mariana Islands A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.7 hit Northern Mariana Islands at 21:18 UTC on July 29, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 212.4 km (132 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp7.9 at a depth of 200 km (124 miles). According to the... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 20 – 26, 2016

28 июля 2016 No comments

Between July 22 and 26, 2016, new activity/unrest was observed at 4 volcanoes. Ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes during the same period. New activity/unrest: Chikurachki, Paramushir Island (Russia), Chirpoi, Kuril Islands (Russia), Kilauea, Hawaiian... Read more...

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Vigorous steam degassing observed at Pavlof volcano, Aviation Color Code increased to Orange, Alaska

28 июля 2016 No comments

Vigorous steam degassing observed at Pavlof volcano, Aviation Color Code increased to Orange, Alaska Vigorous steam degassing was observed at Alaska's Pavlof volcano in web camera images from Cold Bay (65 km / 35 miles SW) and Black Hills (35 km / 20 miles NNE) on July 28, 2016. Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has increased the Aviation Color Code and the... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile

27 июля 2016 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit off the coast of Aisen, Chile at 01:25 UTC on July 27, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). CSN Chile is reporting Mw6.0 at a depth of 14.6 km (9 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Catastrophic floods and landslides wreak havoc across Nepal

27 июля 2016 No comments

Catastrophic floods and landslides wreak havoc across Nepal Widespread flooding and landslides, caused by intense monsoon rainstorms across Nepal, killed 39 people, while further 28 went missing in the last 24 hours. Thousands have been displaced, and hundreds of homes devastated. The districts of Pyuthan, Gulmi, Palpa,... Read more...

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Record-breaking rainfall, destructive tornadoes and a spell of cold weather hits South Africa

27 июля 2016 No comments

Record-breaking rainfall, destructive tornadoes and a spell of cold weather hits South Africa A spell of unusually wet weather wrapped portions of South Africa over the last couple of days. Snowfall and record-breaking rains triggered severe flooding and landslides across the affected areas, prompting the authorities to issue adequate weather warnings. A... Read more...

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Powerful eruption of Sakurajima spews smoke 6 km a.s.l. in the first such eruption since August 2013

26 июля 2016 No comments

After 3 calm weeks, Japan's Mount Sakurajima erupted violently at 15:02 UTC on July 25, 2016 (00:02 JST on July 26), spewing ash from its Showa Crater 6 km (20 000 feet) above sea level, according to the Tokyo VAAC. The plume was extending to the SW. It was the... Read more...

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New phenomenon – the ‘trembling tundra’ of the Yamal Peninsula, Russia

26 июля 2016 No comments

A scientific expedition has witnessed a leaking methane gas surface bubbling phenomenon on Belyy Island in the Kara Sea, off the Yamal Peninsula coastline in Siberia, Russia. Researchers observed 15 regions of about 1 meter (3.3 feet) of trembling ground covered in... Read more...

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