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Lionrock caused widespread flooding, left 11 dead and 3 missing in Japan

31 августа 2016 No comments

At least 11 people have died after Typhoon «Lionrock» made landfall in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture of northern Japan on August 30, 2016. It forced 410 000 people to evacuate, caused power outages, property damage, and widespread flooding — the main cause of... Read more...

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Strong and deep M6.7 earthquake hits New Ireland region, P.N.G.

31 августа 2016 No comments

Strong and deep M6.7 earthquake hits New Ireland region, P.N.G. A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea at 03:11 UTC on August 31, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 499.1 km (310.1 miles). The epicenter was located 88.3 km (54.9 miles) NE of Rabaul (population 8... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: August 24 – 30, 2016

31 августа 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 3 volcanoes between August 24 and 30, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Chikurachki, Paramushir Island (Russia) | Santa Maria, Guatemala | Sinabung, Indonesia.... Read more...

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Powerful hailstorm, flash flooding hits Colorado Springs

30 августа 2016 No comments

A strong summer storm hit the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado on August 29, 2016, forcing authorities to rescue people from cars and move heaps of hail with snowplows. 61 cm (2 feet) of hail was reported in some areas. Flooding across the town created a mess many... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hits north of Ascension Island

29 августа 2016 No comments

Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hits north of Ascension Island A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit north of Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean at 04:29 UTC on August 29, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw7.1 at a depth of 18 km (11.2 miles).... Read more...

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Powerful eruptions and pyroclastic flows at Mount Sinabung, ash to 6 km a.s.l.

26 августа 2016 No comments

Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra's Karo District, Indonesia continues to erupt with ash reaching 6 km (20 000 feet) a.s.l. today. As of 05:40 UTC today, the Aviation Colour Code was still on Red. "The hot clouds are moving towards its previous trajectory -... Read more...

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Very strong M6.8 earthquake hits Myanmar

24 августа 2016 No comments

Very strong M6.8 earthquake hits Myanmar A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit Myanmar at 10:34 UTC on August 24, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 84.1 km (52.2 miles). The epicenter was located 25 km (15.5 miles) W of Chauk (population 90 870), 58.8 km (36.5 miles) NNW of... Read more...

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Extremely dangerous M6.2 earthquake hits central Italy, massive damage, numerous aftershocks

24 августа 2016 No comments

Extremely dangerous M6.2 earthquake hits central Italy, massive damage, numerous aftershocks A severe earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.2 hit central Italy at 01:36 UTC on August 24, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 4 km (2.48 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The tremors lasted for about 20-30 seconds,... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: August 17 – 23, 2016

24 августа 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 3 volcanoes between August 17 and 23, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 9 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Aoba, Vanuatu | Chikurachki, Paramushir Island (Russia) | Santa Maria, Guatemala. Ongoing... Read more...

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Deep M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Palau Flores, Indonesia

23 августа 2016 No comments

Deep M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Palau Flores, Indonesia A very deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near Nebe, Palau Flores, Indonesia at 19:39 UTC on August 23, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 528.2 km (328.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting Mwp6.0 at a depth of 465 km (289 miles).... Read more...

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