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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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