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Swarm of small earthquakes under Salton Sea, California

26 сентября 2016 No comments

Swarm of small earthquakes under Salton Sea, California The U.S. Geological Survey has registered 11 earthquakes under the Salton Sea in California's Imperial County (near San Diego) on September 26, 2016. The largest was a shallow M4.3 at 14:31 UTC. It hit 6 km (3.7 miles) SSE of Bombay Beach, 19 km (11.8 miles) WNW... Read more...

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Very strong and deep M6.9 earthquake hits between Fiji and Tonga

24 сентября 2016 No comments

Very strong and deep M6.9 earthquake hits between Fiji and Tonga A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit between Fiji and Tonga at 21:28 UTC on September 24, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 596.3 km (370.5 miles). The quake was preceded by M6.4 at 21:07 UTC at a depth of 183.4 km (114... Read more...

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Strong M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Mindanao, Philippines

23 сентября 2016 No comments

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Mindanao, Philippines A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the coast of Mindanao, Philippines at 22:53 UTC on September 23, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 65 km (40.4 miles). EMSC registered M6.4 at a depth of 52 km (32.3 miles). PHIVOLCS is reporting... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

23 сентября 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.5 hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 00:14 UTC on September 23, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km. EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a... Read more...

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Maharashtra gets 529 mm (20.8 inches) of rain, shatters 58-year record

23 сентября 2016 No comments

Maharashtra gets 529 mm (20.8 inches) of rain, shatters 58-year record The city of Dahanu in Maharashtra, a state spanning west-central India, received a record-breaking rain on September 21, 2016, shattering city's 58-year record by a long way. In a 24-hour period ending 08:00 local time on Wednesday, September 21, Dahanu received... Read more...

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Heavy rainfall floods drought-stricken Telangana

22 сентября 2016 No comments

Heavy rainfall floods drought-stricken Telangana Telangana, the youngest state in India, was hit by two consecutive years of extreme drought, with this year being the worst in living memory. Drought brought severe water crisis, with scarcity hitting not just its villages and towns but even the capital Hyderabad,... Read more...

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Major fire event in Peruvian Amazon threatens natives and wildlife

22 сентября 2016 No comments

Major fire event in Peruvian Amazon threatens natives and wildlife A major fire event is threatening natives and wildlife in the central Amazon region of Peru. According to the National Civil Defense Institute, the fire broke out on September 10 in an indigenous community called Pitsiquia, in the heart of Peruvian Amazon, and is... Read more...

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Widespread flooding continues to ravage New South Wales, Australia

22 сентября 2016 No comments

Widespread flooding continues to ravage New South Wales, Australia Floodwater continues to ravage Australia's New South Wales and meteorologists warn more rain is on the way. Since the flooding started three weeks ago, there have been 81 flood rescues and 1 811 calls for assistance to the SES. Widespread overnight rainfall of... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: September 14 – 20, 2016

22 сентября 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between September 14 and 20, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 9 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bulusan, Luzon (Philippines) | Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Piton de la... Read more...

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Deadly floods and landslides hit West Java overnight, Indonesia

21 сентября 2016 No comments

Deadly floods and landslides hit West Java overnight, Indonesia Massive floods and landslides caused by several days of heavy rain have claimed lives of at least 19 people in Indonesia's province of West Java on September 20, 2016. Nine people are still missing in its Garut and Sumedang districts, said National Disaster... Read more...

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