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Active volcanoes in the world: August 31 – September 6, 2016

8 сентября 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported only for 1 volcano between August 31 and 6, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Sinabung, Indonesia. Ongoing activity: Colima, Mexico | Dukono, Halmahera (Indonesia) |... Read more...

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Deadly landslide hits Villa Nueva, south of Guatemalan capital

7 сентября 2016 No comments

Deadly landslide hits Villa Nueva, south of Guatemalan capital At least nine people have been killed and one is missing after a landslide triggered by torrential rain hit a poor shantytown in Villa Nueva municipality, just south of the Guatemala City. The landslide hit Tuesday night local time, September 6, 2016. David de Leon,... Read more...

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Klyuchevskoy erupts spewing ash up to 11.2 km a.s.l., Aviation Colour Code raised to Red

7 сентября 2016 No comments

Klyuchevskoy volcano, located on Russia's Kamchatka peninsula, erupted at 20:30 UTC on September 6, 2016, spewing volcanic ash up to 11.2 km (37 000 feet) above sea level. Ash cloud was moving to the southeast at 9.3 km/h (5.7 mph), the Tokyo VAAC said. In their... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

5 сентября 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia at 22:54 UTC on September 5, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 12.3 km (7.6 miles). The same area was hit by a shallow M4.3 earthquake at 23:38 UTC.... Read more...

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Javea fire: Dangerous wildfire near Spain’s Valencia forces thousands to evacuate

5 сентября 2016 No comments

A dangerous wildfire is raging on Spain's Costa Blanca, some 120 km (75 miles) southeast of Valencia, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people. It is believed to be started deliberately, on one of the hottest days of the year. The fire started on Sunday,... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Mindanao, Philippines

4 сентября 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Mindanao, Philippines A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.0 hit Mindanao, Philippines at 02:38 UTC on September 4, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 8 km (5 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 12.4 km (7.7 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Shallow M5.6 earthquake hits Oklahoma, ties with state’s strongest earthquake ever

3 сентября 2016 No comments

Shallow M5.6 earthquake hits Oklahoma, ties with state's strongest earthquake ever A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.6 hit 14 km (8.7 miles) northwest of Pawnee, north-central Oklahoma at 12:02 UTC on September 3, 2016. The agency reported a depth of 6.6 km (4.1 miles). Since September 1, USGS registered a total of 6... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hits near the coast of North Island, New Zealand

1 сентября 2016 No comments

Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hits near the coast of North Island, New Zealand A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit near the coast of North Island, New Zealand at 16:37 UTC on September 1, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 30.7 km (19 miles). New Zealand's GEONET is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 55... Read more...

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