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Thousands homeless after devastating quakes hit central Italy

31 октября 2016 No comments

Another strong earthquake, the strongest in 36 years, hit central Italy on Sunday, October 30, 2016, and was followed by a series of dangerous aftershocks. Between 18:21 UTC on October 30 and 11:23 UTC on October 31, 63 aftershocks were reported, the strongest of... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits central Italy

30 октября 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits central Italy A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.5 hit central Italy at 06:40 UTC on October 30, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 10 km. According to the EMSC, the epicenter was located 16... Read more...

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More bursts of frigid air as Arctic polar vortex shifts

29 октября 2016 No comments

More bursts of frigid air as Arctic polar vortex shifts A new research suggests that North America will experience more outbursts of frigid air in February and March as the wintertime Arctic stratospheric polar vortex continues its persistent shift toward the Eurasian continent. For parts of Europe and Asia, it would... Read more...

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Severe flash flooding hits Egypt, at least 17 dead

29 октября 2016 No comments

Severe flash flooding hits Egypt, at least 17 dead Heavy rainfall since October 26 has caused severe flash flooding in parts of Egypt, claiming lives of at least 17 people by October 28. There were almost 50 reported injuries so far. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed. In a 24-hour period between October 27 and... Read more...

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Series of destructive earthquakes hit Italy, over 220 aftershocks

28 октября 2016 No comments

Series of destructive earthquakes hit Italy, over 220 aftershocks Two strong earthquakes which rattled central Italy on October 26, 2016, were not aftershocks of the devastating M6.2 August tremor, but rather the product of a new earthquake, Italian experts announced. EMSC registered more than 220 aftershocks over the next 48... Read more...

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Early morning eruption of Turrialba volcano, Costa Rica

27 октября 2016 No comments

After several days of weak but constant eruptions, Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano experienced what media described as «spectacular» eruption during the early morning hours of October 26, 2016. The eruption occurred at 11:34 UTC (05:34 CST). Due to... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: October 19 – 25, 2016

27 октября 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between October 19 and 25, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bulusan, Luzon (Philippines) | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island (USA) | Ebeko, Paramushir... Read more...

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Explosion triggers massive landslide in Medellin, Colombia

27 октября 2016 No comments

A massive landslide buried a stretch of the Medellin-Bogota highway on October 26, 2016, claiming lives of at least 6 people, authorities reported. At least 12 are still missing. "The landslide was apparently caused by an explosion in a quarry in the... Read more...

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USGS links wastewater disposal to M5.1 Oklahoma earthquake of February 2016

26 октября 2016 No comments

USGS links wastewater disposal to M5.1 Oklahoma earthquake of February 2016 The new USGS study indicates the M5.1 Oklahoma earthquake from February 2016, was likely induced by distant wastewater disposal wells. The M5.1 earthquake was the third largest earthquake in the recent Oklahoma history. It occurred on February 13, about 32 km (20... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits central Italy

26 октября 2016 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits central Italy A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.0 (downgraded from M6.3) hit central Italy at 19:18 UTC on October 26, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the EMSC, the epicenter was located 31 km (19.2 miles) SW of... Read more...

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