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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near Hihifo, Tonga

26 октября 2016 No comments

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near Hihifo, Tonga A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near Hihifo, Tonga at 05:19 UTC on October 26, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 124 km (77 miles) WNW of Hihifo (population... Read more...

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Huge toxic plume spreading through the Middle East

26 октября 2016 No comments

Huge toxic plume spreading through the Middle East A fire at a sulfur mine and processing facility near Mosul, Iraq is emitting tremendous quantities of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere for the sixth day in a row. If this fire was a volcano, it would already be among the largest eruptions of 2016. NASA’s... Read more...

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Explosion at Cleveland volcano, alert levels raised

25 октября 2016 No comments

Mount Cleveland stratovolcano in Alaska erupted at 21:10 UTC on October 24, 2016, forcing the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) to raise the color code/alert level from Yellow/Advisory to Orange/Watch. The explosion was detected in both infrasound (air pressure) and... Read more...

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Mysterious waves in the Antarctic atmosphere triggered by ice shelf vibrations

25 октября 2016 No comments

According to the new research, the ripples and undulations in the atmosphere above Antarctica are most likely induced by the low-frequency vibrations of the Ross Ice Shelf, the largest ice shelf in the world, extending over half a million square kilometers (188 000... Read more...

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Six earthquakes hit Switzerland, including rare M4.1

25 октября 2016 No comments

Six earthquakes hit Switzerland, including rare M4.1 Between 11:28 UTC on October 24 and 13:00 UTC on October 25, EMSC registered a total of 6 earthquakes in Wallis Kanton, Switzerland. The strongest one was recorded as a M4.1 at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Residents reported no damage. The first quake measured M1.9... Read more...

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Unusually intense hailstorm hits Zacatecas, Mexico

25 октября 2016 No comments

A highly unusual hailstorm hit the Zacatecas city in Central Mexico on the night of October 23, 2016 (local time). Local authorities reported nearly 50 cm (19.7 inches) of ice in some places. Several incidents and four injured people were reported. Video credit:... Read more...

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Heavy rains inundate Andalusia, Spain

25 октября 2016 No comments

Heavy rains inundate Andalusia, Spain Heavy rainfalls, that have been affecting parts of Andalusia, Spain since October 21, 2016, have triggered severe flooding in all regions. 562 weather-related incidents have been reported, homes and business have been inundated, the waters have disrupted traffic and... Read more...

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Bulusan covers nearby communities in ash, Philippines

24 октября 2016 No comments

The seismic network of the Bulusan volcano, Philippines, recorded 33 volcanic earthquakes over the last 24 hours (by 00:00 UTC on October 24), preceding two phreatic eruptions. The eruptions, accompanied by rumbling sounds and sulfur smells, covered nearby... Read more...

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Unusual M4.7 earthquake under East Gakkel Ridge undersea volcanoes, North Pole

23 октября 2016 No comments

Unusual M4.7 earthquake under East Gakkel Ridge undersea volcanoes, North Pole A rare earthquake measuring M4.7 on the Richter scale was registered under East Gakkel Ridge undersea volcanos, near Geographic North Pole, Arctic Ocean at 18:47 UTC on October 22, 2016. USGS is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The last known volcanic... Read more...

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Large sinkhole opens after strong earthquakes hit Greece

22 октября 2016 No comments

Large sinkhole opens after strong earthquakes hit Greece A large sinkhole opened up on October 22, 2016, 30 km (18 miles) west of the city of Ioannina in western Greece. Experts believe the hole was caused by a series of earthquakes which started last week. The sinkhole is estimated to have a depth of 20 — 30 meters (65 -... Read more...

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