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Severe flooding in Chocó department, Colombia

22 октября 2016 No comments

Severe flooding in Chocó department, Colombia Heavy rainfalls which affected the Chocó department in Colombia over the last couple of days have left 17 municipalities flooded. Four people died in flood-related incidents while 13 000 families are in need of humanitarian aid, Colombia's National Unit... Read more...

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Intense hailstorms brings relief to drought-stricken Bloemfontein, South Africa

22 октября 2016 No comments

An intense hailstorm, brought on by a freak storm, plummeted previously drought-stricken Bloemfontein, South Africa on October 20, 2016. Video credit: Gerduan Kemp According to media reports, a thick layer of fallen hail blanketed the streets of Bloemfontein, in a... Read more...

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Stromboli volcano showing signs of increased activity once again, Italy

21 октября 2016 No comments

Stromboli volcano showing signs of increased activity once again, Italy Volcanic activity at Stromboli, Italy has significantly increased over the last week, Volcano Discovery reported. The activity level is now between moderate and high again, similar to a period before the effusive eruption in 2014. Currently, the most active volcano... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Western Honshu, Japan

21 октября 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Western Honshu, Japan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.6 hit Central Tottori region, Japan at 05:07 UTC on October 21, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Two mysterious avalanches reported in Tibet

21 октября 2016 No comments

Two mysterious avalanches reported in Tibet A massive avalanche of unknown cause was reported in the Aru Range of Tibet in July 2016. The avalanche sent glacial ice and rock tumbling down the valley, and nine people got killed on the occasion. A second such avalanche happened again in September, only a few... Read more...

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Super Typhoon “Haima” leaves a trail of destruction in Philippines

20 октября 2016 No comments

Super Typhoon «Haima» leaves a trail of destruction in Philippines Typhoon «Haima,» known in the Philippines as Lawin, slammed into Cagayan Province around 19:00 UTC on October 19, 2016 (03:00 PHT on October 20) as a Category 4 hurricane equivalent and trailed over northern Luzon killing at least 8 people and destroying... Read more...

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Deep M6.6 earthquake hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia

19 октября 2016 No comments

Deep M6.6 earthquake hit near the coast of Java, Indonesia A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit near the coast of Java at 00:26 UTC on October 19, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 614 km (381 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 610 km (379 miles). According to the... Read more...

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Series of small tremors rattle Ridgemark, California

19 октября 2016 No comments

Series of small tremors rattle Ridgemark, California The US Geological Survey reported an M3.5 earthquake, about 11 km (6.8 miles) south-southeast of Ridgemark, central California, on October 18, 2016, 22:09 UTC. The quake that occurred at a depth of 7.7 km (4.7 miles) is the latest in the series of small tremors... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: October 12 – 18, 2016

19 октября 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between October 12 and 18, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was observed at 7 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Bulusan, Luzon (Philippines) | Colima, Mexico | Karymsky, Eastern... Read more...

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Unseasonal high tide floods Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands

19 октября 2016 No comments

Unseasonal high tide hit the Marshall Islands Majuro Atoll on October 18, 2016, flooding a significant part of Ejit Island and damaging seawalls and buildings. The peak king tide periods in the Marshall Islands is, historically, January and late February, but... Read more...

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