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Active volcanoes in the world: November 2 – 8, 2016

10 ноября 2016 No comments

New activity was reported for 6 volcanoes between November 2 and 8, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Cleveland, Chuginadak Island (USA) | Copahue, Central Chile-Argentina border | Iya, Flores Island... Read more...

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Severe flooding in Balkans forces hundreds to evacuate

9 ноября 2016 No comments

Severe flooding in Balkans forces hundreds to evacuate Intense rainfall hit Albania, Serbia, and Montenegro two days ago, causing flooding and landslides across the affected regions. About 400 people were forced to leave their homes in Serbia and Montenegro alone while three deaths were reported in Albania due to... Read more...

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Huge magmatic lake lurking under dormant Bolivian volcano

9 ноября 2016 No comments

Huge magmatic lake lurking under dormant Bolivian volcano An international team of scientists discovered a massive magmatic lake, lying 15 km (9.32 miles) below the Cerro Uturuncu dormant volcano in Bolivia. According to Jon Blundy, a professor from the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol, despite no... Read more...

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Troposphere ozone pollution highest near the equator

8 ноября 2016 No comments

A new research, conducted by the University of North Carolina (UNC), shows the pollution emissions are increasing in the area close to the equator where they produce a much greater impact on the ozone formation. The air pollution across the globe has increased since... Read more...

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Massive sinkhole in Fukuoka, nearby buildings might collapse

8 ноября 2016 No comments

A huge sinkhole opened up in downtown Fukuoka, disrupting traffic and power supply across the city. Authorities said the cave-in could cause buildings to collapse and evacuated nearby areas. The hole opened up at 05:15 JST on November 8 (20:15 UTC, November 7) at... Read more...

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Series of strong earthquakes hit Conception, Chile

8 ноября 2016 No comments

Series of strong earthquakes hit Conception, Chile A series of strong earthquakes were registered near the coast of Conception, Bio Bio, Chile on November 8, 2016. The strongest so far was M5.9 at 04:55 UTC. CSN Chile said the quake occurred at a depth of 65 km (40.4 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 17.3... Read more...

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Rare phenomena: giant ice balls form on a beach in Siberia

7 ноября 2016 No comments

Rare phenomena: giant ice balls form on a beach in Siberia Thousands of large ice balls have appeared on a beach in Nyda, Russian Siberia in late October 2016 and remain to this day. Many US meteorologists believe this is a sign of extra snowy winter throughout the United States. This is the first time that this rare... Read more...

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Sharp earthquake hits Oklahoma, forces evacuations

7 ноября 2016 No comments

Sharp earthquake hits Oklahoma, forces evacuations A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.0 hit the city of Cushing, Oklahoma at 01:44 UTC on November 7, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 5 km (3.1 miles). Today«s quake hit just two months after M5.8, the strongest earthquake in Oklahoma»s... Read more...

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Rare M5.2 earthquake hits near Halls Creek, Western Australia

6 ноября 2016 No comments

Rare M5.2 earthquake hits near Halls Creek, Western Australia A rare earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia hit near Halls Creek, Western Australia at 09:54 UTC on November 6 ,2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). USGS is reporting M4.8 at a depth of 10.6 km (6.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M4.8... Read more...

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Nuclear waste repository WIPP evacuated after rockfall

6 ноября 2016 No comments

Nuclear waste repository WIPP evacuated after rockfall The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico was evacuated on November 3 after a rockfall outside of the closed southern section. This is reportedly the fourth collapse this year and the first since early October. According to a press release from... Read more...

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