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New mud volcano forms in Italy after recent earthquakes

5 ноября 2016 No comments

New mud volcano forms in Italy after recent earthquakes A new mud volcano has formed this week in a field in Italian municipality of Santa Vittoria in Matenano, following a recent increase in seismic activity. The volcano is located about 30 km (18.4 miles) east of the M6.5 earthquake of October 30, in the Province of... Read more...

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Maule, Chile

4 ноября 2016 No comments

Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Maule, Chile A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Chile at 16:20 UTC on November 4, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 90.8 km (56.4 miles). CSN Chile is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 87 km (54 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 25.9... Read more...

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Hazardous smog wraps Delhi, the worst in last 17 years

4 ноября 2016 No comments

Hazardous smog wraps Delhi, the worst in last 17 years A thick layer of hazardous smog blanketed New Delhi, India four days ago and shows no sign of loosening the grip. On November 3, 2016, between 07:00 and 09:00 (local time), Palam Observatory reported the dense smog layer has dropped the visibility to only 50 m (164... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: October 26 – November 1, 2016

3 ноября 2016 No comments

New volcanic activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between October 26 and November 1, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 10 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Cleveland, Chuginadak Island (USA) | Copahue, Central Chile-Argentina... Read more...

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Mysterious humming sound coming from seaflor, northern Canada

3 ноября 2016 No comments

The humming sound, apparently coming from the seafloor is alarming local hunters in Nunavut, northern Canada, as it seems to be scaring the marine mammals. The mysterious pinging sound, described also as a «hum» and a «beep» has been reported in... Read more...

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Russian metal giant fined for turning river red with pollution

2 ноября 2016 No comments

Russian metal giant fined for turning river red with pollution Norilsk Nickel from Russia, the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium, was fined over a spillage near the Nadhezda metallurgical factory. The spillage occurred in early September 2016 and turned the Daldykan river red. After the images showing the... Read more...

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Mount Sinabung enters a period of heightened activity

2 ноября 2016 No comments

Mount Sinabung enters a period of heightened activity Indonesian Sinabung volcano entered a phase of increased activity several days ago. The volcano has reportedly generated frequent small to moderate pyroclastic flows accompanied with strong vertical explosions. The pyroclastic flows at the southeastern and eastern... Read more...

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Rare tropical storm forms in the Mediterranean Sea

1 ноября 2016 No comments

Rare tropical storm forms in the Mediterranean Sea A rare tropical storm — medicane — named Invest 90M, formed in the Mediterranean Sea on October 31, 2016. The phenomenon started as a low pressure system located east of Malta on October 29 and strengthened afterward. In a meteorological setting, a low-pressure... Read more...

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Risky glacial lake near Mount Everest drained

1 ноября 2016 No comments

Because Himalayan glaciers are undergoing an incredibly fast melting process, to minimize the risk of devastating floods, Nepal has drained portion of a large glacial lake near the Mount Everest. According to researchers, the climate change has caused the glaciers... Read more...

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