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Rare sight: Meteor streaks over erupting Turrialba volcano

30 декабря 2016 No comments

Two forces of nature have combined on December 28, 2016, and brought us a rare view of a bright meteor streaking seemingly low over the erupting Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica. The event occurred at 04:22 UTC on December 28 (22:22 local time on December 27),... Read more...

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At least 50 dead, 10 000 homeless after flash floods hit Boma, DR Congo

30 декабря 2016 No comments

At least 50 dead, 10 000 homeless after flash floods hit Boma, DR Congo Severe flash flooding hit the city of Boma, Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, leaving at least 50 people dead and 10 000 homeless, authorities said Thursday, December 29, 2016. Heavy rains started on December 23 and drastically increased on the 24th and 25th,... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall, deadly flash flooding hits Turkey

30 декабря 2016 No comments

Heavy snowfall, deadly flash flooding hits Turkey Heavy snowfall, rains, and cold weather started affecting Turkey last week, resulting in at least 7 deaths by December 30, 2016. The severe weather came as a surprise to many citizens, especially those living in the city of Antalya which saw its first snowfall in... Read more...

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Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Indonesian Sumbawa region

29 декабря 2016 No comments

Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Indonesian Sumbawa region A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Indonesian Sumbawa Region at 22:30 UTC on December 29, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 72.3 km (44.9 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 33.6 km (20.9 miles) S of Tolotangga... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: December 21 – 27, 2016

29 декабря 2016 No comments

New activity was reported for 5 volcanoes between December 21 and 27, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 8 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Ebeko, Paramushir Island... Read more...

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Bulusan volcano erupts, sends ash 3.6 km a.s.l., Philippines

29 декабря 2016 No comments

Bulusan volcano erupts, sends ash 3.6 km a.s.l., Philippines Bulusan volcano generated a phreatic eruption at 06:40 UTC (14:40 PHT) on December 29, 2016. The eruption sent volcanic ash plume up to 3.6 km (12 000 feet) above sea level, the Tokyo VAAC reported at 07:41 UTC. The event was recorded as an explosion-type earthquake... Read more...

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Strong earthquakes hit Nevada – California border region

28 декабря 2016 No comments

Strong earthquakes hit Nevada — California border region A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.7 hit Nevada — California border region at 08:18 UTC on December 28, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 8.2 km (5 miles). The quake was followed by another strong earthquake — M5.7 at a depth of 19.6... Read more...

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Nevada Seismological Laboratory on Hawthorne earthquakes

28 декабря 2016 No comments

Three magnitude 5.5 to 5.7 earthquakes struck about 28 km (18 miles) southwest of Hawthorne, Nevada just after midnight local time (08:18 UTC) on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, the Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno reported. Reports so... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Japan

28 декабря 2016 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Japan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Japan Meteorological Agency as M6.3 hit Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, Honshu at 12:38 UTC (21:38 JST) on December 28, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at the same... Read more...

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Extreme desert rains flood Northern Territory, Australia

27 декабря 2016 No comments

Extreme desert rains flood Northern Territory, Australia A massive Christmas storm, described by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) as a twice-a-century weather event, brought a record amount of rainfall to the Northern Territory, causing flash floods, evacuations and the closure of Australia's famous national... Read more...

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