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Active volcanoes in the world: March 22 – 28, 2017

30 марта 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between March 22 and 28, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Cerro Azul, Isla Isabela... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Kamchatka, Russia

29 марта 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Kamchatka, Russia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Kamchatka, Russia at 04:09 UTC on March 29, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 22.8 km (14.1 miles). It was followed by a M4.9 earthquake at 04:34 UTC. The epicenter was located 78.7 km (48.9... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm near Turangi continues, New Zealand

29 марта 2017 No comments

A swarm of small earthquakes west of Turangi-Waihi-Pukawa-Omori area in New Zealand (Taupo Volcanic Zone) is shaking the region since Monday, February 13, 2017, and the number of earthquakes has increased on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. To date, GeoNet has recorded... Read more...

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Aleutian Islands, Alaska

27 марта 2017 No comments

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Aleutian Islands, Alaska A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Near Islands, Aleutian Islands at 10:50 UTC on March 27, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter is located 66 km (41 miles) W of Navy Town (population 0), Alaska... Read more...

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Possible eruption of Cerro Azul in the next few days to weeks

26 марта 2017 No comments

Possible eruption of Cerro Azul in the next few days to weeks Seismic and deformation data indicate magma is trying to rise to the surface at Cerro Azul volcano in Galapagos, Ecuador. An eruption can be expected in the next few days or weeks, probably of the same type as those previously occurring at the volcano — the emission... Read more...

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Kambalny volcano erupts after 248 years of sleep, Russia

25 марта 2017 No comments

Kambalny volcano erupts after 248 years of sleep, Russia A major eruption started at Kamchatkan Kambalny volcano at 21:20 UTC on March 24, 2017, prompting authorities to raise the Aviation Color Code to Orange. According to experts, the sharp intensification of the volcano was a complete surprise. Although there are... Read more...

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Severe flooding hits Luanda, Angola

24 марта 2017 No comments

Severe flooding hits Luanda, Angola At least 11 people have been killed, six injured and thousands left homeless after flooding destroyed more than 700 homes and damaged more than 5 000 in Angola's northwestern province of Luanda. Several people are still missing. Heavy rains and flooding hit... Read more...

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JMA issues eruption warning for Bayonnaise Rocks

24 марта 2017 No comments

JMA issues eruption warning for Bayonnaise Rocks At 15:00 JST on Friday, March 24, 2017, the Japan Meteorological Agency has issued an eruption warning for Bayonnaise Rocks (Beyonesu Rocks), a shallow submarine volcano in Izu archipelago, south of Tokyo. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1970. The... Read more...

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Rankin Ranch Road Fire fire burns 60 000 acres, Texas

24 марта 2017 No comments

A fast-moving Rankin Ranch Road Fire is burning in the far northeastern Texas panhandle since 14:30 local time on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Texas A&M Forest Service said Friday afternoon the fire is 50% contained. The fire burned 40 000 acres (16 200 hectares)... Read more...

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Worst floods and mudslides in almost 30 years continue affecting Peru

24 марта 2017 No comments

As of March 24, the worst floods and mudslides in Peru since 1988 have claimed lives of 85 people and injured more than 270. More than 20 people are missing. A state of emergency has been declared in 12 departments. More than 784 000 people are affected, including... Read more...

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