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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Nicobar Islands region, India

14 марта 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Nicobar Islands region, India A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Nicobar Islands region, India at 02:51 UTC on March 14, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. India's National Center for... Read more...

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Massive sinkhole opens up in Auckland, New Zealand

13 марта 2017 No comments

Massive sinkhole opens up in Auckland, New Zealand A very large sinkhole has opened up in Auckland's New Lynn after a week of extremely heavy rainfall dumped by a powerful storm centered over the Tasman Sea. The structure of this storm was similar to a tropical cyclone, NIWA said and shared some of the most... Read more...

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Tasman Tempest floods Auckland with 65 mm (2.5 in) in one hour

12 марта 2017 No comments

Tasman Tempest floods Auckland with 65 mm (2.5 in) in one hour A severe storm dubbed by NIWA meteorologists as Tasman Tempest has dumped extremely heavy rain and wreaked havoc in parts of northern New Zealand over the past couple of days. Some regions already saw 100-year storms and their worst flooding in a generation. A huge... Read more...

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WATCH: Barren Island eruption recorded using night vision

10 марта 2017 No comments

Indian Coast Guard has captured Barren Island volcano in action using night vision. The volcano awakened in 1991 after over 150 years and had several eruptive phases since then. The last seems to have started on January 23, 2017. The island is uninhabited, and the... Read more...

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Powerful eruption of Bezymianny volcano, Russia

9 марта 2017 No comments

Powerful eruption of Bezymianny volcano, Russia A powerful eruption took place at Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia around 03:00 UTC on March 9, 2017. The Aviation Color Code was first raised to Orange, then to Red. Tokyo VAAC said at 03:42 UTC, that an eruption at Bezymianny at 03:00 UTC sent ash up to 10 km... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: March 1 – 7, 2017

9 марта 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between March 1 and 7, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Chirinkotan, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka... Read more...

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Large explosive eruption ejects ash 10.6 km (35 000 feet) a.s.l., Bogoslof

8 марта 2017 No comments

A large explosive eruption began at Bogoslof volcano, Alaska at 07:36 UTC on March 8, 2017 and resulted in approximately 3 hours of significant ash emissions. The eruption comes after two weeks of relative calm. The intensity of activity as observed in seismic,... Read more...

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Huge new lava outbreak at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

8 марта 2017 No comments

A huge new outbreak just above the pali to the south of the Kilauea's 61g flow is sending many lava streams downslope, Tropical Visions videographer Mick Kalber and the Paradise Helicopters crew reported after an overflight on March 2, 2017. “Truly an... Read more...

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At least 16 sinkholes found in Johannesburg after heavy rains

8 марта 2017 No comments

At least 16 sinkholes have been identified in West Rand's Khutsong near Johannesburg, South Africa following heavy rains that hit the drought-stricken country in the wake of Tropical Cyclone «Dineo.» During the early morning hours of Sunday, March 5,... Read more...

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Tasman Tempest brings extremely heavy rain to New Zealand

8 марта 2017 No comments

Parts of Northern New Zealand are being hit by extremely heavy rain as low over the Tasman Sea extends slow-moving fronts over the region. Rain is expected to continue through Sunday, March 12, 2017, but it will not be a steady rain, all week long. Some regions saw... Read more...

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