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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Peru-Ecuador border region

18 апреля 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Peru-Ecuador border region A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit sparsely populated Peru-Ecuador border region at 17:49 UTC on April 18, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.7 km (6.6 miles). Ecuador's IGEPN is reporting M6.1 at a depth 16.8 km (10.4... Read more...

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Heat wave claims 21 lives in Telangana, India

18 апреля 2017 No comments

At least 21 people have succumbed to heat strokes in the southern Indian state of Telangana over the past week as continuing heat wave conditions severely affect life. Telangana and Andhra Pradesh state governments have issued advisory appealing citizens to stay... Read more...

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Very deep M6.0 earthquake hits Fiji region

18 апреля 2017 No comments

Very deep M6.0 earthquake hits Fiji region A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Fiji region at 17:11 UTC on April 18, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 626.1 km (389 miles). The epicenter was located 242.1 km (150.4 miles) E of Levuka (population 8 360), 297.9 km (185.1... Read more...

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Slims River disappears in 4 days as glacier retreats

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Slims River disappears in 4 days as glacier retreats A retreat of the massive Kaskawulsh Glacier in northern Canada has caused the Slims River to change its course and join the Kaskawulsh River on its way toward to the Gulf of Alaska. It is the first known case of what is known as «river piracy» in modern... Read more...

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Bogoslof volcano remains in an unpredictable condition, Alaska

18 апреля 2017 No comments

Bogoslof volcano remains at a heightened state of unrest and in an unpredictable condition, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reports. No significant volcanic activity was observed at the volcano in seismic, infrasound data or satellite data over the past day,... Read more...

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Sudden increase in seismic activity under San Miguel volcano, El Salvador

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Sudden increase in seismic activity under San Miguel volcano, El Salvador El Salvador authorities are reporting a sudden increase in seismic activity under San Miguel volcano on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The last major eruptive phase of this volcano started on December 29, 2013, and ended in August 2014 (VEI 2). In a special report... Read more...

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Manam volcano eruption forces evacuations, Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea' Manam volcano erupted on April 16, 2017, forcing evacuations. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Orange. According to local media reports, residents said the volcano began belching smoke and flames around 09:00 UTC (19:00 local time) Sunday... Read more...

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Significant cold outbreak hits Europe, two more waves expected

18 апреля 2017 No comments

Forecast models have come true and Europe is now experiencing an unusually significant cold outbreak. Two more cold waves are expected before April ends, posing a significant threat to agriculture. After very warm March and the first half of April in which... Read more...

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