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At least 2 new craters formed during new Nishinoshima eruption

28 апреля 2017 No comments

After one and a half year of quiescence, Japan's Nishinoshima volcano entered a new eruptive phase on April 20, 2017, and aerial imagery now shows there are at least two new craters spewing large amounts of lava. The latest eruptions at the volcano are... Read more...

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Strong eruption at Sakurajima volcano, ash to 4.3 km (14 000 feet) a.s.l.

28 апреля 2017 No comments

Strong eruption at Sakurajima volcano, ash to 4.3 km (14 000 feet) a.s.l. A powerful explosive eruption occurred at the Showa crater of Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan at 02:01 UTC on April 28, 2017 (11:01 JST). Several smaller eruptions followed. The Japan Meteorological Agency said it is the first such... Read more...

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Very strong M6.8 earthquake hits Philippines, tsunami possible

28 апреля 2017 No comments

Very strong M6.8 earthquake hits Philippines, tsunami possible A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 (downgraded from M7.2) hit near the coast of Mindanao, Philippines at 20:23 UTC on April 28, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 40 km... Read more...

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