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New eruption at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan

20 апреля 2017 No comments

New eruption at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan A new eruption has started at Nishinoshima volcano on April 20, 2017, the Japan Meteorological Agency reports. It was characterized by the ejection of white smoke from the vicinity of the crater in the center of the island and a lava flow. The last eruption of this... Read more...

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Colombia’s Manizales hit by deadly landslide after a month’s worth of rain overnight

19 апреля 2017 No comments

A deadly landslide hit Colombia«s mountainous city of Manizales on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, after the region registered a month»s worth of rain overnight. At least 11 people were killed and 22 are missing, government officials said and added that death... Read more...

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Snowmelt causes severe floods in Kazakhstan, forces evacuations

19 апреля 2017 No comments

Severe floods are wreaking havoc across Kazakhstan over the past couple of days after this season's above-average snow started to melt, increasing river levels across the country. Floods forced thousands to evacuate, destroyed houses and power lines, roads,... Read more...

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Mount Etna’s Southeast Crater is on fire again

19 апреля 2017 No comments

Mount Etna's Southeast Crater is on fire again The fifth eruptive episode of the year is currently in progress at Italy's Mount Etna. This is the third eruptive episode in less than 10 days. Etna was calm for about 4 and a half days before the fifth eruptive episode started at 09:34 UTC on April 19, 2017.... Read more...

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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

18 апреля 2017 No comments

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

18 апреля 2017 No comments

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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