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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits coastal Ecuador

30 июня 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits coastal Ecuador A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the IGEPN as M6.3 hit very near the coast Ecuador at 22:29 UTC (17:29 local time) on June 30, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). USGS registered it as M6.0 at a depth of 7.4 km (4.5 miles). The... Read more...

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Extreme flash flooding in northern Illinois after 152 mm (6 inches) of rain in 4 hours

30 июня 2017 No comments

Extreme flash flooding in northern Illinois after 152 mm (6 inches) of rain in 4 hours Severe storms that hit parts of northern Illinois on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, dumped more than 152 mm (6 inches) of rain in less than 4 hours, NWS said. The rains caused extreme flash flooding in many areas, including Rockford area which became impassable. Some of... Read more...

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Steep drop in natural and human-caused fires worldwide

30 июня 2017 No comments

Steep drop in natural and human-caused fires worldwide Researchers using NASA satellites to detect fires and burn scars from space have found that an ongoing transition from nomadic cultures to settled lifestyles and intensifying agriculture has led to a steep drop in the use of fire for land clearing and an overall... Read more...

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Heavy monsoon rains cause massive floods, leave 25 dead in Pakistan

30 июня 2017 No comments

Heavy monsoon rains cause massive floods, leave 25 dead in Pakistan Heavy monsoon rains started affecting Pakistan this week, causing massive floods and leaving widespread power outages. As of June 30, 2017, at least 25 people have lost their lives and dozens were injured within 48 hours, officials said. Capital Karachi, Sindh... Read more...

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Deep M6.0 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand

29 июня 2017 No comments

Deep M6.0 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand at 07:03 UTC on June 29, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 392.3 km (244 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M5.8 (preliminary) at a depth of 448 km... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: June 21 – 27, 2017

29 июня 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between June 21 and 27, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Pavlof, United States |... Read more...

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Increased seismic activity at underwater Lō‘ihi volcano, Hawaii

28 июня 2017 No comments

Increased seismic activity at underwater Lō‘ihi volcano, Hawaii Since the end of February 2017, the Hawaii Volcano Observatory (HVO) seismic analysts have noted a slight uptick in the number of earthquakes near underwater Lō‘ihi volcano. The quakes appear to be clustered roughly 10 to 12 km (6 — 7 miles) below sea level... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

28 июня 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands, New Zealand A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M6.4 hit Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 18:20 UTC on June 28, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 8 km (5 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (8 miles). According to the... Read more...

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Sinkhole opens at Wickiup Reservoir, ground ‘highly unstable’

28 июня 2017 No comments

Sinkhole opens at Wickiup Reservoir, ground «highly unstable» A relatively large sinkhole has opened up on the edge of Wickiup Reservoir, Oregon's second-largest reservoir, and is slowly draining the water in. The area has been roped off and officials are warning visitors to keep away as the ground is unstable and... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm near Reno, Nevada – California border region

28 июня 2017 No comments

Earthquake swarm near Reno, Nevada — California border region An earthquake swarm is in progress north of Lake Tahoe, California, just west of Reno, Nevada. The sequence started with a shallow M3.7 at 09:02 UTC (02:02 PDT) on June 27, 2017. By 07:21 UTC on June 28, the Nevada Seismological Lab and USGS registered 40... Read more...

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