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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits Near Islands, tsunami not expected

2 июня 2017 No comments

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits Near Islands, tsunami not expected A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit off Near Islands, Alaska at 22:24 UTC (14:24 AKDT) on June 2, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 4.3 km (2.7 miles). GFZ Potsdam is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).... Read more...

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Massive sandstorm sweeps through Khartoum, Sudan

2 июня 2017 No comments

A massive sandstorm swept through the Sudanese capital Khartoum on June 1, 2017, turning day into night and burying several homes. The storm has brought vast amounts of sand and dust into the city, burying several homes and severely limiting visibility, CGTN... Read more...

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Deadly 600 mm (23.6 in) of rain within 11 hours floods Taiwan, shuts down nuclear plant

2 июня 2017 No comments

Deadly 600 mm (23.6 in) of rain within 11 hours floods Taiwan, shuts down nuclear plant Brutal amounts of rainfall hit northern Taiwan today, June 2, 2017, killing at least 1 person, leaving 2 missing and injuring more than 20. Heavy rain toppled electricity pylon near New Taipei's Jinshan Nuclear Power Plant, resulting in the automatic shutdown of... Read more...

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Tropical Storm “Beatriz” inundates Mexico, leaving 2 dead and 2 missing

2 июня 2017 No comments

Tropical Storm «Beatriz» inundates Mexico, leaving 2 dead and 2 missing Tropical Depression 02E strengthened into Tropical Storm «Beatriz» before striking Mexico near Puerto Angel, Oaxaca late Thursday afternoon, June 1, 2017. As of Friday afternoon, the storm claimed lives of at least 2 people and left 2 people missing.... Read more...

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