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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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