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Powerful M6.8 earthquake hits near the coast of Guatemala

22 июня 2017 No comments

Powerful M6.8 earthquake hits near the coast of Guatemala A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit near the coast of Guatemala at 12:31 UTC (06:31 local time) on June 22, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). USGS issued... Read more...

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Details emerge about Greenland tsunami, and a new video

21 июня 2017 No comments

Details emerge about Greenland tsunami, and a new video New details have emerged about the Greenland landslide that occurred in Karrat Fjord and the deadly tsunami it produced late Saturday (local time), June 17, 2017. The tsunami hit the village of Nuugaatsiaq just after 23:00 local time on June 17 (01:00 UTC on June... Read more...

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Large landslide kills at least 11 people in Huehuetenango, Guatemala

20 июня 2017 No comments

A large landslide caused by heavy rains hit Guatemala's municipality of San Pedro Soloma, department of Huehuetenango, at 05:30 (local time) on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, killing at least 11 people. According to CONRED, a part of a hillside collapsed, spilled onto... Read more...

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Powerful multi-vortex tornado destroys a village in Kurgan, Russia

20 июня 2017 No comments

A powerful multi-vortex tornado hit the small Russian village of Pesyanoye, just south of the city of Kurgan in the Mokrousovsky District of Kurgan Oblast, on June 18, 2017. The event was accompanied by heavy rain, strong winds and large hail. According to available... Read more...

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Yellowstone earthquake swarm continues, causing panic

20 июня 2017 No comments

Yellowstone earthquake swarm continues, causing panic An energetic earthquake swarm that started on June 12, 2017 on the western edge of Yellowstone National Park continues, leading many people into panic mode. However, there is no indication that this supervolcano will experience a catastrophic eruption in the... Read more...

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43 000 homes without power as Bay Area sets record highs, California

19 июня 2017 No comments

43 000 homes without power as Bay Area sets record highs, California According to data provided by the National Weather Service, nine cities in San Francisco Bay Area have set daily high temperature records on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Although temperatures remained high through Monday and meteorologists said more records might be... Read more...

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Intense rains and snowstorms hit central and southern Chile

19 июня 2017 No comments

Intense rains and snowstorms affecting central and southern Chile since June 15, 2017 have left at least 4 people dead, 3 000 homeless, more than 45 000 customers without power and nearly 10 000 without drinking water. Most of those displaced live in the southern... Read more...

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Deadly floods hit Niger as rainy season begins

19 июня 2017 No comments

At least 14 people have died after heavy rains on June 13 and 14, 2017 caused severe damage and flooding in several parts of West African country of Niger. The country's rainy season lasts from June to September and peaks in July and August. Heavy rains that... Read more...

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Tropical Storm “Bret” forms, threatens Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and Windward Islands

19 июня 2017 No comments

Tropical Storm «Bret» forms, threatens Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and Windward Islands An unusually early tropical storm has formed in the Atlantic Ocean near Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago at 21:00 UTC on June 19, 2017 and was named Bret. This is the earliest Atlantic MDR (Main Development Region) named storm since records began in 1851. The prior... Read more...

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Deep M6.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji

18 июня 2017 No comments

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit south of Fiji at 22:26 UTC on June 17, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 518.2 km (322 miles). The epicenter was located 626.2 km (389.1 miles) WSW of Haveluloto (population 3 417), 627.9 km... Read more...

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