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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia

31 августа 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia at 17:06 UTC on August 31, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 49.5 km (30.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). According to... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: August 23 – 29, 2017

31 августа 2017 No comments

New/activity unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between August 23 — 29, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ibu, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Pacaya, Guatemala | Sangay, Ecuador. Ongoing activity: Aira,... Read more...

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Turkey hit by 28 002 earthquakes during the first 8 months of 2017

30 августа 2017 No comments

Turkey hit by 28 002 earthquakes during the first 8 months of 2017 During the first eight months of the year, Turkey has been hit by 28 002 earthquakes, making this year well on the way to be most seismically active since reliable records began. Notable uptick started in June with 4 243 earthquakes and continued in July with 4 349... Read more...

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Massive rockslope collapse with 35 fatalities caught on a remarkable video

29 августа 2017 No comments

Massive rockslope collapse with 35 fatalities caught on a remarkable video A massive landslide hit Bijie City in Zhangjiawan Township, Nayong County of southwest China's Guizhou province at about 10:40 local time on Monday, August 28, 2017, affecting 34 households. At least three people have died, seven are injured and another 32 are... Read more...

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Texas has never seen an event like this, could be the worst flooding disaster in US history

28 августа 2017 No comments

Texas has never seen an event like this, could be the worst flooding disaster in US history Category 4 Hurricane «Harvey» made landfall around 03:00 UTC on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Rockport, Texas with winds of 215 km/h (130 mph). It then stalled over the coast of central Texas, dumping extreme amounts of rain. Harvey is the first major... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea

27 августа 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Admiralty Islands archipelago, Papua New Guinea at 04:17 UTC on August 27, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 0 km.... Read more...

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Robust steam plume, new explosive eruption at Bogoslov volcano, Alaska

27 августа 2017 No comments

Robust steam plume, new explosive eruption at Bogoslov volcano, Alaska A new explosive eruption took place at Bogoslof volcano, Alaska at 00:29 UTC on August 27, 2017 and lasted about 4 minutes. The cloud produced during today's event was observed in satellite images to drift southeast from Bogoslof and pass over southern Unalaska... Read more...

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Eight missing after major landslide at Piz Cengalo, Switzerland

24 августа 2017 No comments

Eight missing after major landslide at Piz Cengalo, Switzerland Eight people are missing after a major landslide occurred at Piz Cengalo mountain in the Bregaglia range of Swiss Alps at 09:30 CET on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Experts estimate some 4 million m3 (141.2 million ft3) of rocks tumbled down the mountain, known for... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: August 16 – 22, 2017

24 августа 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between August 16 and 22, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 18 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kanlaon, Philippines | Pacaya, Guatemala | San Cristobal, Nicaragua | Sangay, Ecuador |... Read more...

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Another major landslide at Piz Cengalo after 6 injured on Sunday, Switzerland

23 августа 2017 No comments

Another major landslide at Piz Cengalo after 6 injured on Sunday, Switzerland Another major landslide took place in southern Switzerland on August 23, 2017, just three days after six hikers got hit by falling rocks in a similar incident. According to a statement issued by Bern police on Monday, August 21, six people were injured after a rock... Read more...

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