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Lolo Peak fire grows to 32 328 acres, burns two homes, kills one – Montana

23 августа 2017 No comments

Lolo Peak fire grows to 32 328 acres, burns two homes, kills one — Montana The Lolo Peak fire in Montana has burned 13 082 hectares (32 328 acres) of land since a lightning started it on July 15, 2017. As of August 22, the fire is just 14% contained, it burned two homes, claimed one firefighter's life and injured another. There are... Read more...

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Shallow M4.3 earthquake hits Ischia, killing 1 and injuring 26, Italy

22 августа 2017 No comments

Shallow M4.3 earthquake hits Ischia, killing 1 and injuring 26, Italy A very shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M4.3 hit near the volcanic island of Ischia at 18:57 UTC (20:57 CET) on August 21, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). USGS is reporting M4.3 and a depth of 10.4 km (6.4 miles). Italy's... Read more...

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Floods affect 16 million, kill 500 in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

19 августа 2017 No comments

More than 16 million people in Nepal, India and Bangladesh are affected by monsoon floods in one of the most serious crises the region has seen in many years, IFRC reports. So far, floods in those three countries are thought to have killed about 500 people.... Read more...

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Sierra Leone landslide – 450 bodies found, 810 still missing

19 августа 2017 No comments

Five days after the fatal floods and landslides in Sierra Leone's Freetown area, rainfall continues and the threat of further landslides remains. As of August 19, up to 450 bodies have been removed from the rubble in 13 communities in and around Freetown. 300 of... Read more...

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Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji

19 августа 2017 No comments

Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Fiji at 02:00 UTC on August 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 538.6 km (334 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 527 km (327 miles). The epicenter was located 194.4 km (120.8 miles) E... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: August 9 – 15, 2017

18 августа 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between August 9 and 15, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 21 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Pacaya, Guatemala | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) |... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake north of Ascension Island

18 августа 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake north of Ascension Island A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit north of Ascension Island, North Atlantic Ocean at 02:59 UTC on August 18, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 762.4 km (473.7 miles) N of Georgetown... Read more...

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Ash emission from San Cristobal volcano affects 50 000 people, Nicaragua

18 августа 2017 No comments

Nicaraguan authorities reported a new ash emission started at San Cristobal volcano early Friday morning, August 18, 2017. The last eruption of this volcano took place on April 22, 2016. The volcano began degassing Friday morning, followed by an expulsion of ash... Read more...

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Kanlaon volcano alert status raised, Philippines

18 августа 2017 No comments

The Philippine Insitute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised the alert status of Kanlaon volcano, the most active of the central Philippines, from Alert Level 0 (normal) to Alert Level 1 (abnormal) on August 18, 2017. The local government units and the... Read more...

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Landslide hits a village in Congo, killing at least 40 people

17 августа 2017 No comments

A large landslide has swept over a fishing village on the banks of Lake Albert, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, killing at least 40 people. There are reports mentioning 60 casualties, but they are yet to be confirmed. The slide hit... Read more...

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