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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Auckland Islands, M5.1 Cook Strait, New Zealand

20 сентября 2017 No comments

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Auckland Islands, M5.1 Cook Strait, New Zealand A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Auckland Islands, New Zealand at 01:43 UTC (13:43 local time) on September 20, 2017. The quake hit at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). GFZ Potsdam (GEOFON) is reporting the same magnitude and depth.... Read more...

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Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu

20 сентября 2017 No comments

Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Vanuatu at 20:09 UTC on September 20, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 200.2 km (125 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 204 km (126 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Extremely dangerous M7.1 earthquake hits Puebla, Mexico

19 сентября 2017 No comments

Extremely dangerous M7.1 earthquake hits Puebla, Mexico A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit Puebla, Mexico at 18:14 UTC on September 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 51 km (31.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). There are 8 530 000 people living within 100 km... Read more...

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Alert level for Agung volcano raised to 3 (of 4), Bali, Indonesia

19 сентября 2017 No comments

Alert level for Agung volcano raised to 3 (of 4), Bali, Indonesia The Alert Level for Agung volcano in Karangasem district of the Indonesian province of Bali was raised from 2 to 3 (of 4) on September 18, 2017, following a sharp increase in volcanic earthquakes on September 17. Authorities raised the alert to 2 on September 14,... Read more...

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56 dead, 200 000 homeless and 11 000 homes destroyed as floods ravage Niger

19 сентября 2017 No comments

At least 56 people have been killed, nearly 200 000 are homeless and more than 11 000 homes have been destroyed by floods since the start of the rainy season in May, country's interior ministry reported Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The hardest hit is capital... Read more...

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Under construction Nam Ao dam bursts, causing severe flash flooding, Laos

18 сентября 2017 No comments

An under construction Nam Ao Hydropower Project in Phaxay district, Xieng Khuang Province of Laos burst on September 11, 2017, causing severe flash flooding. According to KPL, Lao News Agency, many farmlands of people in Thathom district, Xaysomboun Province have... Read more...

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Strong explosion at Zhupanovsky, ash cloud to 7 km (23 000 feet) a.s.l.

17 сентября 2017 No comments

Strong explosion at Zhupanovsky, ash cloud to 7 km (23 000 feet) a.s.l. A strong ash explosion was observed at Zhupanovsky volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 23:30 UTC on September 16, 2017. According to data provided by the Tokyo VAAC, ash cloud reached a height of 7 km (23 000 feet) above sea level and drifted southwest. This is the first... Read more...

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Typhoon “Doksuri” hits Vietnam with powerful winds and heavy rain

15 сентября 2017 No comments

Typhoon «Doksuri» hits Vietnam with powerful winds and heavy rain Typhoon «Doksuri» made landfall near Quong Dong, Ha Tinh province of northern Vietnam around 03:00 UTC on September 15, 2017 with maximum sustained winds of 148 km/h (92 mph) and gusts to 185 km/h (115 mph). This made Doksuri a Category 2 hurricane... Read more...

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Alert level raised for Agung volcano, site of one of the largest eruptions of 20th century

15 сентября 2017 No comments

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for the Agung volcano in Karangasem district of the province of Bali from 1 to 2 (of 4) on Thursday, September 14, 2017, following an increase in volcanic earthquakes detected on Wednesday, September 13. The last... Read more...

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Large slow-moving landslide captured on video, Tibet

14 сентября 2017 No comments

A dramatic earthflow, slow-moving landslide, occurred in Qinghai province's Dimye village, Tibet on September 7, 2017 and was captured on video. Geophysicist and disaster researcher Mika McKinnon said the flow might be associated with the melting permafrost,... Read more...

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