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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake off the coast of New Caledonia

31 октября 2017 No comments

Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake off the coast of New Caledonia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M7.0 hit southeast of New Caledonia at 00:42 UTC on October 31, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 17 km (10.6 miles). USGS is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 11.1 km (6.9 miles), EMSC M6.7 at... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Seram, Indonesia

31 октября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Seram, Indonesia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near Hila, Indonesia at 11:50 UTC on October 31, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 32.4 km (21.2 miles). The quake was preceded by M5.9 at 11:34 and M5.7 at 11:34 UTC. EMSC is reporting M6.3... Read more...

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Capital Ottawa breaks annual rainfall record, Canada

31 октября 2017 No comments

Canada«s capital Ottawa has broken its annual rainfall record on Monday, October 30, 2017, two months before the end of the year. As of 08:00 local time, Monday, October 30, 2017, Canada»s capital Ottawa received a total of 1 213 mm (47.75 inches) of... Read more...

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Early season snowstorm leaves 4 dead in Minnesota, record waves across Lake Superior

30 октября 2017 No comments

The first significant snowstorm to hit Minnesota this season left four people dead over the weekend. It was the earliest snow in the state since 2009. The storm also produced an 8.78-m-high wave (28.8 feet) in Lake Superior, breaking the previous Great Lakes record... Read more...

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Mount Agung’s alert level lowered to 3 (of 4), Bali, Indonesia

30 октября 2017 No comments

Mount Agung's alert level lowered to 3 (of 4), Bali, Indonesia Following a drastic decrease in seismic activity since October 20, Indonesian authorities have lowered the alert status of Agung volcano to second-highest (3 of 4) on Sunday, October 29, 2017. The Aviation Color Code was also lowered, from Orange to Yellow. Some of... Read more...

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Record rainfall hits Tanzania, causing widespread flooding

30 октября 2017 No comments

Record-breaking rainfall hit parts of Tanzania, the most flood-affected country in eastern Africa, over the past couple of days, causing widespread flooding, mudslides and major travel disruptions. More than 170 mm (6.7 inches) of rain was measured in Dar es Salaam... Read more...

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Cold temperatures break 107-year-old records in Houston, TX and Atlanta, GA

30 октября 2017 No comments

Record low temperatures were measured in both Houston, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday, October 29, 2017. George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, TX recorded 2.2 °C (36 °F) on Sunday morning, October 29, breaking the previous record low for the... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits north of Franz Josef Land, Arctic Ocean

28 октября 2017 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits north of Franz Josef Land, Arctic Ocean A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit north of Franz Josef Land, Arctic ocean at 19:11 UTC on October 28, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This is the third... Read more...

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Thousands affected, 5 dead as floods hit Central America

28 октября 2017 No comments

Thousands affected, 5 dead as floods hit Central America At least 5 people have been killed, several are missing and thousands were affected as two low-pressure centers brought heavy rain to Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala over the past couple of days. Some areas received over 300 mm (11.8 inches) within 24... Read more...

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Extreme hail accumulations in Cordoba, Argentina, 1.5 m (4.9 feet) within 15 minutes

27 октября 2017 No comments

Extreme hail accumulations in Cordoba, Argentina, 1.5 m (4.9 feet) within 15 minutes An intense storm accompanied by strong winds and extreme amounts of hail hit the province of Cordoba, central Argentina on Thursday afternoon, October 26, 2017, causing extensive infrastructural and agricultural damage. The worst affected were the cities of Rio... Read more...

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