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Shallow M6.0 earthquake off Bouvet Island, South Atlantic Ocean

23 октября 2017 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake off Bouvet Island, South Atlantic Ocean A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit off the coast of Bouvet Island, South Atlantic Ocean at 08:32 UTC on October 23, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles).... Read more...

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Powerful eruption of Tinakula volcano, ash to 10.7 km (35 000 feet), Solomon Islands

21 октября 2017 No comments

Powerful eruption of Tinakula volcano, ash to 10.7 km (35 000 feet), Solomon Islands After more than 5 years of quiescence, a powerful eruption started at Tinakula volcano, Temoto Province, Solomon Islands at 19:20 UTC on October 20, 2017. A second eruption was registered at 23:40 UTC. Heavy ashfall was reported on nearby islands. According to the... Read more...

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Gas emission observed over Mount Michael, South Atlantic Ocean

21 октября 2017 No comments

Gas emission observed over Mount Michael, South Atlantic Ocean Satellite images acquired October 15, 2017 show what appears to be a gas emission originating from Mount Michael on Saunders Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Prior to August 2015, the most recent eruptive activity detected was in the second half of 2012. Gas emissions... Read more...

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Drone views steam plumes inside the crater of Agung volcano, Bali

21 октября 2017 No comments

On Thursday, October 19, a surveillance drone detected that the fracture in the crater of Agung volcano, Bali, Indonesia had widened since the satellite image taken Wednesday. While seismic activity under Agung is still increased, the seismic energy continues to... Read more...

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Mountainside collapse in Oman leaves several people trapped

20 октября 2017 No comments

Mountainside collapse in Oman leaves several people trapped Several people are feared trapped under rubble after a mountainside collapsed on them in Samail Province, Oman on October 19, 2017. According to a statement from the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA), preliminary information indicates the... Read more...

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Record rain wreaks havoc across Queensland, affects food supply

20 октября 2017 No comments

Record-breaking rain and flooding it caused wreaked havoc across Queensland, Australia during the past 7 days, forcing evacuations, causing power outages, road closures, and widespread crop losses. At least 1 person has been killed and six are missing. For farmers,... Read more...

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Ophelia created biggest waves ever recorded off Irish coast

20 октября 2017 No comments

Ophelia created biggest waves ever recorded off Irish coast The M5 buoy off the southeast coast of Ireland recorded one individual wave reached a startling height of 17.81 m (58.4 feet) on Monday, October 16, 2017, the Irish Weather Buoy Network (IWBN) confirms. This is now the biggest individual wave ever recorded off the... Read more...

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Widespread riverine flooding hits Trinidad and Tobago, heavy rain to last for days

20 октября 2017 No comments

Heavy rain that started Wednesday, October 18, 2017 caused major floods in parts of Trinidad and Tobago, leaving numerous submerged homes, roads and farms and thousands of marooned citizens. The threat for moderate to heavy showers, additional flooding and... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 11 – 17, 2017

19 октября 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between October 11 and 17, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Ambrym, Vanuatu | Aoba, Vanuatu | Kirishimayama, Kyushu (Japan) |... Read more...

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Study estimates about 2.1 million people in United States use wells high in arsenic

19 октября 2017 No comments

Study estimates about 2.1 million people in United States use wells high in arsenic A new study by the US Geological Survey and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates about 2.1 million people in the United States. may be getting their drinking water from private domestic wells considered to have high concentrations of arsenic,... Read more...

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