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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake near Balleny Islands / South Magnetic Pole

8 октября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake near Balleny Islands / South Magnetic Pole A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS was recorded near Balleny Islands / South Magnetic Pole at 20:48 UTC on October 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Tonga

8 октября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Tonga A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Tonga at 14:04 UTC on October 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). GFZ is reporting M5.7 at the same depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 154.3 km (95.9... Read more...

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Strong M5.9 earthquake hits Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

6 октября 2017 No comments

Strong M5.9 earthquake hits Fukushima Prefecture, Japan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.9 hit Fukushima Prefecture, Japan at 14:56 UTC (23:56 JST) on October 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 50 km (31 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.4 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles); USGS M5.4 at a... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

6 октября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit off the east coast of Honshu at 07:59 UTC on October 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS and EMSC are reporting the same magnitude and depth. According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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Explosions at Fuego volcano ejecting ash up to 5 km (16 404 feet) a.s.l., Guatemala

6 октября 2017 No comments

Explosive activity at Guatemala's Fuego volcano is increasing over the past couple of hours, INSIVUMEH said in a special bulletin issued 16:00 UTC on October 5, 2017. The explosions are loaded with abundant ash that reaches a height of approximately 5 km (16 404... Read more...

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At least 22 people killed as Tropical Storm “Nate” hits Central America

6 октября 2017 No comments

At least 22 people killed as Tropical Storm «Nate» hits Central America As of early October 6, 2017, Tropical Storm «Nate» is blamed for the deaths of at least 22 people, 15 in Nicaragua and 7 in Costa Rica. However, there are 15 people still missing in Costa Rica and the death toll is expected to rise. The storm hit Nicaragua... Read more...

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Eruptive activity at Ambae remains stable, Alert Level lowered to 3

6 октября 2017 No comments

Eruptive activity at Ambae remains stable, Alert Level lowered to 3 The eruptive activity remains stable at Ambae (Aoba) volcano in Vanuatu and the Alert Level was lowered to Level 3 from Level 4 on October 6, 2017, the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported 04:11 UTC (15:11 local time) today. The volcanic... Read more...

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Seismicity increasing at Shinmoedake volcano, alert level raised

5 октября 2017 No comments

Seismicity increasing at Shinmoedake volcano, alert level raised The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has raised the alert level for the Shinmoedake volcano, part of the Kirishimayama volcanic group in Kyushu, Japan, from 1 to 2 on October 5, 2017. The increase in volcanic earthquakes under the volcano was first detected on... Read more...

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September 2017: most active month on record in terms of Atlantic tropical cyclone ACE

5 октября 2017 No comments

September 2017: most active month on record in terms of Atlantic tropical cyclone ACE The North Atlantic basin was extremely active in September 2017. Four tropical cyclones formed, all of which became hurricanes, and three of those four became major hurricanes, NWS National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida said in their Monthly Tropical Weather... Read more...

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Impressive eruption of Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

5 октября 2017 No comments

An impressive eruption took place at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano at 07:26 UTC (02:26 local time) today. The eruption ejected incandescent fragments up to 600 m (1 968 feet) from the crater an generated a column of ash that reached a height of about 2... Read more...

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