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Heavy rainfall floods Hawaii, early season snowfall at volcanic peaks

30 ноября 2017 No comments

Heavy rainfall floods Hawaii, early season snowfall at volcanic peaks Volcanic summits on Hawaii's Big Island are experiencing a mix of snow and rain accompanied by gusty winds. At the same time, heavy rainfall is falling on the rest of the state, forcing authorities to issue flash and areal flood warnings, watches and advisories.... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

30 ноября 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS hit Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 06:32 UTC on November 30, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC registered it as M6.5 at a depth of 10 km. According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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Time between world-changing volcanic super-eruptions less than previously thought

30 ноября 2017 No comments

Time between world-changing volcanic super-eruptions less than previously thought After analyzing a database of geological records dated within the last 100 000 years, a team of scientists from the University of Bristol has discovered the average time between so-called volcanic super-eruptions is actually much less than previously thought.... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 22 – 28, 2017

29 ноября 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes between November 22 and 28, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA). Ongoing activity: Aira,... Read more...

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New crater discovered at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

29 ноября 2017 No comments

New crater discovered at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico A new crater was discovered at Mexico«s Popocatépetl volcano and authorities expect the volcano to continue throwing new material towards the surface in the coming days, Dr. Carlos Valdés, the director of Mexico»s National Center for Disaster... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm detected near Herðubreið, Askja volcanic area, Iceland

28 ноября 2017 No comments

Earthquake swarm detected near Herðubreið, Askja volcanic area, Iceland A notable amount of earthquakes occurred near Herðubreið, Iceland's Askja volcanic area on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, with magnitudes ranging from 0.4 to 2.0 and depths between 2.5 and 12.8 km (1.5 — 8 miles). In total, the Icelandic Met Office (IMO)... Read more...

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11 killed, thousands of homes affected as floods and landslides hit Java, Indonesia

28 ноября 2017 No comments

11 killed, thousands of homes affected as floods and landslides hit Java, Indonesia At least 11 people have been killed after heavy rain produced by Tropical Cyclone «Cempaka» triggered severe floods and landslides in East Java, Indonesia on November 28, 2017. Cempaka is the first named storm of the 2017/18 Australian region cyclone... Read more...

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of New Ireland, P.N.G.

27 ноября 2017 No comments

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of New Ireland, P.N.G. A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 07:11 UTC on November 27, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 57.8 km (35.9 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 60 km... Read more...

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Agung eruption shifts to magmatic, alert level at highest, lahars, 100 000 evacuating

27 ноября 2017 No comments

Agung eruption shifts to magmatic, alert level at highest, lahars, 100 000 evacuating Around 100 000 residents living near erupting Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia have been told to evacuate, officials said Monday, November 27, 2017. Late Saturday, November 25, hours the after the second phreatic eruption within a week started, Agung shifted into... Read more...

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High volcanic gas emission and Crater Lake temperature at Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand

25 ноября 2017 No comments

An increase in volcanic gas emissions and sustained high lake temperature (Te Wai Ā-Moe) suggest a slightly higher level of activity at New Zealand's Mount Ruapehu, GeoNet reports. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at 1 and the Aviation Color Code at Green. The... Read more...

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