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Thomas Fire burned 242 500 acres, destroyed 751 structures and is just 30% contained

14 декабря 2017 No comments

Thomas Fire burned 242 500 acres, destroyed 751 structures and is just 30% contained The Thomas Fire in California is burning for 11 days and is 30% contained as of December 14, 2017. The fire has so far burned 242 500 acres, making it the fourth largest fire in California's history. Its cause is still under investigation. The Thomas Fire broke... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: December 6 – 12, 2017

14 декабря 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between December 6 and 12, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Kanlaon, Philippines | Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka (Russia) |... Read more...

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Dangerous lake forms after landslide at Gangotri glacier, source of River Ganges

14 декабря 2017 No comments

Authorities are monitoring a lake-like structure that formed a few months ago after a heavy landslide occurred at Gaumukh, the mouth of Gangotri glacier in Uttarakhand, India. This glacier, one of the primary sources of River Ganges, is one of the largest in the... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake near Bouvet Island, South Atlantic

13 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake near Bouvet Island, South Atlantic A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit near Bouvet Island, South Atlantic Ocean at 18:03 UTC on December 13, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 15.1 km (9.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 and a preliminary depth of 300 km (186... Read more...

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Explosion at Cleveland volcano, ash to 6 km (20 000 feet) a.s.l.

13 декабря 2017 No comments

Explosion at Cleveland volcano, ash to 6 km (20 000 feet) a.s.l. A new explosion was detected at Cleveland volcano, Alaska at 13:20 UTC on December 13, 2017. AVO raised the Aviation Color Code back to Orange. The explosion produced an eruption cloud that was observed in satellite data to an altitude of 6 km (20 000 feet) a.s.l.... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Iran

12 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Iran A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the IRSC as M6.1 hit southeastern Iran at 21:41 UTC on December 12, 2017 (01:11 local time, December 13). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km. EMSC... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits southeastern Iran

12 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits southeastern Iran A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC) as M6.2 hit southeastern Iran at 08:43 UTC (12:13 local time) on December 12, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of... Read more...

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Major flooding after rivers overflow in Emilia-Romagna, Italy

12 декабря 2017 No comments

Several days of heavy rain caused several major rivers, including Enza and Parma, to burst its banks on December 12, 2017, producing widespread flooding in Emilia-Romagna region of northeastern Italy. A critical situation is underway in Emilia-Romagna today, after... Read more...

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Extreme Cold Weather Alert issued for Toronto, seek shelter, check on loved ones

12 декабря 2017 No comments

The City of Toronto, Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Weather Alert on Monday, December 12, 2017, that will be in effect until further notice. The warning was issued based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Iran – Iraq border region

11 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Iran — Iraq border region A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC) as M6.0 hit Iran — Iraq border region at 14:09 UTC (17:39 local time) on December 11, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting it as M5.4 at a... Read more...

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