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Major flooding hits Albania, paralyzing ports and suspending air traffic

1 декабря 2017 No comments

Major flooding hits Albania, paralyzing ports and suspending air traffic A severe storm hit Albania on Thursday, November 30, 2017, and continued affecting the country on December 1, causing severe flooding in central areas of the country. Citizens are urged to follow official advice and avoid unnecessary travel as the situation is... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Iran, dozens of aftershocks

1 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Iran, dozens of aftershocks ​​A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center (IRSC) as M6.1 hit Kerman Province, Iran at 02:32 UTC (06:02 local time) on December 1, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS and EMSC registered it as... Read more...

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

1 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Papua New Guinea at 02:50 UTC on December 1, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 52.7 km (32.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 74 km (46 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.2 at a... Read more...

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400 000 affected, 5 killed in southern Thailand floods

1 декабря 2017 No comments

Annual monsoon rains are causing heavy floods in parts of southern Thailand since November 25. Nearly 400 000 people are affected and at least 5 killed, authorities said. A number of provinces have declared disaster zones in various districts. The worst affected is... Read more...

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Unusual M4.1 earthquake near Dover, Delaware

1 декабря 2017 No comments

Unusual M4.1 earthquake near Dover, Delaware A moderately strong earthquake initially registered by the USGS as M5.1 and later revised to M4.1 hit near Dover, Delaware at 21:47 UTC on November 30, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles). EMSC is reporting M4.4 at a depth of 6 km (3.7 miles).... Read more...

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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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