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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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Strong phreatic eruption at Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia

25 ноября 2017 No comments

Strong phreatic eruption at Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia A strong phreatic eruption started at Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia at 09:30 UTC (17:30 WIB) on Saturday, November 25, 2017. This is the second eruption of this volcano since Tuesday, November 21. Although significantly stronger, the Alert Level remains at second... Read more...

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New strong explosions at Popocatepetl, ash to 8.5 km (28 000 feet) a.s.l.

25 ноября 2017 No comments

A new strong explosion occurred at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at about 04:52 UTC on Saturday, November 25, 2017 (22:52 local time, November 24). The event follows two strong explosions at 23:12 and 23:54 UTC on Friday and the strongest eruption at this... Read more...

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Major flooding hits Montego Bay, causing severe infrastructural damage, Jamaica

24 ноября 2017 No comments

Major flooding hit Jamaica«s Montego Bay, the capital of Saint James Parish in the country»s northwest, on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. The flooding brought traffic to a standstill, flooded buildings, stranded numerous residents and resulted in severe... Read more...

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Downtown Los Angeles records warmest Thanksgiving on record

24 ноября 2017 No comments

An upper-level ridge of high pressure is pushing desert air toward the Southern California and NW Mexico for the second day in a row, causing record-breaking temperatures across the region. A record high temperature of 33.3 °C (92 °F) was registered in... Read more...

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Strongest eruption since 2013 at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

24 ноября 2017 No comments

On Thursday, November 23, 2017, Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano experienced its strongest eruption since 2013. Ashfall was reported in nearby communities, mainly to the south and southeast. The eruption started at 20:13 UTC (14:13 local time), producing a plume of... Read more...

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