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Intense earthquake swarm at Tjörnes Fracture Zone, Iceland

16 февраля 2018 No comments

Intense earthquake swarm at Tjörnes Fracture Zone, Iceland An intense earthquake swarm is taking place at Tjörnes Fracture Zone volcano near Grimsey island, Iceland over the past 7 days. More than 1 100 of earthquakes were detected in this region since Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The last known eruption of this... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Islands

16 февраля 2018 No comments

Earthquake swarm under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Islands A new seismic swarm started under Cumbre Vieja volcano (La Palma), the Canary Islands on February 10, 2018. Quakes in this latest swarm are stronger than those in the previous swarm in October 2017, the first swarm in this area in 30 years. National Geographic... Read more...

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A month’s worth of rain in 60 minutes floods Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

16 февраля 2018 No comments

A month's worth of rain in 60 minutes floods Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A powerful storm hit Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the morning of February 15, 2018 with a month's worth of rain in just one hour. The storm flooded homes and roads, downed trees and caused substantial structural damage. At least 4 people were killed and 30 injured.... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 7 – 13, 2018

15 февраля 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between February 7 and 13, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fuego, Guatemala | Kadovar, Papua New Guinea | Mayon, Luzon (Philippines).Ongoing activity:... Read more...

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Road collapse near Vatican City in Rome destroys 7 cars, 20 families evacuated

15 февраля 2018 No comments

A large stretch of a road near Vatican City in northwestern Rome, Italy collapsed on February 14, 2018, taking with it seven parked cars. There were no injuries reported but 2 nearby buildings with 22 families were ordered to evacuate. The event followed a day of... Read more...

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Mount Agung erupts ash 4.5 km a.s.l., Alert Level remains at 3

13 февраля 2018 No comments

Mount Agung erupts ash 4.5 km a.s.l., Alert Level remains at 3 Mount Agung erupted at 03:49 UTC on February 13, 2018, ejecting a column of ash up to 4.5 km (15 000 feet) above sea level, that's 1.5 km (5 000 feet) above the crater. The eruption comes two days after authorities lowered Alert Level from 4 to 3, the second... Read more...

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Devil’s Woodyard mud volcano awakens after 23 years, Trinidad and Tobago

13 февраля 2018 No comments

A new volcanic activity is taking place at Devil's Woodyard mud volcano in Trinidad and Tobago. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1995, killing 1 person and leaving 31 families homeless. The first set of eruptions started at approximately 22:00 UTC... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm under dormant Furnas volcano, Azores

13 февраля 2018 No comments

Earthquake swarm under dormant Furnas volcano, Azores More than 100 earthquakes were registered under dormant Furnas volcano on the island of Sao Miguel, the Azores on February 11 and 12, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano was in 1630 (VEI 5). It was one of the largest Holocene explosive eruptions in the Azores... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Northern Mariana Islands

11 февраля 2018 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Northern Mariana Islands A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Northern Mariana Islands at 23:14 UTC on February 11, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According to the USGS,... Read more...

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Unofficial world record for largest hailstone set on February 8 – 23 cm (9 inches) in Cordoba, Argentina

10 февраля 2018 No comments

Unofficial reports coming from Cordoba, Argentina mention a 23 cm (9 inches) large hailstone that fell on February 8, 2018. If confirmed, this will break the current world record for largest hailstone. A violent hailstorm hit Cordoba, Argentina on Thursday... Read more...

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