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M4.1 earthquake hits Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland

22 марта 2018 No comments

M4.1 earthquake hits Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland Magnitude 4.1 earthquake was registered in the southern part of the Bardarabunga volcano caldera, Iceland on March 21, 2018. The quake hit at 22:56 UTC at a depth of 4.5 km (2.8 miles). It was followed M2.6 at 23:02 and 2.5 at 00:38 UTC, March 22 and half a dozen of... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm under Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand

21 марта 2018 No comments

An episode of volcanic earthquakes is occurring beneath Mount Ruapehu since March 15, 2018. This is a common observation during a heating phase of the crater lake (Te Wai ā-moe), GeoNet scientist Brad Scott reports. Crater lake's current temperature of 39... Read more...

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Intense storms hit Spain, leaving at least 2 people dead

21 марта 2018 No comments

Intense storms hit Spain over the past few days, especially its north, northwestern and southern areas, bringing heavy rain, snow and strong winds to the area. According to media reports, as of March 20, one person has been killed in Jaen province and one in Seville... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 14 – 20, 2018

21 марта 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between March 14 and 20, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ambae, Vanuatu | Kick 'em Jenny, North of Grenada | Kikai, Japan | Kirishimayama, Kyushu... Read more...

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White Island’s Crater Lake reforming after recent cyclones, New Zealand

21 марта 2018 No comments

White Island's Crater Lake reforming after recent cyclones, New Zealand Activity at New Zealand's White Island remains quiet after a small earthquake swarm nearby. While there are no apparent changes in activity after the swarm, scientists noted the reappearance of a Crater Lake on the floor of the Active Crater area. GeoNet... Read more...

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Heavy flooding, debris flows expected in Southern California as dangerous atmospheric river forms in Pacific

20 марта 2018 No comments

Heavy flooding, debris flows expected in Southern California as dangerous atmospheric river forms in Pacific An atmospheric river event is expected to plummet Southern California bringing heavy rain and snow into the area. Flash flood warnings have been issued in parts of Southern California, with potentially very dangerous debris flows expected as the strongest storm of... Read more...

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Very intense storm turns streets of Belo Horizonte into raging rivers, Brazil

20 марта 2018 No comments

A short but very intense storm wreaked havoc in the city of Belo Horizonte and other areas of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil on March 16, 2018. According to Civil Defense, 74.6 mm (2.93 inches) of rain fell in just 20 minutes, which is around half the historical... Read more...

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New crevasses near Suswa shield volcano raise concerns, Great Rift Valley, Kenya

20 марта 2018 No comments

New crevasses appeared in Suswa shield volcano area, Kenya on March 19, 2018, severely damaging busy Mai Mahiu-Narok road just one week after a similar incident occurred on the same road. The tear is as much as 15 meters (50 feet) deep and more than 20 meters (65... Read more...

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Widespread damage after major flooding in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

19 марта 2018 No comments

Heavy rains and overflowing rivers in Puerto Plata province of Dominican Republic, caused major flooding on March 17, 2018. Hundreds of homes were affected, and significant loss of property is reported in some parts of the region. Heavy rain started affecting the... Read more...

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Fast-moving wildfire wipes out 69 homes in Tathra, Australia

19 марта 2018 No comments

A fast-moving wildfire engulfed Tathra, a small seaside town with a population of 1 622 located on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia late March 18, 2018, destroying at least 69 homes and damaging 39. According to NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS), the fire... Read more...

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