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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 28 – March 6, 2018

7 марта 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between February 28 and March 6, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ambae, Vanuatu | Kadovar, Papua New Guinea | Kirishimayama, Kyushu (Japan) |... Read more...

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Mount Mayon volcano status lowered to Alert Level 3, Philippines

6 марта 2018 No comments

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) lowered Mayon Volcano«s status from Alert Level 4 (hazardous eruption imminent) to Alert Level 3 (decreased tendency towards hazardous eruption) on March 6, 2018. The volcano»s condition in... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.7 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

6 марта 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.7 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Papua New Guinea at 14:13 UTC on March 6, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 22.9 km (14.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 0 km. This is the strongest aftershock to... Read more...

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Explosive eruptions and ash venting at Shinmoedake (Kirishimayama), Japan

6 марта 2018 No comments

The activity at Shinmoedake volcano in Kyushu, just one of 20 Quaternary volcanoes making Kirishimayama volcano group, is at elevated levels since March 5 with near-continuous ash emissions and ejections of very hot material. At 11:20 UTC today, ash column was... Read more...

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Extreme cold results in severe agricultural damage across Europe, food prices rising

5 марта 2018 No comments

Extreme cold results in severe agricultural damage across Europe, food prices rising Record-breaking cold temperatures that hit Europe just before the start of 2018 meteorological spring, claiming lives of at least 50 people, are also responsible for severe agricultural damage. While the full extent of the damage won't be clear for quite some... Read more...

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Two damaging M4.2 earthquakes hit NE of Enid, Oklahoma

5 марта 2018 No comments

Two damaging M4.2 earthquakes hit NE of Enid, Oklahoma Two damaging M4.2 earthquakes were registered 16 km (9.9 miles) ENE of Enid, Oklahoma on March 4 and 5, 2018. The first hit at 23:17 UTC on March 4 at a depth of 1.9 km (1.18 miles) and was followed by another M4.2 at 03:40 UTC on March 5 at a depth of 5 km (3.1... Read more...

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M6.0 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea, 4th M6+ after M7.5 on February 25

4 марта 2018 No comments

M6.0 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea, 4th M6+ after M7.5 on February 25 Magnitude 6.0 aftershock hit Southern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea at 19:56 UTC on March 4, 2018. This is the 4th M6+ earthquake to hit this region after M7.5 mainshock on February 25. Unofficial reports received March 3 mention at least 156 deaths.... Read more...

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Unrest at Cleveland volcano, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange

3 марта 2018 No comments

Unrest continues at Alaska's Cleveland volcano following a small explosion detected in seismic and infrasound data at 14:57 UTC on March 2, 2018 The event generated a small volcanic cloud that drifted to the ENE at an altitude of approximately 4.5 km (15 000... Read more...

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Powerful nor’easter produces major flooding, leaves 1.6 million homes without power

2 марта 2018 No comments

More than 1.6 million homes and businesses lost power Friday, March 2, 2018 as powerful nor'easter hit Mid-Atlantic and New England. At least one person was killed and numerous injured. The storm is expected to continue affecting the region into early Saturday.... Read more...

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Mount Shinmoe erupts again, ashfall reported, Japan

1 марта 2018 No comments

Mount Shinmoe erupts again, ashfall reported, Japan Japanese Shinmoedake volcano in Kyushu started erupting again around 02:00 UTC on March 1, 2018 (11:00 local time). After six years of quiescence, this volcano roared back to life on September 7, 2017, coating nearby cities and towns with a thin layer of ash. The... Read more...

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