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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

30 июня 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico at 03:56 UTC on June 30, 2018 (22:56 local time, June 29). The agency is reporting a depth of 24.8 km (15.4 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw 6.0 at a depth of 44 km... Read more...

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At least 23 killed, 11 missing after heavy rain floods northern Vietnam

29 июня 2018 No comments

At least 23 people have been killed and 11 are still missing after severe storms hit Vietnam's northern mountainous provinces. The worst affected are Hà Giang, Lai Châu, Lào Cai and Điện Biên. Authorities said that water level in... Read more...

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Active volcano heat source discovered under fastest-moving and melting glacier in Antarctica

29 июня 2018 No comments

Active volcano heat source discovered under fastest-moving and melting glacier in Antarctica Scientists have discovered active volcano heat source under Antartica's fastest-moving and melting glacier — Pine Island Glacier. The surprising find, published recently in Nature Communications, offers insight into the movement and melting of the Pine Island... Read more...

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Severe drought affecting 40% of Inner Mongolia, China

28 июня 2018 No comments

A persistent drought is affecting as much as 40% of China's remote northwestern region of Inner Mongolia, causing over US$91 million in direct economic losses. The regional weather bureau said Inner Mongolia has seen 25% less rainfall since mid-June and is... Read more...

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New eruption of Mount Agung disrupts air travel, Bali, Indonesia

28 июня 2018 No comments

Several eruptions were registered at Indonesia's Mount Agung volcano in Bali on June 27 and 28, 2018. The eruptions produced a dense ash plume that rose up to 5 km above sea level and forced AirAsia to cancel numerous flights on June 28. Officials in Ngurah Rai... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: June 20 – 26, 2018

28 июня 2018 No comments

New activity was observed at 7 volcanoes between June 20 and 26, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fernandina, Ecuador | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Ibu, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Kadovar,... Read more...

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Record-breaking summer snow blankets Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

27 июня 2018 No comments

Snow fell on parts of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada on Monday, June 26, 2018, and authorities warned residents there was a risk of snow and frost into Tuesday, both on the island and in the Big Land. According to Environment Canada (EC), the temperature was... Read more...

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Alerts raised for Cleveland volcano after detection of small lava flow, Alaska

27 июня 2018 No comments

The Alaska Volcano Observatory has raised the Aviation Color Code for Cleveland volcano from Yellow to Orange on June 26, 2018, after detection of small lava flow inside summit crater. The last detected explosive activity at Cleveland volcano occurred May 5, 2018.... Read more...

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Intense eruption starts at Sierra Negra volcano, evacuations ordered, Galapagos, Ecuador

27 июня 2018 No comments

Intense eruption starts at Sierra Negra volcano, evacuations ordered, Galapagos, Ecuador A new eruption started at Sierra Negra volcano, Galapagos, Ecuador around 21:40 UTC (13:40 local time) on June 26, 2018, following intense seismicity in recent weeks. The eruption produced a plume of volcanic ash mixed with SO2 and other gases which is rising up to... Read more...

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Destructive flash floods hit parts of Greece

27 июня 2018 No comments

Destructive flash floods hit parts of Greece on June 26, 2018, causing serious structural damage. Numerous rivers burst their banks across the mainland, sending high-speed flood waters through populated regions. One of the worst-hit areas is the town of Mandra, the... Read more...

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