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Meteotsunami floods islands of Mallorca and Menorca, Spain

17 июля 2018 No comments

Meteotsunami floods islands of Mallorca and Menorca, Spain A meteotsunami formed in the Mediterranean Sea near the coast of Spain early July 16, 2018, and flooded the coasts of Mallorca and Menorca, Spain’s Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea. According to local media, a wave as high as 1.5 meters (5 feet) hit... Read more...

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Lava bomb hits a tour boat in Hawaii, injuring 23 people

17 июля 2018 No comments

Lava bomb hits a tour boat in Hawaii, injuring 23 people 23 people were injured in Hawaii on Monday morning, July 16, 2018, after a large explosion near one of Kilauea's lava flow ocean entries sent volcanic material flying toward a commercial tour vessel. Captain of the boat said they were about 500 meters (1 640... Read more...

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Ambae volcano ejects ash up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) a.s.l., Vanuatu

16 июля 2018 No comments

Ambae volcano ejects ash up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) a.s.l., Vanuatu A strong eruption occurred at Vanuatu's Ambae volcano at 03:30 UTC on July 16, 2018. The eruption ejected ash up to 9.1 km (33 000 feet) above sea level. This activity is consistent with the Volcanic Alert Level 2, the Vanuatu Meteorological and Geohazards... Read more...

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Mohave Fire: Amazing video of firenado becoming a waterspout, Arizona

16 июля 2018 No comments

A rare phenomenon of a firenado turning into a waterspout was recorded in Arizona on July 14, 2018. The cause of Mohave Fire, which started on the same day the video was recorded, is still under investigation. This amazing video was recorded in Blythe, on the... Read more...

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Deep subterranean connection found between Kirishima and Sakurajima volcanoes, Japan

16 июля 2018 No comments

A study published recently in Scientific Reports presets geodetic evidence for interconnectivity between Aira and Kirishima magmatic systems in Japan. This is the first study to confirm that radical changes of one volcano in southern Japan were the direct result of... Read more...

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Eruption at Mount Agung ejects ash up to 5.2 km (17 000 feet) a.s.l., Bali, Indonesia

15 июля 2018 No comments

Eruption at Mount Agung ejects ash up to 5.2 km (17 000 feet) a.s.l., Bali, Indonesia A moderately strong eruption took place at Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia at 01:05 UTC (09:05 local time) on July 15, 2018. Ash column rose up to 5.2 km (17 000 feet) above sea level, according to Darwin VAAC. The eruption lasted 1 minute and 45 seconds. "The ash... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Gulf of Aden, Yemen

15 июля 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Gulf of Aden, Yemen A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit the Gulf of Aden, Yemen at 13:09 UTC on July 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.0 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). The quake was preceded by M5.4... Read more...

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Öræfajökull volcano showing clear signs of unrest, Iceland

14 июля 2018 No comments

Öræfajökull volcano in southeastern Iceland, the largest active volcano and the highest peak in Iceland, is showing clear signs of unrest with an inflation phase for at least a year and a half. The last eruptive episode of this volcano started in... Read more...

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M6.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu at intermediate depth

13 июля 2018 No comments

M6.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu at intermediate depth A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit near Isangel, Vanuatu at 09:46 UTC on July 13, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 169.2 km (105 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.2 at a depth of 167 km (103.7 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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New eruptive activity at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan

13 июля 2018 No comments

New eruptive activity at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan A new eruptive activity is taking place at Japanese Nishinoshima volcano in Ogasawara (Bonin Islands) The Japan Meteorological Agency reported a bright spot emerging in Himawari — 8 imagery it Nishinoshima on July 12. In addition, a brown smoke was seen rising from... Read more...

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