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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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New fissure eruption at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

13 июля 2018 No comments

New fissure eruption at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion A new fissure eruption started at Piton de la Fournaise, shield volcano located on the eastern side of Réunion island in the Indian Ocean. This is its third eruption of the year. The two previous took place in April 2018. The alert level is at 2-2. The... Read more...

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Mudslide destroys 300 homes, claims at least 10 lives, Afghanistan

12 июля 2018 No comments

Mudslide destroys 300 homes, claims at least 10 lives, Afghanistan A large mudslide triggered by melting snow destroyed nearly 300 homes in northeastern Afghanistan on Wednesday night, July 11, 2018, killing at least 10 people. The area is known for its snow-capped peaks. The slide took place after a mountain lake in Panjshir... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 4 – 10, 2018

11 июля 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between July 4 and 10, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 10 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Ambae, Vanuatu | Ibu, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Karangetang, Siau... Read more...

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More 200 dead or missing, as historic rainfall leaves authorities in a state of confusion, Japan

10 июля 2018 No comments

More 200 dead or missing, as historic rainfall leaves authorities in a state of confusion, Japan More than 149 people have died and 59 are still missing 5 days after the onset of the worst rainfall Japan has seen in at least 35 years. Highlights: Record rainfall was recorded at 118 official observations posts in the 72 hours to Sunday, July 8. The city of... Read more...

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