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Midwest: Severe storms lead to widespread flooding and high water rescues, leave 110 000 without power

30 августа 2018 No comments

Another round of severe thunderstorms swept through parts of north-central United States this week, causing damaging winds and heavy rains. Widespread flooding was reported across Wisconsin. The flooding has damaged roads, businesses and private residences in... Read more...

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Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hits off the coast of New Caldonia

29 августа 2018 No comments

Very strong and shallow M7.1 earthquake hits off the coast of New Caldonia A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit off the coast of New Caledonia at 03:51 UTC on August 29, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 26.7 km (16.6 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw7.1 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). This earthquake... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 22 – 28, 2018

29 августа 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between August 22 and 28, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Manam, Papua New Guinea | Merapi, Central Java... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Timor region

28 августа 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Indonesia's Timor region A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.2 hit Indonesia's Timor region at 07:08 UTC (14:08 local time) on August 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 8.6 km (5.3 miles). EMSC is... Read more...

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M6.4 earthquake hits Anatahan region, Northern Mariana Islands

28 августа 2018 No comments

M6.4 earthquake hits Anatahan region, Northern Mariana Islands A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Anatahan region, Northern Mariana Islands at 22:35 UTC on August 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 59.9 km (37.2 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.4 at a depth of 80 m (49 miles). This... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kermanshah, killing at least 3 people and injuring over 300, Iran

26 августа 2018 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kermanshah, killing at least 3 people and injuring over 300, Iran At least 3 people have been killed and more than 300 were injured after M6.0 earthquake hit western Iran at 22:13 UTC on August 25, 2018 (02:43 local time, August 26). USGS is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km. The... Read more...

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High-impact eruption at Manam volcano, 2 000 people flee from lava flows, ash up to 15 km a.s.l., PNG

26 августа 2018 No comments

A powerful eruption took place at PNG's Manam volcano at 20:00 UTC, August 24, 2018 (06:00 local time, August 25). This sudden, high-impact eruption sent volcanic ash up to 15 km (50 000 feet) above sea level and produced lava flows that forced 2 000 villagers... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hit Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

25 августа 2018 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hit Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 16:50 UTC (07:50 local time) on August 25, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 35.1 km (21.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 40 km (24.8... Read more...

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Very strong and deep M7.1 earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border region

24 августа 2018 No comments

Very strong and deep M7.1 earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border region A very strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS ad M7.1 hit Peru-Brazil border region at 09:04 UTC (04:04 local time) on August 24, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 609.5 km (378.7 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw7.0 at a depth of 651 km (404.5 miles).... Read more...

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New eruptive activity at Etna’s New Southeast Crater, Italy

24 августа 2018 No comments

New eruptive activity started at Etna's New Southeast Crater on August 23, 2018 and continued into August 24. The eruption began after seismic network detected a sharp increase in seismicity under the volcano at around 18:30 UTC (20:30 local time). The tremor... Read more...

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