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Very deep M6.6 earthquake hits Fiji region

30 сентября 2018 No comments

Very deep M6.6 earthquake hits Fiji region A very deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Fiji islands region at 10:52 UTC on September 30, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 546 km (339 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 276 km (171 miles) E of... Read more...

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Major tsunami hits Indonesia after shallow M7.5 earthquake

28 сентября 2018 No comments

Major tsunami hits Indonesia after shallow M7.5 earthquake A major tsunami struck parts of Indonesia after powerful M7.5 earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi at 10:02 UTC (17:02 local time). The quake followed M6.1 earthquake at 07:00 UTC in which at least 1 person lost its life and 10 others were injured. Numerous... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia

28 сентября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Sulawesi, Indonesia at 07:00 UTC on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.1 km (11.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), BMKG M5.9 at the same depth.... Read more...

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Powerful M7.7 earthquake hits Sulawesi, tsunami warning issued, Indonesia

28 сентября 2018 No comments

Powerful M7.7 earthquake hits Sulawesi, tsunami warning issued, Indonesia Very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M7.7 hit Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia at 10:02 UTC (17:02 local time) on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M7.5 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M7.4 at... Read more...

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‘Exceptionally rare’ – first September tropical cyclone since 1950 forms in SW Pacific, TC Liua

27 сентября 2018 No comments

«Exceptionally rare» — first September tropical cyclone since 1950 forms in SW Pacific, TC Liua Tropical Cyclone «Liua» formed in the Southwest Pacific Ocean on September 26, 2018, as the first named storm of the 2018/19 South Pacific tropical cyclone season. This is the first tropical cyclone to form in the SW Pacific during the month of September... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 19 – 25, 2018

26 сентября 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between September 19 and 25, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ketoi, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Sarychev... Read more...

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Worst floods since 1995 claim lives of 25 people, over 1 100 stranded, Himachal Pradesh, India

25 сентября 2018 No comments

At least 25 people have died in flash floods, landslides and other rain-related incidents over the past couple of days, Himachal Pradesh officials said Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Meanwhile, more than 1 000 people have been stranded after landslides and fresh snow... Read more...

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11 killed, 20 rescued after heavy rain and snow hit parts of northern India

24 сентября 2018 No comments

At least 11 people have been killed in parts of northern India on September 24, 2018, after heavy rain and snow hit the region. On September 23, at least 20 stranded people have been rescued after heavy snowfall hit Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh. Torrential rains... Read more...

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5 dead and 9 missing after major flash floods hit Periban, Mexico’s Michoacan

24 сентября 2018 No comments

At least 5 people have been killed and 9 others are still missing after major flash floods hit the town of Periban in Mexico's state of Michoacan, officials said Monday, September 24, 2018. Flash floods took place after unusually heavy rain swelled the Cutio... Read more...

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Mud volcano erupts in Haradag district of Baku, Azerbaijan

24 сентября 2018 No comments

According to a statement released by the Ministry of Ecology, a mud volcano erupted in Haradag district of Baku in Azerbaijan on September 23, 2018. The eruption started during the early morning hours of Sunday, September 23 and it still continues, the ministry said... Read more...

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