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Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan

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Very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.7 hit southern Hokkaido, Japan at 18:07 UTC on September 5, 2018 (03:07 JST, September 6). The agency is reporting a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 31 km (19.2... Read more...

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Historic flooding hits Manhattan, Kansas, state of emergency declared in 5 counties

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Historic flooding hits Manhattan, Kansas, state of emergency declared in 5 counties Parts of Kansas, including the worst-hit Manhattan, received nearly 228.6 mm (9 inches) of rainfall late Sunday, September 2 into Monday, September 3, 2018, causing major flash flooding and forcing more than 300 people to evacuate their homes. Additional shower and... Read more...

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151 dead or missing, tens of thousands displaced as major floods hit North Korea after ‘unprecedented’ drought

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76 people have been killed and 75 others remain missing after extremely heavy rains hit parts of North Korea at the end of August 2018. Major flooding continued into September. It came after «unprecedented» drought hit the country in July and August, forcing... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 29 – September 4, 2018

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New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between August 29 and September 4, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Krakatau, Indonesia | Manam, Papua New Guinea | Veniaminof, United States. Ongoing... Read more...

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Veniaminof volcano alert levels raised, the last eruption of this volcano took place in 2013, Alaska

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Veniaminof volcano alert levels raised, the last eruption of this volcano took place in 2013, Alaska The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code to Orange and the Volcano Alert Level to Watch for Veniaminof volcano at 21:29 UTC on September 4, 2018. The last known eruption of this volcano took place in 2013. The decision to raise alerts... Read more...

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