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Unusually large M5.7 earthquake hits Western Australia

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Unusually large M5.7 earthquake hits Western Australia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M5.7 hit near Frankland River, Western Australia at 04:56 UTC on September 16, 2018 (12:56 local time). The USGS registered it as M5.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The quake was initially... Read more...

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Semisopochnoi volcano alert level raised, its previous eruptions were in 1987 and 1873, Alaska

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Semisopochnoi volcano alert level raised, its previous eruptions were in 1987 and 1873, Alaska The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the Aviation Color Code for Semisopochnoi stratovolcano to Yellow and the Volcano Alert Level to Advisory on September 16, 2018. This is the largest subaerial volcano of the western Aleutians. It's 20 km (12.4 miles) wide at... Read more...

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Super Typhoon “Mangkhut” leaves at least 108 people dead and more than 500 000 affected in Philippines

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Super Typhoon «Mangkhut,» known in the Philippines as Ompong, made landfall in Baggao, Cagayan at 17:40 UTC on September 14 (01:40 PHT, September 15), 2018, with maximum sustained winds near 268 km/h (167 mph), making it a Category 5 storm on the... Read more...

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Record rainfall, catastrophic flash and river flooding, at least 18 deaths and more than 1 million without power as Hurricane “Florence” hits U.S.

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Hurricane «Florence» made landfall along the coast of North Carolina, near Wrightsville Beach, at 11:15 UTC on September 14, 2018, with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h (90 mph) and central pressure of 958 hPa, placing the storm on the upper edge of... Read more...

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