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Massive floods kill 3.4 million poultry and 5500 hogs, estimates on crop losses still not available, North Carolina

19 сентября 2018 No comments

Massive flooding caused by days of extremely heavy rains produced by Hurricane «Florence» killed about 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5 500 hogs in North Carolina alone. While it's known the flooding has affected the top 6 agricultural counties... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 12 – 18, 2018

19 сентября 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between September 12 and 18, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ioto, Japan | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Sarychev Peak, Matua... Read more...

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Rare earthquake hits West Jutland, Denmark

18 сентября 2018 No comments

Rare earthquake hits West Jutland, Denmark A shallow earthquake registered by the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland as M3.4 hit West Jutland, Denmark at 08:57 UTC on September 16, 2018. EMSC registered it as M2.9 at a depth of 14 km (8.7 miles). This was the strongest quake to hit Denmark since... Read more...

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“Unusual event” declared at Brunswick Nuclear Plant, North Carolina

18 сентября 2018 No comments

An «unusual event» has been declared for Brunswick Nuclear Plant located just outside of Wilmington, North Carolina on September 17, 2018. This is the area where Hurricane «Florence» recently made landfall, causing 'historic and... Read more...

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More than 100 people killed after widespread flooding hits Nigeria

18 сентября 2018 No comments

More than 100 people were killed after two major rivers burst their banks in Nigeria, destroying homes and farms. A national disaster has been declared in 4 of Nigeria's 36 states. Water levels in parts of the country are reaching those recorded in 2012 when the... Read more...

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Unusually large M5.7 earthquake hits Western Australia

17 сентября 2018 No comments

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

17 сентября 2018 No comments

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

17 сентября 2018 No comments

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.

17 сентября 2018 No comments

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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Deep M6.5 earthquake south of the Fiji Islands

16 сентября 2018 No comments

Deep M6.5 earthquake south of the Fiji Islands A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit south of the Fiji Islands at 21:11 UTC on September 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 570 km (354 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 588 km (365 miles). According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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