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Strong M6.9 earthquake hits SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand

10 сентября 2018 No comments

Strong M6.9 earthquake hits SW of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit south of the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 04:19 UTC on September 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 111.1 km (69 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw7.0 at a depth of 130 km (80.8 miles). According to the... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hit southeast of Loyalty Islands

10 сентября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hit southeast of Loyalty Islands A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit southeast of Loyalty Islands at 19:31 UTC on September 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS,... Read more...

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Parts of South Africa blanketed in snow, roads and mountain passes closed

10 сентября 2018 No comments

Most of South Africa's Western Cape was blanketed in snow over the weekend, causing temporary road closures and providing a new and snowy environment to animals not used to such wintry conditions. A cold front swept through parts of parts southern South Africa... Read more...

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Violent flash flooding hits Cebolla, Toledo province, Spain

10 сентября 2018 No comments

Very heavy rainfall caused violent flash flooding in the town of Cebola, Spain's Toledo province on September 8, 2018. While there were no injuries or fatalities reported, the infrastructural damage is high. Weather stations registered around 30 mm (1.18 inches)... Read more...

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Strong M6.5 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

9 сентября 2018 No comments

Strong M6.5 earthquake hits Solomon Islands A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit Solomon Islands 19:31 UTC on September 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 64.5 km (40 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.7 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). This earthquake can have a low... Read more...

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Severe storm brings Sydney’s wettest day in 2 years, flash flooding, traffic chaos and 1 000 lightning strikes per hour

9 сентября 2018 No comments

A cold front swept through parts of Australia's New South Wales on Friday afternoon (local time), September 7, 2018, producing severe thunderstorms with 1 000 lightning strikes per hour and dropping heavy rain and a lot of hail. For parts of Sydney, it was the... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Mindanao, Philippines

8 сентября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Mindanao, Philippines A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.4 hit Mindanao, Philippines at 07:16 UTC (03:16 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 14 km (8.7 miles). USGS and EMSC registered it as M6.1 at a depth of 10 km. According to the USGS, the... Read more...

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14 injured, dozens of homes damaged after shallow M5.9 earthquake hits China’s Yunnan

8 сентября 2018 No comments

14 injured, dozens of homes damaged after shallow M5.9 earthquake hits China's Yunnan At least 14 people have been injured and dozens of homes damaged after shallow M5.9 earthquake hit China's Yunnan Province at 02:31 UTC (10:31 local time) on September 8, 2018. The USGS registered the quake as M5.6 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Provincial... Read more...

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Strong M6.5 earthquake hits Ecuador, knocking down power and injuring one person

7 сентября 2018 No comments

Strong M6.5 earthquake hits Ecuador, knocking down power and injuring one person A strong earthquake registered by Ecuador's geological institute (IGEPN) as M6.5 hit Ecuador at 02:12 UTC on September 7, 2018 (21:12 local time, September 6). The agency is reporting a depth of 82.5 km (51.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 93.5 km... Read more...

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Flash floods damaged 2 500 homes, affected more than 10 000 people in Coahuila, Mexico

7 сентября 2018 No comments

Heavy rain affecting several areas of northeastern Mexico over the past few days caused damaging flash floods. More heavy rain and local thunderstorms may occur over the already affected areas over the next 48 hours. The rain caused Arroyo El Soldado river in the... Read more...

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