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Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

15 ноября 2018 No comments

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands at 20:02 UTC on November 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same... Read more...

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Extreme rainfall events wreak havoc across the Middle East

13 ноября 2018 No comments

The Middle East has been hit by several waves of severe storms over the past 30+ days and registered anomalously high amounts of rain in very short periods. For some of the regions, the storms were the worst in decades. More than 50 people were killed. Severe storm... Read more...

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Camp Fire now deadliest and most destructive in California history

12 ноября 2018 No comments

Camp Fire now deadliest and most destructive in California history Camp Fire has exploded in size since November 8, 2018, and is now the deadliest and most destructive individual wildfire in California history. On November 12, the death toll climbed to 31 and there are still 121 people missing. As of 19:36 PST, November 11 (03:36... Read more...

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Deadly landslide hits Niteroi, Rio de Janeriro, Brazil

11 ноября 2018 No comments

At least 10 people have been killed and 11 others injured after heavy rains caused large landslide in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Region, Brazil on November 10, 2018. The event took place in the Boa Esperança Community in Piratininga, Niterói,... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake North Atlantic Ocean

11 ноября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake North Atlantic Ocean A strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake was registered in the North Atlantic Ocean at 14:03 UTC on November 11, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 7.3 km (4.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was... Read more...

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Major flash floods hit ancient city of Petra, killing at least 12 tourists, Jordan

10 ноября 2018 No comments

Heavy rain caused severe flash flooding in Jordan«s ancient city of Petra, the kingdom»s main tourist attraction, on Friday, November 9, 2018, killing at least 12 people. Nearly 4 000 people were forced to evacuate. According to state media and Jordanian... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Tonga

10 ноября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Tonga A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Tonga at 08:33 UTC (21:33 LT) on November 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter... Read more...

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Deformation signals at Kilauea consistent with refilling of the middle East Rift Zone, Hawaii

9 ноября 2018 No comments

Deformation signals at Kilauea consistent with refilling of the middle East Rift Zone, Hawaii While Kīlauea Volcano in Hawaii is not erupting at the moment and rates of seismicity, deformation, and gas release have not changed significantly over the past week, deformation signals are consistent with refilling of the middle East Rift Zone (ERZ) and hazards... Read more...

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Tens of thousands flee rapidly growing Camp Fire, hundreds of homes destroyed, 15 000 threatened, California

9 ноября 2018 No comments

Tens of thousands flee rapidly growing Camp Fire, hundreds of homes destroyed, 15 000 threatened, California A destructive wildfire is rapidly growing in California's Butte County since it started early November 8, forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes. The fire grew to 8 000 ha (20 000 acres) before the end of the day day and is still 0%... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake near Jan Mayen, Greenland Sea

9 ноября 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake near Jan Mayen, Greenland Sea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit Jan Mayen island region, Greenland Sea at 01:49 UTC on November 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at the same depth. The epicenter was located 119... Read more...

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