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Phreatic eruptions at Mayon volcano, Philippines

27 декабря 2018 No comments

Two phreatic eruption events were observed at 00:17 and 00:28 UTC (08:17 and 08:28 LT) on December 27, 2018. These events generated grayish to grayish white ash plume that rose 600 meters (2 000 feet) and 200 meters (650 feet) above the summit, respectively, before... Read more...

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Over 74 000 affected, 11 000 evacuated due to flash floods in Sri Lanka

26 декабря 2018 No comments

Heavy rains and strong winds affecting Sri Lanka over the past couple of days resulted in severe flash floods and evacuations in the country's north. According to media reports, this severe weather event lasted for several days, affecting 74 793 people or 23 265... Read more...

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Very shallow, damaging M5.1 earthquake under Etna volcano injures 28 people, Italy

26 декабря 2018 No comments

Very shallow, damaging M5.1 earthquake under Etna volcano injures 28 people, Italy A very shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M5.1 hit under Sicily's Etna volcano, Italy at 02:19 UTC (03:19 LT) on December 26, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 1 km (0.6 miles). INGV is reporting M4.9 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). This is the... Read more...

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Tonga at intermediate depth

24 декабря 2018 No comments

Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Tonga at intermediate depth A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Tonga at 23:08 UTC on December 23, 2018 (12:28 LT, December 24). The agency is reporting a depth of 100.2 km (62 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 111 km (69 miles). This earthquake can have a low... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

24 декабря 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia at 12:41 UTC on December 23, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). ESMC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This earthquake can have a low... Read more...

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Etna’s first flank eruption in more than 10 years, Aviation Color Code raised to Red, Italy

24 декабря 2018 No comments

A new flank eruption, the first in nearly 11 years, has begun at Mount Etna, Italy on December 24, 2018, forcing authorities to raise the Aviation Color Code to Red. An intense earthquake swarm started at the volcano at 07:50 UTC, with more than 130 earthquakes in... Read more...

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High-impact eruption at Krakatau volcano, deadly tsunami produced, Indonesia

23 декабря 2018 No comments

Powerful eruptions are taking place at Indonesian Krakatau volcano over the past 24 hours. The volcano is producing large lava flows and undersea landslides believed to be the cause of at least one deadly tsunami. According to the Darwin VAAC advisory issued 00:25... Read more...

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Karangetang volcano: Sharp increase in seismicity, alert level raised, Indonesia

22 декабря 2018 No comments

Karangetang volcano: Sharp increase in seismicity, alert level raised, Indonesia Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Karangetang stratovolcano from 2 to 3 (Siaga) on December 21, 2018. The last known eruption of this volcano took place on November 25, 2018, forcing authorities to raise to Aviation Color Code to Orange. The... Read more...

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Very shallow M5.5 earthquake hits Zimbabwe – Mozambique border region, damage reported

22 декабря 2018 No comments

Very shallow M5.5 earthquake hits Zimbabwe — Mozambique border region, damage reported A very shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.5 hit Zimbabwe — Mozambique border region at 05:37 UTC on December 22, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 7.6 km (4.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This earthquake can... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu

22 декабря 2018 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Vanuatu at 14:25 UTC on December 22, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 42 km (26 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). The epicenter was located 106 km (65.9 miles)... Read more...

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