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Very strong and shallow M7.4 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

20 декабря 2018 No comments

Very strong and shallow M7.4 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.4 hit Komandorskiye Ostrova region at 17:01 UTC on December 20, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.6 km (5.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This earthquake can have... Read more...

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

19 декабря 2018 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between December 12 and 18, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ambrym, Vanuatu | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island (USA) | Planchon-Peteroa, Central... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake southeast of Easter Island

19 декабря 2018 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake southeast of Easter Island A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit southeast of Easter Island at 01:37 UTC on December 19, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). The epicenter was located 2... Read more...

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Extremely rare, very damaging tornado rips through Port Orchard, Seattle, Washington

19 декабря 2018 No comments

National Weather Service in Seattle confirmed a tornado touched down near Port Orchard, WA just before 14:00 local time on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. An extensive, official damage survey will be conducted by the NWS Wednesday morning. Until then, the strength of... Read more...

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Tropical Cyclone “Owen” sets new Australian December daily rainfall record

18 декабря 2018 No comments

Tropical Cyclone «Owen» sets new Australian December daily rainfall record Tropical Cyclone «Owen» brought extremely heavy rains to parts of Queensland, setting a new Australian December daily rainfall. Owen made its first landfall well north of Cardwell, Queensland early December 10, exited into the Gulf of Carpentaria and... Read more...

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Strong explosive eruption at Kuchinoerabujima volcano, pyroclastic flow generated, Japan

18 декабря 2018 No comments

A strong explosive eruption took place at Mount Shindake, Japanese Kuchinoerabujima volcano at 07:37 UTC on December 18, 2018 (15:37 JST). This volcano, located in the southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima, is sporadically erupting since October 2018. "After... Read more...

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M6.1 earthquake hits eastern Papua, Indonesia

16 декабря 2018 No comments

M6.1 earthquake hits eastern Papua, Indonesia A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit eastern Papua, Indonesia at 09:42 UTC on December 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 61.1 km (37.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth 68 km (42.2 miles). The epicenter was located 65.1 km (40.4... Read more...

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Violent eruption at Soputan volcano, alert level raised to Red, Indonesia

16 декабря 2018 No comments

Violent eruption at Soputan volcano, alert level raised to Red, Indonesia An intense eruptive phase started at North Sulawesi's Soputan volcano at 17:02 UTC, December 15, 2018 (01:02 LT, December 16). The volcano is producing lava fountains and ash columns up to 8 km (26 200 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was raised... Read more...

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Record-breaking rains hit Victoria, Australia

14 декабря 2018 No comments

The moisture from Tropical Cyclone «Owen» is feeding the low-pressure system over Victoria this week, bringing record-breaking rains and floods to the region. The worst affected were northeast and northwest regions of Victoria, around Birchip, and east of... Read more...

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Effusive/explosive activity, lava flows and amazing winter scenery at Mount Etna, Italy

14 декабря 2018 No comments

Italy«s Mount Etna continues creating amazing scenery with effusive/explosive activity and two lava flows. Etna»s current activity is very different from what we have seen over the past 8 years, but not atypical. The activity is taking place at the eastern... Read more...

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