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Strong and shallow M6.8 hits near the west coast of Honshu, Japan – tsunami advisories in effect

18 июня 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.8 hits near the west coast of Honshu, Japan — tsunami advisories in effect A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.8 hit near the west coast of Honshu, Japan at 13:22 UTC (22:22 JST) on June 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 16.1 km (10 miles). A tsunami... Read more...

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Largest glacier in Greenland is growing for third year in a row, thickening occurring across an increasingly wide area

18 июня 2019 No comments

Largest glacier in Greenland is growing for third year in a row, thickening occurring across an increasingly wide area Jakobshavn Glacier in western Greenland, best known for being world's fastest-moving glacier, is growing for the third year in a row. By the third year, thickening is occurring across an increasingly wide area. The glacier has spent decades in retreat until... Read more...

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Powerful eruptions at Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 12.8 km (42 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico

18 июня 2019 No comments

Powerful eruptions at Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 12.8 km (42 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico Several significant eruptions took place at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico on June 17, 2019. The volcanic ash cloud rose up to 12.8 km (42 000 feet) above sea level. The first eruption started at 11:44 UTC (06:44 local time) followed by another one at 12:04 UTC (07:04... Read more...

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Deadly floods hit central and western parts of Mongolia

17 июня 2019 No comments

Deadly floods hit central and western parts of Mongolia Heavy rain and floods are affecting parts of central and western Mongolia since June 15, 2019, causing damage and loss of life. The floods affected capital Ulaanbaatar and nearby areas such as Lun, Bayantsogt and Bayankhangai, Tuv Province, damaging roads, buildings... Read more...

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Small earthquake swarm under Teide volcano, Tenerife, Canary Islands

17 июня 2019 No comments

Small earthquake swarm under Teide volcano, Tenerife, Canary Islands More than 500 long-period (LP) seismic events were detected under the SE flank of Teide volcano in Tenerife, Canary Islands on June 14, 2019, indicating the injection of magmatic fluids in the volcanic-hydrothermal system of Tenerife Island. The swarm took place... Read more...

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Heatwave conditions claim at least 70 lives in 24 hours, Bihar

17 июня 2019 No comments

Heatwave conditions claim at least 70 lives in 24 hours, Bihar Severe heatwave conditions affecting Bihar, India claimed the lives of at least 70 people over the past 24 hours, state authorities reported June 17, 2019. Temperatures across the state are reaching 45 °C (113 °F) for the third straight week and above 50... Read more...

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Severe storm hits Azores, causing major floods

17 июня 2019 No comments

Severe storm hits Azores, causing major floods A low pressure area moved over the Azores on June 16, 2019, dropping heavy rain on the Portuguese archipelago and causing major floods. The head of the Civil Protection of the Azores, Carlos Neves, said islands took heavy damage due to bad weather, with the island... Read more...

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Third earthquake registered under Lake Erie, Ohio

17 июня 2019 No comments

Third earthquake registered under Lake Erie, Ohio The USGS has registered a shallow M1.5 earthquake under Lake Erie, near Cleveland, Ohio at 02:28 UTC on June 17, 2019, making it the third quake in the area in just 7 days. It comes 7 days after rare M4.0 hit the same region and 1 day after M1.9. Over 8 000 people... Read more...

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Shallow M5.8 earthquake hits China, red pager alert, damage, deaths reported

17 июня 2019 No comments

Shallow M5.8 earthquake hits China, red pager alert, damage, deaths reported A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.8 hit China's Sichuan province at 14:55 UTC (22:55 local time) on June 17, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC registered it at M5.9 at a depth of 10 km. China Earthquake... Read more...

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Strong M6.3 aftershock hits Kermadec Islands Region, New Zealand

16 июня 2019 No comments

Strong M6.3 aftershock hits Kermadec Islands Region, New Zealand A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Kermadec Islands Region at 05:17 UTC on June 16, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 30 km (18 miles). The epicenter was located about 872 km (542... Read more...

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