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Deep M6.2 earthquake hits near Ndoi Island, Fiji

26 января 2019 No comments

Deep M6.2 earthquake hits near Ndoi Island, Fiji A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near Ndoi Island, Fiji at 19:56 UTC on January 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 579 km (359 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 594 km (369 miles). GFZ is reporting it as M5.6 (preliminary) at... Read more...

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Deep M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

26 января 2019 No comments

Deep M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit the Solomon Islands at 03:51 UTC on January 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 357.8 km (222 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 367 km (228 miles). The epicenter was located 35.7 km (22.2... Read more...

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Hundreds missing after tailings dam collapse in Minas Gerais, Brazil

26 января 2019 No comments

Hundreds missing after tailings dam collapse in Minas Gerais, Brazil Hundreds of people are missing after a tailings dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais collapsed Friday afternoon, January 25, 2019 (local time). The owner of the dam said at least 413 people are missing. The event comes just 3 years after another tailings dam... Read more...

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Increased activity at Etna volcano, Catania airport closed, Italy

26 января 2019 No comments

Increased activity at Etna volcano, Catania airport closed, Italy Increased activity was reported at Italy's Mount Etna starting around 09:00 UTC on January 26, 2019. The Aviation Color Code was raised from Orange to Red. Volcanic ash is not detectable on satellite imagery due to a meteorological cloud. However, significant... Read more...

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2018 natural disasters statistics: volcanic activity resulted in more deaths than previous 18 years combined

25 января 2019 No comments

2018 natural disasters statistics: volcanic activity resulted in more deaths than previous 18 years combined Image credit: CRED There were 281 climate-related and geophysical events recorded in the EM-DAT (International Disaster Database) in 2018. These caused deaths of 10 733 people and affected 61 million people across the world. There were a number of major disasters... Read more...

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Floods and landslides death toll jumps to 59, 25 missing in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

25 января 2019 No comments

Floods and landslides death toll jumps to 59, 25 missing in South Sulawesi, Indonesia Deadly floods and landslides triggered by several days of heavy rain left at least 59 people dead and 25 missing in the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi, BNPB's Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said January 25, 2019. At least 47 people were injured and 3 481 evacuated... Read more...

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Strong explosion at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

23 января 2019 No comments

A strong explosion took place at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at 03:06 UTC on January 23, 2019 (21:06 CST, January 22). The eruption threw incandescent fragments to a distance of 2 km (1.2 miles) over the slopes of the volcano. Ash was dispersed in a... Read more...

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Increased volcanic activity at Fuego, lava flows likely, Guatemala

23 января 2019 No comments

Increased volcanic activity at Fuego, lava flows likely, Guatemala The eruption at Guatemala's Fuego volcano has increased over the past couple of days and authorities are now warning that lava flows could be generated in the days ahead. The volcano is generating weak, moderate and strong explosions at a rate of about 15 to 25... Read more...

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New eruptions at Mount Agung, ash to 4.2 km (14 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

23 января 2019 No comments

New eruptions at Mount Agung, ash to 4.2 km (14 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia New eruptions took place at Agung volcano in Indonesia on January 21 and 22, 2019. The Aviation Color Code is Orange. The volcano Alert Level is at 3 of 4. There were at least 2 eruptions registered around 19:45 UTC on January 21, 2019 (03:45 local time, January... Read more...

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Eruption at Mount Michael, Saunders Island, Antarctica

23 января 2019 No comments

Eruption at Mount Michael, Saunders Island, Antarctica A new volcanic ash emission was observed at Michael volcano, Saunders Island, Antarctica on January 22, 2019. Volcanic ash plume moving southeast is identifiable from visible imagery under the partially covered sky, the Buenos Aires VAAC reported 15:49 UTC. Ash... Read more...

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