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Ottawa hit by coldest snowstorm in more than 120 years, Canada

21 января 2019 No comments

Ottawa hit by coldest snowstorm in more than 120 years, Canada On January 20, 2019, Canadian capital Ottawa experienced its coldest day with significant snowfall in more than 120 years. The daytime high temperatures in the city reached — 19.3 °C ( — 2.74 °F) with a low of — 24.2 °C ( — 11.5 °F) on January 19, but the... Read more...

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Two dead after very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile

20 января 2019 No comments

Two dead after very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile A very strong earthquake registered by CSN as M6.7 hit near Coquimbo, Chile at 01:32 UTC on January 20, 2019 (22:32 local time, January 19). The agency is reporting a depth of 50.1 km (31 miles). USGS is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 53 km (32 miles). This... Read more...

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Heavy rain and snow claim 4 lives, tens of thousands of refugees exposed to extreme weather conditions, Lebanon

18 января 2019 No comments

Heavy rain and snow claim 4 lives, tens of thousands of refugees exposed to extreme weather conditions, Lebanon Several rounds of severe weather swept over Lebanon over the past 7 days, claiming lives of at least 4 people. At least 35 000 Syrian refugees are exposed to floods, snow and freezing temperatures and are sending out calls for help. Heavy rain, strong winds and... Read more...

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Boiling mud pot opens at Ixpaco lagoon, Tecuamburoo volcano, Guatemala

18 января 2019 No comments

Boiling mud pot opens at Ixpaco lagoon, Tecuamburoo volcano, Guatemala INSIVUMEH is conducting a geothermal study on the newly formed geological structure on the shore of Ixpaco lagoon, municipality of Pueblo Nuevo Viñas, with the objective of obtaining more scientific details, CONRED reports. The location is about 50 km (31... Read more...

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M6.0 earthquake hits near Isangel, Vanuatu

18 января 2019 No comments

M6.0 earthquake hits near Isangel, Vanuatu A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit WSW of Isangel, Vanuatu at 13:18 UTC on January 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 45.1 km (28 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). This earthquake can have a low... Read more...

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New lava dome observed in the summit crater of Cleveland volcano, alerts raised

18 января 2019 No comments

A new lava dome was observed in the summit crater of Cleveland volcano prompting the Alaska Volcano Observatory to upgrade the Color Code/Alert Level to ORANGE/WATCH on January 17, 2019. No explosive activity has been detected or observed in seismic or infrasound... Read more...

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M6.0 earthquake hits Northern East Pacific Rise

18 января 2019 No comments

M6.0 earthquake hits Northern East Pacific Rise A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Northern East Pacific Rise at 16:40 UTC on January 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located about 1 020 km (634... Read more...

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake under Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea

17 января 2019 No comments

Shallow M6.1 earthquake under Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit under the Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea at 15:06 UTC on January 17, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This earthquake can... Read more...

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Russia approves use of explosives to move huge amounts of debris blocking Bureya River

17 января 2019 No comments

Russia approves use of explosives to move huge amounts of debris blocking Bureya River Russian president Vladimir Putin has approved the use of 11 carriages of special explosives to move a huge amount of debris left after a massive landslide created an artificial dam at the Bureya River in remote Khabarovsk region of southern Russia. The slide took... Read more...

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All-time high temperature records broken in parts of Australia

17 января 2019 No comments

All-time high temperature records broken in parts of Australia Parts of Australia are enduring extreme heatwave conditions which already broke numerous all-time temperature records. An unusual extended period of heatwaves over much of Australia began in early December 2018 and continued into January 2019. The Australian mean... Read more...

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