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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake near the coast of Ecuador

31 марта 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake near the coast of Ecuador A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the coast of Ecuador at 07:04 UTC on March 31, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.5 km (11.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth 40 km (24.8 miles). IGEPN is reporting M6.3 at a... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

30 марта 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 11:20 UTC on March 30, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 57.2 km (35.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 65 km (40.4 miles). The epicenter was... Read more...

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Strong and shallow earthquake east of Kuril Islands, Russia

29 марта 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow earthquake east of Kuril Islands, Russia A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit east of Kuril Islands, Russia at 22:06 UTC on March 28, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located... Read more...

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Increased activity at Taal volcano, alert level raised, Philippines

29 марта 2019 No comments

Increased activity at Taal volcano, alert level raised, Philippines The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has raised the alert status of Taal volcano from Alert Level 0 to Alert Level 1 (abnormal) on March 28, 2019. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1977. Powerful pyroclastic flows and surges from... Read more...

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Mount Agung erupts, Bali international airport operating normally, Indonesia

29 марта 2019 No comments

Mount Agung erupts, Bali international airport operating normally, Indonesia Mount Agung in Karangasem regency, Bali, Indonesia erupted at 10:25 UTC on Thursday, March 28, 2019 (18:25 LT). PVMBG maintains alert status at level 3. The eruption lasted 2 minutes and 32 seconds and ashfall was reported on villages located on the slopes of the... Read more...

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Popocatepetl volcano alert level raised, Mexico

28 марта 2019 No comments

Popocatepetl volcano alert level raised, Mexico Mexican authorities have raised the alert level for Popocatepetl volcano from Yellow Phase 2 to Yellow Phase 3 on March 28, 2019. The decision was made due to increased activity observed in recent days, possible magma expulsion and explosions of increased intensity.... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 20 – 26, 2019

28 марта 2019 No comments

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 20 — 26, 2019 New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes from March 20 — 26, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Tengger Caldera, Eastern Java (Indonesia) | Villarrica,... Read more...

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Early-season wildfires burning in northern Portugal

28 марта 2019 No comments

Early-season wildfires burning in northern Portugal Wildfires are burning in northern Portugal fueled by strong winds and unexpectedly high temperatures (28 °C / 82.4 °F) several months before expected. Wildfire alert was issued Tuesday evening, March 26, prohibiting farmers from using slash-and-burn methods,... Read more...

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10 million people in Afghanistan face severe acute food insecurity after floods and drought

28 марта 2019 No comments

10 million people in Afghanistan face severe acute food insecurity after floods and drought 10 million people in Afghanistan (population 35 million) are facing severe acute food insecurity following 3 years of drought and recent floods. Three years of drought have contributed to massive crop failure, economic hardship, hunger and loss of life, forcing 266... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm shaking Tjörnes Fracture Zone, Iceland

28 марта 2019 No comments

Earthquake swarm shaking Tjörnes Fracture Zone, Iceland An earthquake swarm that started in Tjörnes Fracture Zone on Saturday, March 23, 2019 is still ongoing and the number of earthquakes has increased on March 27, the Icelandic Met Office reported 22:40 UTC, March 27. The quakes are located 6 km (3.7 miles)... Read more...

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