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Wildfires force evacuation of hundreds of homes, Israel

17 июля 2019 No comments

Wildfires force evacuation of hundreds of homes, Israel Hundreds of homes were evacuated early Wednesday, July 17, 2019, as several wildfires broke out across Israel. The fires are reportedly a result of a heatwave affecting most of the country, with temperatures in some cities reaching 50 °C (122 °F). The first... Read more...

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More than 120 killed, 6 million affected by floods in India and Nepal

16 июля 2019 No comments

More than 120 killed, 6 million affected by floods in India and Nepal At least 123 people were killed, tens of thousands are displaced and at least 6 million affected in seasonal floods affecting India and Nepal over the past 10 days. The death toll is rising steadily. Seasonal monsoon continues affecting Nepal and neighboring Indian... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

15 июля 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 08:21 UTC on July 15, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 59 km (36 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). The epicenter was located 24... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits near the coast of Western Australia

14 июля 2019 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits near the coast of Western Australia A strong earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M6.5 hit near the coast of Western Australia at 05:39 UTC on July 14, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 0 km. USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 203 km... Read more...

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Powerful M7.3 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia

14 июля 2019 No comments

Powerful M7.3 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.3 hit Halmahera, Indonesia at 09:10 UTC on July 14, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Indonesian BMKG is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was... Read more...

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Over 30 lives lost as floods and landslides hit Nepal and northern India

13 июля 2019 No comments

Over 30 lives lost as floods and landslides hit Nepal and northern India More than 30 people have been killed and over 130 homes collapsed after heavy monsoon rains hit parts of northern Inda and Nepal over the past couple of days. 14 Uttar Pradesh districts were affected, with at least 15 casualties. Landslides and floods caused major... Read more...

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Deep M6.1 earthquake hits SW of Kyushu, East China Sea

13 июля 2019 No comments

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits SW of Kyushu, East China Sea A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit SW of Kyushu, Japan at 00:57 UTC on July 13, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 251 km (155.9 miles). JMA is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 250 km (155.3 miles). The epicenter was located 170 km (105 miles) NW... Read more...

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19.9 million people affected by floods, 34 000 homes collapsed and 1.7 million ha of crops damaged, China

13 июля 2019 No comments

19.9 million people affected by floods, 34 000 homes collapsed and 1.7 million ha of crops damaged, China According to data released by China's Ministry of Emergency Management, a total of 19.91 million people have been affected by floods since the beginning of flood season this summer. A total of 34 000 homes collapsed and over 1.76 million hectares (4.34 million... Read more...

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Intense eruptive activity continues at Stromboli volcano, Italy

13 июля 2019 No comments

Intense eruptive activity continues at Stromboli volcano, Italy Intense activity continues at Stromboli volcano with strong explosions in northern crater area, where at least 5 vents were active overnight July 13, and lava flows from the collapsed rims of the crater terrace. INGV is replacing equipment destroyed during July 3,... Read more...

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Increased seismicity, alerts raised for Shishaldin volcano, Alaska

12 июля 2019 No comments

Increased seismicity, alerts raised for Shishaldin volcano, Alaska The Alaska Volcano Observatory is raising the Aviation Color Code to YELLOW and the Alert Level to ADVISORY at Shishaldin Volcano, the observatory said 21:09 UTC on July 12, 2019. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2015 (VEI 1). This change is based on... Read more...

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