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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge at 14:28 UTC on August 21, 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 987 km... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 14 – 20, 2019

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New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes from August 14 to 20, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Asamayama, Honshu (Japan) | Semisopochnoi, United States | Shishaldin, Fox Islands (USA) |... Read more...

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Unprecedented wildfire rips through the island of Gran Canaria, Spain

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Unprecedented wildfire rips through the island of Gran Canaria, Spain An unprecedented wildfire is burning on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain’s Canary Islands since August 17, 2019. Although it has now started to subside, it engulfed around 10 000 ha (24 710 acres) of land, leading to the evacuation of over 9 000 people from... Read more...

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