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40 000 displaced as severe floods hit Congo

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Around 40 000 residents have been displaced by floods along the Ubangi River in the northern area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), reports confirmed on November 10, 2019. The floods began in October after a period of heavy rain triggered the river to... Read more...

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Unusually strong M5.4 earthquake hits France, injuring 4 peeople

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Unusually strong M5.4 earthquake hits France, injuring 4 peeople A shallow earthquake registered by the BCSF as M5.4 hit near Montelimar, France at 10:52 UTC (11:52 LT) on November 11, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 12 km (7.4 miles). USGS registered it as M4.8, EMSC as M4.9. The epicenter was located 5.1 km (3.2 miles)... Read more...

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Satellite imagery: Metis Shoal (Lateiki) eruption creates new island, Tonga

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Satellite imagery: Metis Shoal (Lateiki) eruption creates new island, Tonga A new underwater eruption at Tongan Metis Shoal volcano, also known as Lateiki, the source of a massive amount of pumice detected in August 2019, resulted in the creation of a new island by the end of October. This volcano is known for the creation of new islands.... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm under Askja volcano, Iceland

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Earthquake swarm under Askja volcano, Iceland Hundreds of earthquakes have been registered near the Askja caldera, in an area approximately 10 km (6 miles) east-northeast from the rim, at the depths around 5 km (3 miles) over the past couple of days. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1961 (VEI 2).... Read more...

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