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Shallow M4.6 earthquake hits Seattle, Washington – the strongest since 2001

12 июля 2019 No comments

Shallow M4.6 earthquake hits Seattle, Washington — the strongest since 2001 A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M4.6 hit Three Lakes, Seattle, Washington at 09:51 UTC (03:51 LT) on July 12, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 22.3 km (13.8 miles). ​This is the strongest earthquake to hit the region since M6.8 Nisqually on... Read more...

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Parts of SE China receive largest rainfall since 1961 – 1 600 homes destroyed, 80 000 people evacuated

11 июля 2019 No comments

Parts of SE China receive largest rainfall since 1961 — 1 600 homes destroyed, 80 000 people evacuated Heavy rainfall hit SE China this week, destroying homes and crops and forcing evacuation of nearly 80 000 people. Weather authorities said the affected region saw 51% higher rainfall this week than in corresponding periods of previous years and the largest since... Read more...

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6 killed and more than 100 injured as very strong winds, tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit Greece

11 июля 2019 No comments

6 killed and more than 100 injured as very strong winds, tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit Greece Very strong winds, tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit northern Greece late Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (local time). Such severe weather is extremely unusual in Greece for this time of year, meteorologist Klearxos Marousakis said. According to Charalambos Steriadis,... Read more...

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Deep M6.0 earthquake hits Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea

11 июля 2019 No comments

Deep M6.0 earthquake hits Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 earthquake hit Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea at 17:08 UTC on July 11, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 497.1 km (308.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 505 km (313.7 miles). The epicenter... Read more...

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Heavy rainfall destroys Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh

11 июля 2019 No comments

Heavy rainfall destroys Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh Heavy monsoon rainfall in south-eastern Bangladesh caused landslides and flooding in refugee settlements in Chittagong division. According to the office of the United Nation High Commissioner for refugees, 350 mm (13.7 inches) of rainfall fell in 72 hours from July... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 3 – 9, 2019

11 июля 2019 No comments

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 3 — 9, 2019 New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from July 3 to 9, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Manam, Papua New Guinea | Semisopochnoi, United States | Stromboli, Aeolian Islands (Italy) |... Read more...

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Angat Dam – Manila’s main water reservoir falls below critical low, Philippines

11 июля 2019 No comments

Angat Dam — Manila's main water reservoir falls below critical low, Philippines The water level in Angat Dam, the main water supply for Metro Manila fell below the critically low level of 160 m (524.9 feet) on July 11, 2019 and stood at 159.91 m (524.6 feet) as of 08:00 LT. ​Manila Water said yesterday it has narrowed its supply gap with... Read more...

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Glacial lake outburst in Pakhtunkhwa province of northern Pakistan

11 июля 2019 No comments

Glacial lake outburst in Pakhtunkhwa province of northern Pakistan Glacial lake outburst flood caused extensive damage in northern Pakistan on July 10, 2019. The flood took place in Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on July 7, 2019, causing immense damage to the affected region. There have been no deaths reported but... Read more...

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3 die, more than 200 000 affected by floods in Assam, excessive rain expected to continue, India

10 июля 2019 No comments

3 die, more than 200 000 affected by floods in Assam, excessive rain expected to continue, India At least 530 villages in 24 revenue circles falling under 11 Assam districts were impacted by the second flood wave on July 9 and 10, 2019. The situation is expected to get worse in the days and weeks ahead. The flood scenario in Assam has turned serious on July 9,... Read more...

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Seismic activity continues at Coso Volcanic Field in Inyo County, California

10 июля 2019 No comments

Seismic activity continues at Coso Volcanic Field in Inyo County, California The seismic activity that started early July 6, 2019 at the southern margin of Coso Volcanic Field in Inyo County, California continues at a rate of about 600 M1.0 or greater earthquakes per day. The activity was triggered by a magnitude M5.4 earthquake at 04:19... Read more...

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