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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Tonga region

6 декабря 2019 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Tonga region A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Tonga region at 13:04 UTC on December 6, 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 164 km (101) WNW of Hihifo... Read more...

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2.8 million affected, more than 280 killed in heavy rains caused by exceptionally strong Indian Ocean Dipole, Eastern Africa

5 декабря 2019 No comments

2.8 million affected, more than 280 killed in heavy rains caused by exceptionally strong Indian Ocean Dipole, Eastern Africa At least 280 people have died and over 2.8 million others have been affected by the unusually heavy rains, landslides, and severe flooding across Eastern Africa, the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported on Thursday, December 5, 2019.... Read more...

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At least 38 killed after series of landslides hit Cibitoke, NW Burundi

5 декабря 2019 No comments

Officials in NW Burundi confirmed on Thursday, December 5, 2019, that at least 38 people died after heavy rains caused landslides in the country's Cibitoke province on December 4. Reports of deadly landslides are coming from three localities north of the... Read more...

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Huge boulders crash on houses in Les Mees, France

5 декабря 2019 No comments

Huge boulders crash on houses in Les Mees, France Huge blocks of rock fell on several houses in Les Mees village in the Alpes de Haute Province, France, on Monday, December 2, 2019. Firefighters were calling it a «miracle» that no one sustained serious injuries; instead, the event left an impressive view.... Read more...

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At least 47 dead or missing after new wave of landslides hit Uganda

5 декабря 2019 No comments

At least 47 dead or missing after new wave of landslides hit Uganda 7 people are confirmed dead and more than 40 others are missing after a new wave of landslides hit Ugandaon December 3, 2019. Locals said at least 47 people were buried in Namasa and Naposhi villages in Bushika Sub-county, Naroko village in Bunabutiti sub-county,... Read more...

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Record winter storm finally exits Northeast, leaving widespread chaos and at least 7 people dead – U.S.

4 декабря 2019 No comments

A major, cross-continental winter storm that caused widespread disruptions and broke records across the U.S. last week has finally begun exiting New England on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. However, more bad weather is expected in parts of the country mid-week,... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 27 – December 3, 2019

4 декабря 2019 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 1 volcano from November 27 to December 3, 2019. Ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes during the same period. New activity/Unrest: White Island, North Island (New Zealand). Ongoing Activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) |... Read more...

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Powerful storms rage across Spanish Mediterranean coastline

4 декабря 2019 No comments

Powerful storms rage across Spanish Mediterranean coastline Powerful storms battered areas across the Spanish Mediterranean Coastline on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, with strong winds and heavy rain. Torrential rain caused transport disruption in Mallorca due to floods while the Balearic Islands experienced record rainfall... Read more...

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Submarine volcano near Mayotte shows continuous activity, 186 localized tremors recorded in two weeks

4 декабря 2019 No comments

Submarine volcano near Mayotte shows continuous activity, 186 localized tremors recorded in two weeks REVOSIMA's update on November 30, 2019, showed the continuous seismo-volcanic activity at a newly-forming submarine volcano near Mayotte island from October 16 to 30, including 186 localized earthquakes and an average of 12 tremors per day-- one of which was M3... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Arica, Chile

3 декабря 2019 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Arica, Chile A shallow earthquake registered by the CSN Chile as M6.0 hit near the coast of Arica at 08:46 UTC (05:46 local time) on December 3, 2019, at a depth of 44 (27 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 32 km (20 miles); EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 45 km (28... Read more...

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