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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 5 – 11, 2020

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New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes from February 5 to 11, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 10 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kuchinoerabujima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) |... Read more...

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Strong M6.9 earthquake hits Kuril Islands at intermediate depth

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Strong M6.9 earthquake hits Kuril Islands at intermediate depth A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit Kuril Islands at 10:33 UTC on February 13, 2020, at a depth of 142.6 km (88.6 miles). The EMSC is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 150 km (93 miles). The epicenter was located 93 km (58 miles) ENE of Kuril'sk,... Read more...

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Floods and landslides hit Bolivia, causing widespread destruction

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At least eight people lost their lives as heavy rains continue to lash parts of Bolivia, civil defense authorities confirmed on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The severe weather also triggered floods and landslides, causing widespread destruction. 250 families have... Read more...

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Thermal signature at Ol Doinyo Lengai suggests eruption of natrocarbonatite lava, Tanzania

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Thermal signature at Ol Doinyo Lengai suggests eruption of natrocarbonatite lava, Tanzania Satellite imagery taken by the Copernicus Sentinel — 2 satellite on February 3, 2020, showed a moderate thermal signature at Tanzania's Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano, indicating that natrocarbonatite lava erupted a few days ago. This is the only volcano in the world... Read more...

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Rains soak drought-stricken Northern Cape following declaration of disaster area, South Africa

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Rains continued drenching Northern Cape on Wednesday, February 12, 2020-- a month after officials declared the South African province a disaster area due to drought. Social media was flooded with images and videos of once-dry areas, getting their much-needed rains,... Read more...

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