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Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Tarapaca-Antofagasta border region, Chile

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Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Tarapaca-Antofagasta border region, Chile A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Tarapaca-Antofagasta border region of Chile at 07:35 UTC (04:35 LT) on September 11, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 40 km (25 miles). EMSC registered it as M6.3 at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). The... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 2 – 8, 2020

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New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from September 2 to 8, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kavachi, Solomon Islands | Sinabung, Indonesia. Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) |... Read more...

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500 000 forced to evacuate as massive wildfires rage through Oregon, U.S.

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500 000 forced to evacuate as massive wildfires rage through Oregon, U.S. The number of people forced to evacuate their homes in Oregon rose to an estimated 500 000 by Friday, September 11, 2020. This is more than 10% of the state's 4.2 million people and the number keeps growing. The fires have so far consumed a record 364 000 ha... Read more...

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Death toll jumps to 15 as record wildfires continue raging in California, Oregon, and Washington, U.S.

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Death toll jumps to 15 as record wildfires continue raging in California, Oregon, and Washington, U.S. At least 15 people have been killed in record-breaking wildfires burning through the western U.S. as of Friday, September 11, 2020, with California, Oregon, and Washington bearing the brunt of the blazes. According to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC),... Read more...

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La Niña ENSO phase declared at the peak of hurricane season

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La Niña ENSO phase declared at the peak of hurricane season The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has officially declared this year's La Niña phase on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The announcement comes at the peak of the hurricane season. This weather pattern occurs over the eastern Pacific,... Read more...

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