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M6.3 earthquake hits Chile-Argentina border at intermediate depth

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M6.3 earthquake hits Chile-Argentina border at intermediate depth A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Chile-Argentina border region at 22:54 UTC on November 30, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 148 km (92 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.3 at a depth of 144 km (89 miles). Interestingly, the quake... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Balleny Islands region, Southern Ocean

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Balleny Islands region, Southern Ocean A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Balleny Islands region, Southern Ocean at 20:52 UTC on December 1, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 2 km (1.4 miles). This is the second M6+... Read more...

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Severe floods hit Sumatra, damaging thousands of homes and affecting more than 26 000 people

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Thousands of homes have been damaged and more than 26 000 people affected by severe floods in the Serdang Bedagai Regency of North Sumatra, Indonesia over the past couple of weeks. Floods in the region began mid-November and worsened on November 23. The worst... Read more...

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Sydney swelters through hottest November night as severe heatwave grapples Australia

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Parts of the south and southeast Australia are in the grip of severe to extreme heatwave, with temperatures soaring into the mid — 40s °C (104s °F) and total fire bans in place in South Australia, New South Wales, and Victoria. The extreme weather conditions... Read more...

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Fox Islands, Alaska

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Fox Islands, Alaska A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Fox Islands, Alaska at 16:22 UTC on December 1, 2020, at a depth of 23 km (14.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 54 km (33 miles). The epicenter was located 40 km (25 miles) E of Nikolski,... Read more...

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Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Tatar Strait, Russia

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Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Tatar Strait, Russia A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Tatar Strait, Russia at 22:54 UTC on November 30, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 586 km (364 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.0 at a depth of 583 km (362 miles). Interestingly, the quake hit at the... Read more...

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Drought-driven hunger threatens 1.5 million people in southern Madagascar

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Drought-driven hunger threatens 1.5 million people in southern Madagascar About half the population of southern Madagascar or 1.5 million people is suffering from drought-driven hunger, the UN World Food Program (WFP) reported on November 30, 2020. Three straight years of drought have eradicated harvests and hampered people's access... Read more...

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