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Small earthquakes near Pinatubo, the volcano remains in a quiescent condition, Philippines

29 января 2021 No comments

Small earthquakes near Pinatubo, the volcano remains in a quiescent condition, Philippines A total of 860 imperceptible earthquakes have been detected by the Pinatubo Volcano Network and the Philippine Seismic Network from January 20 to 27, 2021. The Alert Level remains at 0. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1993 (VEI 1). The volcano has a... Read more...

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Des Moines breaks single-day snowfall record set in 1895, Iowa

28 января 2021 No comments

Des Moines in Iowa set a new single-day snowfall record on Monday, January 25, 2021, after the city recorded up to 26.2 cm (10.3 inches), breaking the previous record of 25.4 cm (10 inches) set in 1895. Snow started falling Monday noon in central Iowa and continued... Read more...

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Large sinkholes still opening one month after destructive M6.4 earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia

28 января 2021 No comments

Large sinkholes still opening one month after destructive M6.4 earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia One month after the most powerful earthquake in the history of Croatia -- M6.4 in Petrinja on December 29, 2020 -- large sinkholes are still opening near the epicenter. Numerous sinkholes have opened up in the village of Mečenčani, located about 25 km (15 miles)... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: January 20 – 26, 2021

28 января 2021 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes from January 20 to 26, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 18 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Merapi, Central Java (Indonesia) | Raung, Eastern Java (Indonesia) | Sarychev Peak, Matua... Read more...

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Eruption at La Soufriere remains effusive, lava dome continues growing, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

28 января 2021 No comments

Eruption at La Soufriere remains effusive, lava dome continues growing, St. Vincent and the Grenadines The eruption at La Soufriere volcano remains effusive, however, that could change given the historical activity at the volcano, UWI-SRC director Dr. Erouscilla Joseph said. At the moment, the eruption is localized close to the crater itself, but the volcano does... Read more...

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Flames observed at Kilauea volcano, lava erupting from vents on NW side of Halemaʻumaʻu crater, Hawaii

27 января 2021 No comments

Flames observed at Kilauea volcano, lava erupting from vents on NW side of Halemaʻumaʻu crater, Hawaii Eruptive activity is ongoing at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, with lava erupting from a vent on the northwest side of the crater. As of January 25, 2021, the lake was around 205 m (673 feet) deep, while SO2 emission rates remain elevated. The volcano is currently on... Read more...

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Landslide damages buildings in Rota Greca, 40 people evacuated, Italy

27 января 2021 No comments

A large landslide caused by heavy rains hit the southern Italian town of Rota Greca on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, resulting in damaged buildings and the evacuation of around 40 people. According to fire crews, three buildings upstream from the town were initially... Read more...

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Significant eruption at Merapi volcano, ash to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

27 января 2021 No comments

A significant eruption took place at the Indonesian Merapi volcano at 06:40 UTC on January 27, 2021. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. Due to the meteorological cloud, ash estimate to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) above sea level was based on the IR temperature.... Read more...

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Deadly flooding and landslides hit Santa Catarina after half a month’s worth of rain falls in 6 hours, Brazil

26 января 2021 No comments

Flooding and landslides killed at least two people in Santa Catarina, Brazil, after 104 mm (4 inches) of rain fell in a six-hour period on Sunday, January 25, 2021. This is equivalent to half a month's worth of January rain. Heavy rainfall has been lashing... Read more...

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Rare snow blankets Southern California, potent winter storms to bring more this week

26 января 2021 No comments

Southern California residents woke up to a surprising sight on Saturday, January 23, 2021, as rare snow dusted parts of the region, including Malibu, where significant snow has not fallen for years. Meanwhile, a pair of potent winter storms are forecast to unleash... Read more...

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