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Shallow M7.1 earthquake hits South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

24 января 2021 No comments

Shallow M7.1 earthquake hits South Shetland Islands, Antarctica An intense earthquake swarm continues in Bransfield Strait, Antarctica, with a very strong and shallow earthquake registered by CSN Chile and EMSC as M7.1 at 23:36 UTC on January 23, 2021. USGS is reporting it as M6.9 at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles). The epicenter... Read more...

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Mongolia in the grip of one of its most extreme winters on record

22 января 2021 No comments

Mongolia in the grip of one of its most extreme winters on record Mongolia is in the grip of one of its most extreme winters on record, according to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), with temperatures forecast to plunge to — 50 °C ( — 58 °F). The severe cold has killed more than 500... Read more...

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Earthquake swarm in the vicinity of El Chichon volcano, Mexico

22 января 2021 No comments

Earthquake swarm in the vicinity of El Chichon volcano, Mexico Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) has registered a total of 22 earthquakes within 35 km (22 miles) of El Chichon (El Chichonal) volcano from December 24, 2020, to January 19, 2021. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1982 (VEI 5). More... Read more...

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Rock avalanche with unusual runout pattern at Mount Darwin, New Zealand

22 января 2021 No comments

Rock avalanche with unusual runout pattern at Mount Darwin, New Zealand A rock avalanche with an impressive runout pattern has been spotted at Mount Darwin in New Zealand on January 16, 2021. Experts and scientists particularly note that the avalanche is an interesting case as the runout is unusual. The rock avalanche was first spotted... Read more...

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Heavy ashfall in Kozyrevsk after strong paroxysmal event at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

22 января 2021 No comments

Heavy ashfall in Kozyrevsk after strong paroxysmal event at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia A strong paroxysmal event took place at Klyuchevskoy volcano on January 18, 2021. Explosions sent ash up to 7.5 km (24 600 feet) a.s.l., with eruptive cloud drifting 500 km (310 miles) W of the volcano. According to Yury Demianchuk from Russia's volcanological... Read more...

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Slight rise in abnormal behavior at Mayon volcano, Philippines

21 января 2021 No comments

Slight rise in abnormal behavior at Mayon volcano, Philippines Mayon volcano in Albay, Philippines exhibited a slight increase in abnormal behavior over the past 48 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) Lignon Hill Observatory reported on Thursday, January 21, 2021. The volcano's... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: January 13 – 19, 2021

21 января 2021 No comments

New/activity unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes from January 13 to 19, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Langila, New Britain (Papua New Guinea) | Merapi, Central... Read more...

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Increased activity at Raung volcano, Alert Level raised to 2 – Aviation Color Code to Orange, Indonesia

21 января 2021 No comments

Increased activity at Raung volcano, Alert Level raised to 2 - Aviation Color Code to Orange, Indonesia Indonesian Raung volcano started erupting at 22:18 UTC on January 20, 2020, prompting authorities to raise the Alert Level to 2 and the Aviation Color Code to Orange. At 00:30 UTC on January 21, ash was rising about 3.7 km (12 000 feet) above sea level and drifting... Read more...

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Powerful M7.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Mindanao, Philippines

21 января 2021 No comments

Powerful M7.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Mindanao, Philippines A powerful earthquake registered by PHIVOLCS as M7.1 hit off the coast of Mindanao, Philippines at 12:23 UTC (20:23 LT) on January 21, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 116 km (72 miles). The USGS is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 96 km (60 miles), EMSC M7.1 at... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated as Storm Christoph hits UK with disruptive snow and historic flooding

21 января 2021 No comments

Around 2 300 homes have been evacuated overnight Thursday, January 21, 2021, amid widespread flooding and dangerous snow across parts of the United Kingdom brought by Storm Christoph. The storm prompted more than 200 flood warnings, with five of them severe, and has... Read more...

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