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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Andreanof Islands, Alaska

26 января 2020 No comments

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Andreanof Islands, Alaska A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Andreanof Islands, Alaska at 06:31 UTC on January 26, 2020 (18:31 LT, January 25). The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 48 km (29.8 miles). The... Read more...

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At least 22 killed and 1 030 injured after M6.8 earthquake in eastern Turkey

25 января 2020 No comments

At least 22 killed and 1 030 injured after M6.8 earthquake in eastern Turkey At least 22 people have been killed and 1 030 injured after a shallow M6.8 earthquake hit near the town of Sivrice in eastern Turkey«s Elazig province at 17:55 UTC (20:55 local time) on January 24, 2020. According to Turkey»s Disaster and Emergency... Read more...

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Flash floods and landslides wreak havoc in Peru

24 января 2020 No comments

Heavy rains triggered several floods and landslides in Peru on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, particularly affecting the departments of Arequipa and Huanuco. As a result, houses were left damaged and many roads had to be closed. Authorities said damage assessments... Read more...

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More than 200 evacuated as floods hit northwest Argentina

24 января 2020 No comments

More than 200 people were evacuated in Tucuman province, northwest Argentina after storms and heavy rain sparked flooding, authorities confirmed on January 22, 2020. 60 people were evacuated in La Reduccion, 28 in La Madrid and 5 in Los Ralos. Downpours from January... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: January 15 – 21, 2020

24 января 2020 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from January 15 to 21, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Krakatau, Indonesia | Kuchinoerabujima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Semeru, Eastern Java... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits eastern Turkey

24 января 2020 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits eastern Turkey A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.9 hit eastern Turkey at 17:55 UTC (20:55 local time) on January 24, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 10 km. This earthquake can have a... Read more...

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Storm Gloria: Death toll rises to 13, over 1 500 evacuated in France after two months’ worth of rain in 48 hours

24 января 2020 No comments

At least 13 people have died in Spain and more than 1 500 were evacuated in southwest France, authorities confirmed on January 24, 2020, after powerful Storm Gloria caused widespread flooding and left a trail of destruction in its wake. In parts of France, Gloria... Read more...

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45 million people across Southern Africa face hunger following natural disasters and economic disarray

23 января 2020 No comments

45 million people in the 16-nation Southern African Development Community are facing worsening hunger following calamities such as drought and flooding, as well as economic disarray, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said on Thursday, January 16, 2020. ... Read more...

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Spain storm produces record high wave in Mediterranean, storm surge up to 3 km (1.8 mi) inland

23 января 2020 No comments

Spain storm produces record high wave in Mediterranean, storm surge up to 3 km (1.8 mi) inland Authorities on January 23, 2020, confirmed five more fatalities from storm Gloria, bringing the death toll to nine. The fierce storm-- which lashed parts of Spain beginning Sunday, January 19-- has generated the biggest wave ever recorded in the Mediterranean at... Read more...

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Sentinel-2 captures lava flowing from Sangay volcano, Ecuador

23 января 2020 No comments

Sentinel — 2 captures lava flowing from Sangay volcano, Ecuador Explosive activity is still taking place at Ecuadorian Sangay volcano on January 23, 2020. According to the Washington VAAC, the volcanic ash cloud was observed rising up to 6.1 km (20 000 feet) above sea level at 18:40 UTC. On January 22, the European Sentinel — 2... Read more...

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