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Large ‘impressive’ landslide hits Eyjafordur, Iceland

11 октября 2020 No comments

Large «impressive» landslide hits Eyjafordur, Iceland A large, «impressive» landslide occurred in the Eyjafordur area of northern Iceland on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Local reports said a similar landslide has not occurred in the area since 2006. Slope failures continue to occur at the site as of Friday,... Read more...

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Increased activity at Pacaya volcano, Guatemala

9 октября 2020 No comments

​A period of increased volcanic activity started at Guatemala's Pacaya volcano on Thursday, October 8, 2020, with intense Strombolian activity ejecting volcanic material up to 300 m (984 feet), ash emissions and at least 4 lava flows. Pacaya is a highly active... Read more...

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Mysterious pollution causing mass deaths of marine animals in Russia’s Kamchatka

9 октября 2020 No comments

Mysterious toxic pollution along a 40 km (25 miles) stretch of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula has killed 95 percent of seabed creatures in the area and caused health issues among surfers since September 2020. The marine pollution was first reported by local... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 30 – October 6, 2020

8 октября 2020 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 1 volcano from September 30 to October 6, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka (Russia). Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) |... Read more...

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Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

8 октября 2020 No comments

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Papua New Guinea at 07:35 UTC on October 8, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 103.5 km (64 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.3 at a depth of 112 km (69 miles). The epicenter was located 38.7 km (24.0... Read more...

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Heavy rains hit Vietnam, leaving at least 8 people dead or missing

8 октября 2020 No comments

Heavy rains hit Vietnam, leaving at least 8 people dead or missing Rounds of heavy rain hit parts of northern and central Vietnam on Monday and Tuesday, October 6, 2020, causing floods and landslides in which at least 8 people lost their lives or are considered missing. The northern province of Lao Cai, home to the resort town of... Read more...

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Strong strombolian activity and significant ash emissions at Etna, Italy

7 октября 2020 No comments

Explosive activity at Etna volcano, Italy increased on October 7, 2020, with the first eruption at 06:35 UTC accompanied by significant ash emissions to 4.6 km (15 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 07:00 UTC, downgraded to... Read more...

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Deadly landslide hits San Marcos La Laguna, Solola, Guatemala

7 октября 2020 No comments

Deadly landslide hits San Marcos La Laguna, Solola, Guatemala A destructive landslide caused by heavy rains struck the municipality of San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala's Solola region, on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, destroying 8 homes and leaving at least 4 people dead, civil protection authorities confirmed Wednesday. CONRED... Read more...

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Frequent explosions at Fuego volcano, lahar warning issued, Guatemala

7 октября 2020 No comments

Frequent explosions continue at Fuego volcano, Guatemala accompanied by ash emissions up to 4.8 km (15 600 feet) a.s.l., ashfall in nearby communities and lahars. In 24 hours to 14:20 LT on October 6, the Fuego volcano observatory reported white fumarole with a... Read more...

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Death toll caused by Storm Alex rises to 15, 21 still missing in France and Italy

7 октября 2020 No comments

The number of fatalities caused by heavy rain and strong winds produced by Storm Alex from October 2 to 4, 2020, has risen to 15 on October 7, with 21 people still missing. The storm caused very strong winds and dropped exceptionally heavy rains, with some regions... Read more...

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