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More than 7 700 households without water supply as record snow hits Hokkaido, Japan

26 февраля 2021 No comments

Heavy snow has been falling intermittently in Hokkaido, Japan, since Tuesday, February 23, 2021, with Iwamizawa city recording its second-highest snowfall of 2.05 m (6.7 feet) on Thursday, 25. It resulted in disruptions in the city, particularly in train services... Read more...

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Aviation Color Code for Krysuvik volcano raised to Yellow, Iceland

26 февраля 2021 No comments

Aviation Color Code for Krysuvik volcano raised to Yellow, Iceland The Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) has raised the Aviation Color Code for Krysuvik volcano to Yellow on February 24, 2021, due to increased seismicity near the volcano. The last eruption at this volcano took place in the year 1340. Intense seismic activity... Read more...

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Increased seismic activity at Taal volcano, Philippines

26 февраля 2021 No comments

Increased seismic activity at Taal volcano, Philippines In 24 hours to 00:00 UTC on February 26, the Taal Volcano Network recorded 113 volcanic tremor episodes with durations between 1 and 34 minutes, PHIVOLCS said in its latest bulletin for the volcano. The Alert Level remains at 1 (Abnormal) -- sudden steam-driven or... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 17 – 23, 2021

26 февраля 2021 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes from February 17 to 23, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Krysuvik, Iceland | Laguna... Read more...

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Nearly 5 000 earthquakes hit Reykjanes peninsula in 2 days, Iceland

26 февраля 2021 No comments

Nearly 5 000 earthquakes hit Reykjanes peninsula in 2 days, Iceland Nearly 5 000 earthquakes have been registered in two distinct clusters on Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland since February 24, 2021. The swarm includes two earthquakes above M5.0 -- M5.7 at 10:05 UTC and M5.0 at 10:30 UTC, the Icelandic Met Office (IMO) reported at 09:05... Read more...

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Germany registers greatest temperature change since records began in 1880

25 февраля 2021 No comments

Germany has just experienced its biggest temperature change in 141 years-- since record-keeping began in 1880-- with an increase of 41.9 °C (75.4 °F) in one week, according to climate researchers at the German Weather Service (DWD). A piercing cold... Read more...

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6th impressive paroxysm at Etna volcano, Italy

25 февраля 2021 No comments

6th impressive paroxysm at Etna volcano, Italy This is the 6th paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna volcano, Italy since February 16, 2021. After 5 impressive paroxysms, the activity at the volcano intensified again at 19:00 UTC on February 24 and evolved into another spectacular event. Video courtesy Gio Giusa... Read more...

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Flank eruption at Klyuchevskoy volcano, lahar forms along the Krutenkaya River, Russia

24 февраля 2021 No comments

Flank eruption at Klyuchevskoy volcano, lahar forms along the Krutenkaya River, Russia A flank eruption began to form on the northwestern slope of the Klyuchevskoy volcano, Kamchatka, Russia late February 17, 2021, presenting a real danger of mudflows for the Kyuchi village. Bright incandescence was observed at video-data by IVS FEB RAS from 15:23 UTC... Read more...

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Very intense earthquake swarm shaking Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland

24 февраля 2021 No comments

Very intense earthquake swarm shaking Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland A very intense earthquake swarm started close to Fagradalsfjall in Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland on the morning of February 24, 2021. The strongest in the sequence so far was M5.7, 3 km (1.8 miles) SSW of Keilir at 10:05 UTC, followed by numerous aftershocks. All... Read more...

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Powerful eruption at Etna volcano, Italy

23 февраля 2021 No comments

Powerful eruption at Etna volcano, Italy Volcanic activity at Mount Etna, Italy intensified again at 21:10 UTC on February 22, 2021, and evolved into the 5th paroxysm since February 16 -- truly spectacular and most powerful in recent years. The activity started gradually increasing at around 20:47 UTC,... Read more...

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