Archive for мая 2021

Slow-slip earthquake occurring off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand

31 мая 2021 No comments

Slow-slip earthquake occurring off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand A large, slow-slip earthquake is occurring off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand. The event began off the coast of Porangahau last week in the same area as the one that occurred shortly after the massive M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake of November 2016. Based on... Read more...

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Alaska, U.S.

31 мая 2021 No comments

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Alaska, U.S. A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Alaska at 06:59 UTC on May 31, 2021, at a depth of 58.2 km (36 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 76.2 km (47.3 miles) N of Chickaloon (population 272), 128.3 km... Read more...

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Brazil experiencing worst dry spell in 91 years, prompting emergency drought alert

31 мая 2021 No comments

Brazil is experiencing its worst dry spell in 91 years, government agencies warned and declared an «emergency drought alert» for June to September as rains are forecast to remain scarce during that period. The country’s Electricity Sector Monitoring... Read more...

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Large mud volcano eruption in Colombia injures 1 person and forces 150 to evacuate

31 мая 2021 No comments

Large mud volcano eruption in Colombia injures 1 person and forces 150 to evacuate A large mud volcano eruption took place in the municipality of Necocli, Antioquia Department, Colombia, on May 30, 2021, injuring 1 person and forcing 150 to evacuate. This is the strongest eruption of this mud volcano since 2005. According to the municipal risk... Read more...

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Historic rainfall hits New Zealand, causing severe flooding

31 мая 2021 No comments

Hundreds of residents in north Canterbury in New Zealand have been evacuated amid severe flooding fuelled by a one-in — 100-year heavy rain over the weekend. According to NIWA, the rainfall was 200 to 400 percent of normal for the month of May, causing rivers to rise... Read more...

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At least 4 people dead as heavy rains trigger floods and landslides in Nepal

31 мая 2021 No comments

Heavy rains over the previous days, including rain during the onslaught of Tropical Cyclone Yaas, caused flooding and landslides in parts of Nepal, resulting in at least four fatalities. On May 22, 2021, downpours caused damage in Chautara in Naubahini Rural... Read more...

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2021 noctilucent clouds (NLC) season starts earlier than expected

28 мая 2021 No comments

2021 noctilucent clouds (NLC) season starts earlier than expected Noctilucent clouds (NLCs) have been spotted over Poland, Czech Republic, Canada, and Scotland, among other countries, on May 25 and 26, marking an early start to the northern hemisphere's 2021 NLC season. The clouds are rapidly intensifying. In only four days... Read more...

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97 rivers across China exceed warning levels as country prepares for another heavy flood season

28 мая 2021 No comments

Rainy season came early to China this year and 97 rivers across the country are already exceeding warning levels as of Thursday, May 27, 2021. This represents a rise of about 10% compared to 2020, a record-breaking year when it comes to rainfall and floods. With... Read more...

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Widespread flooding affects 60 000 people in West Java, Indonesia

27 мая 2021 No comments

Widespread flooding has affected nearly 60 000 residents of Bandung Regency in West Java Indonesia. Figures from the meteorological agency show that the city registered 76.8 mm (3 inches) of rain in a 24-hour period to Tuesday, May 25, 2021, which is nearly half the... Read more...

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Seismicity and soil deformation indicate the presence of magma under Goma and Lake Kivu – Nyiragongo, DR Congo

27 мая 2021 No comments

Seismicity and soil deformation indicate the presence of magma under Goma and Lake Kivu — Nyiragongo, DR Congo Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have ordered a precautionary evacuation of part of the city of Goma on Thursday, May 27, 2021, in response to frequent earthquakes in the region after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on May 22. Local military governor... Read more...

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