Archive for августа 2021

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand

31 августа 2021 No comments

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Kermadec Islands region at 02:52 UTC on August 31, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 16 km (10 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 984... Read more...

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Strong eruption at Etna, 50th paroxysmal eruptive episode ejects ash up to 9 km (30 000 feet) a.s.l., Italy

30 августа 2021 No comments

Strong eruption at Etna, 50th paroxysmal eruptive episode ejects ash up to 9 km (30 000 feet) a.s.l., Italy After about 3 weeks of calm, activity at Etna volcano, Italy intensified again around 15:00 UTC on August 29 with a transition to lava fountaining at 16:45 UTC, marking the volcano's 50th paroxysmal eruptive episode since February 16, 2021. The strong explosive... Read more...

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Caldor Fire – Entire South Lake Tahoe under evacuation order, California

30 августа 2021 No comments

Caldor Fire — Entire South Lake Tahoe under evacuation order, California The entire South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California is under an evacuation order on Monday, August 30, 2021, due to the rapidly spreading Caldor Fire. A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the eastern Sierra and western Nevada through September 1. Authorities... Read more...

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New aerial images of newly-created island at Fukutoku-Oka-no-ba volcano, Japan

29 августа 2021 No comments

New aerial images of newly-created island at Fukutoku-Oka-no-ba volcano, Japan The Japan Coast Guard has made another overflight of the newly-created island at Fukutoku-Okanoba volcano on August 26, 2021. The island has grown in size since the last flight on August 16 and a large amount of pumice is still present near the volcano. Image... Read more...

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A months’ ration of bread now at 44 percent of monthly minimum wage, Lebanon

29 августа 2021 No comments

Bread prices in Lebanon soared another 11% due to the worsening crisis, setting a monthly ration of family bread at 44% of the minimum monthly wage. A bag of flatbread costs 5 000 Lebanese Pounds in supermarkets, over three times as much as last year, according to... Read more...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 18 – 24, 2021

27 августа 2021 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes from August 18 to 24, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 20 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Chirinkotan, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba, Volcano Islands (Japan) | Kilauea,... Read more...

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Thousands of homes destroyed by floods, more than 60 fatalities, Niger

26 августа 2021 No comments

Heavy rains and floods affecting Niger since the start of the rainy season in June have affected more than 100 000 people, left thousands of homes destroyed and more than 60 people dead. In addition, the country was hit by an outbreak of cholera following the... Read more...

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More than 8 000 homes destroyed as severe floods and landslides hit Venezuela

25 августа 2021 No comments

Heavy rain has been affecting Venezuela over the past few days, causing severe floods and landslides and resulting in casualties and damage. Government officials confirmed 15 fatalities and 6 people missing on August 25. The worst affected states are Amazonas,... Read more...

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Strong earthquake swarm under Kilauea, Alert Level raised to Watch, Hawaii

24 августа 2021 No comments

Strong earthquake swarm under Kilauea, Alert Level raised to Watch, Hawaii A swarm of earthquakes began beneath the south part of Kilauea caldera, Hawaii on August 24, 2021, with a particularly strong sequence that occurred at about 11:30 UTC, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reports. As a result, HVO has raised the volcano... Read more...

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Short-lived ash emission at White Island, Volcanic Alert Level remains at 2 and the Aviation Color Code at Yellow, New Zealand

24 августа 2021 No comments

A short-lived period of minor ash emission occurred at White Island volcano, New Zealand at about 19:40 UTC on August 21, 2021, GeoNet's Duty Volcanologist Steven Sherburn reported in a bulletin released August 24. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at 2 and the... Read more...

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