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Massive amounts of pumice stones washing ashore in Okinawa, may affect nuclear power plants, Japan

28 октября 2021 No comments

Massive amounts of pumice stones washing ashore in Okinawa, may affect nuclear power plants, Japan A large number of pumice stones produced by massive undersea volcano eruption have washed ashore on the main island of Okinawa Prefecture and other places this week, affecting fisheries industry and ship operations. The pumice is also being reported in the Amami... Read more...

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Massive floods hit Catania after entire year’s worth of rain in just 2 days, Italy

27 октября 2021 No comments

Massive floods hit Catania after entire year's worth of rain in just 2 days, Italy Massive flooding hit Italy's port city of Catania over the past couple of days after the city received its average yearly rainfall in just about 48 hours. Massive damage was reported across the city, at least 2 people have been killed and one remains missing.... Read more...

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Sudden eruption at Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

27 октября 2021 No comments

Sudden eruption at Krakatau volcano, Indonesia A sudden eruption took place at the Indonesian Krakatau volcano at around 07:13 UTC on October 26, 2021. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Orange. According to Anak Krakatau Volcano Observatory, the eruption was recorded on a seismogram with a maximum amplitude... Read more...

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands

26 октября 2021 No comments

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit east of the South Sandwich Islands at 05:48 UTC on October 26, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located about 2 357... Read more...

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Heavy rain, snow, and high winds in the West, severe thunderstorms shift to the East, U.S.

25 октября 2021 No comments

Heavy rain, snow, and high winds in the West, severe thunderstorms shift to the East, U.S. A strong storm off the Pacific Northwest will continue directing a stream of heavy rain, high elevation snow and gusty to high winds over much of central and northern California, the Sierra Nevadas and the Great Basin Monday, October 25, 2021. Thunderstorms... Read more...

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3 people killed, 3 missing after avalanche hits Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador

25 октября 2021 No comments

3 people killed, 3 missing after avalanche hits Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador At least 3 people were killed and three others remain missing after an avalanche on dormant Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador on Sunday, October 24, 2021. The avalanche struck a group of 16 climbers at an altitude of 6 100 meters (20 000 feet), according to the AFP.1... Read more...

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Widespread flooding hits Spain’s Alicante

25 октября 2021 No comments

Widespread flooding hits Spain's Alicante Exceptional rainfall hit Spain's Alicante Province on October 22, 2021, damaging homes and stranding numerous vehicles. According to State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), up to 102 mm (4 inches) of rainfall hit the town of Torrevieja, resulting in the evacuation... Read more...

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Giant lava fountains, very violent activity after partial cone collapse at Cumbre Vieja, La Palma

25 октября 2021 No comments

Giant lava fountains, very violent activity after partial cone collapse at Cumbre Vieja, La Palma A partial cone collapse at Cumbre Vieja volcano at 08:25 UTC on October 25, 2021, exposed giant lava fountains with large emissions of gasses, ash, and lava. This was followed by very violent explosive activity starting around 13:30 UTC and the opening of a new vent... Read more...

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M6.5 earthquake hits Yilan County, Taiwan

24 октября 2021 No comments

M6.5 earthquake hits Yilan County, Taiwan A powerful earthquake registered by the CWB (Taiwan) as M6.5 hit Yilan County, Taiwan at 05:11 UTC (13:11 LT) on October 24, 2021, at a depth of 66.8 km (41 miles). USGS is reporting it as M6.2 at a depth of 64.5 km (40 miles); EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 60 km (37... Read more...

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Shugo mud volcano erupts, area closed for safety reasons, Russia

23 октября 2021 No comments

Shugo mud volcano erupts, area closed for safety reasons, Russia Shugo mud volcano near the village of Varenikovskaya in Russia's Krasnodar Krai began erupting this week, forcing authorities to close it for tourists for safety reasons. According to local residents, active volcanic activity began a couple of days ago, with... Read more...

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