Archive for февраля 2022

Flood disaster in Queensland and New South Wales after a year’s worth of rain, Australia

28 февраля 2022 No comments

Flood disaster in Queensland and New South Wales after a year's worth of rain, AustraliaThe Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued numerous major flood warnings across southeast Queensland and northern New South Wales (NSW) with a severe weather warning remaining current for several parts of the region. Multiple major flood warnings remain...

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Major floods as torrential rainfall continues falling over Queensland, Australia

25 февраля 2022 No comments

Major floods as torrential rainfall continues falling over Queensland, AustraliaA slow-moving pressure system is producing very heavy rains in parts of Queensland, Australia, with some areas receiving more than 700 mm (27 inches) over the past 3 of days. Widespread floods have reached major levels in parts of the state and have so far claimed...

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake, numerous aftershocks hit West Sumatra, Indonesia

25 февраля 2022 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake, numerous aftershocks hit West Sumatra, IndonesiaA strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit northern Sumatra, Indonesia at 01:39 UTC on February 25, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 12.3 km (7.6 miles). EMSC and BMKG are reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). At least 2...

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Increased seismicity at Mount Ontake, Alert Level raised, Japan

25 февраля 2022 No comments

Increased seismicity at Mount Ontake, Alert Level raised, JapanIncreased seismicity detected under Mount Ontake this week forced the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) to raise the volcano's Alert Level from 1 to 2 -- the highest since August 21, 2017. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2014. It was a powerful...

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Balleny Islands region, Southern Ocean

22 февраля 2022 No comments

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Balleny Islands region, Southern OceanA strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Balleny Islands region, Southern Ocean at 23:24 UTC on February 21, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). The...

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Jujuy at intermediate depth, Argentina

22 февраля 2022 No comments

Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Jujuy at intermediate depth, ArgentinaA deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Jujuy, Argentina at 06:12 UTC on February 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 242 km (150 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 231 km (143 miles). The epicenter was located 59 km (36 miles) W of...

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Strong eruption at Etna, Aviation Color Code raised to Red, Italy

21 февраля 2022 No comments

Strong eruption at Etna, Aviation Color Code raised to Red, ItalyA new paroxysmal eruptive episode started at Etna volcano, Italy at 11:27 UTC on February 21, 2022. This is the second paroxysm at Etna in 2022. Strong strombolian activity, with ash cloud moving toward SE started at the volcano at 11:15 UTC today, forcing Etna...

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Petropolis landslide death toll rises to 152, more than 120 still missing, Brazil

21 февраля 2022 No comments

Petropolis landslide death toll rises to 152, more than 120 still missing, BrazilThe number of fatalities caused by floods and landslides in the city of Petropolis, Brazil since February 15, 2022, has risen to 152 on February 20, 2022. More than 120 people are still missing, at least 200 have been injured and 856 displaced. Local authorities...

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Extremely heavy rain hits Petropolis, causing deadly floods and landslides, Brazil

16 февраля 2022 No comments

Extremely heavy rain hits Petropolis, causing deadly floods and landslides, BrazilExtremely heavy rain hit the city of Petropolis (population 306 700), Brazil on February 15, 2022, causing severe floods and landslides in which at least 38 people lost their lives. Due to the severity of the event, the death toll has risen from 18 to 23 in a matter...

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 9 – 15, 2022

16 февраля 2022 No comments

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: February 9 — 15, 2022New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from February 9 to 15, 2022. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 22 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Krakatau, Sunda Strait | Langila, New Britain (Papua New Guinea) | Taal, Luzon (Philippines) |...

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