New eruption starts at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

New eruption starts at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

At approximately 14:44 UTC (04:44 HST) on June 7, 2023, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) detected a glow in Kīlauea summit webcam images indicating that an eruption has commenced within Halemaʻumaʻu crater in Kīlauea’s summit caldera, within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

4 killed, 32 injured after M4.9 earthquake hits Haiti

4 killed, 32 injured after M4.9 earthquake hits Haiti

A very shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M4.9 hit near the coast of western Haiti at 09:11 UTC on June 6, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).

Increased seismicity, ice-rock avalanche at Iliamna, Alaska

Increased seismicity, ice-rock avalanche at Iliamna, Alaska

An increase in seismicity has been observed at Iliamna volcano beginning at 20:00 UTC on June 5, 2023. As a result, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) raised the Aviation Color Code and Volcano Alert level for Iliamna to Yellow and Advisory.

Deadly landslide strikes Sichuan Province in China, leaving 19 dead

Deadly landslide strikes Sichuan Province in China, leaving 19 dead

In the early hours of June 4, 2023, a catastrophic landslide in the Sichuan Province of China resulted in the confirmed deaths of 19 individuals. The landslide, which occurred in a forest park in Jinkouhe District, near the city of Leshan, ended rescue efforts and instigated an investigation into the cause of the mountain collapse.

Tropical Depression 2 forms in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression 2 forms in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression 2 formed in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico at 21:00 UTC on June 1, 2023. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecast calls for slight strengthening into a tropical storm on June 2 and degeneration into a remnant low on June 3.

Major tornado outbreak in Liaoning, China

Major tornado outbreak in Liaoning, China

A major tornado outbreak took place in northeast China’s province of Liaoning on June 1, 2023, spawning at least 5 large tornadoes in Fuxin, Kaiyuan, Shenyang, Huludao and other places.