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Teo Blašković

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Bougainville Island, P.N.G.

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit off the coast of Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea at 02:53 UTC (12:53 LT) on April 25, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 17 km (10.5 miles). The epicenter was located 132.7 km (82.3...

April 25, 2020

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Asteroid 2020 HX3 will flyby Earth at 0.66 LD on April 24

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2020 HX3 will flyby Earth at a distance of 0.66 LD / 0.00169 AU (252 820 km / 157 095 miles) at 19:38 UTC on April 23, 2020. This is the 31st known asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year and...

April 23, 2020

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Destructive tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana, claiming lives of 7 people and injuring dozens

7 people have been killed and dozens injured after a series of tornadoes ripped through Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana on April 22, 2020, destroying homes, businesses, and cars. More than 150 000 customers lost power. Two people were killed and one was critically...

April 23, 2020

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: April 15 - 21, 2020

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from April 15 to 21, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Lokon-Empung, Sulawesi (Indonesia) |...

April 22, 2020

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Strong hydrothermal explosion at Rincon de la Vieja volcano, Costa Rica

A strong hydrothermal explosion took place at Costa Rica's Rincon de la Vieja volcano at 16:16 UTC (10:16 LT) on April 19, 2020. According to OVSICORI-UNA, a steam and ash plume rose approximately 1 500 m (4 900 feet) above the crater. This is 3 416 m (11 200...

April 21, 2020

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G1 - Minor geomagnetic storm in progress

A negative polarity, southern crown coronal hole extension has moved into a geoeffective position enhancing the solar wind environment. Unsettled levels are expected on April 21 as high speed stream (HSS) effects persist. By late April 22 (UTC), a positive polarity...

April 20, 2020

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Lava flows on the southeastern flank of Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

A moderate explosive eruption of the Strombolian and sometimes Vulcanian types continues at Russian Klyuchevskoy volcano. The Aviation Color Code remains Orange. On April 18, a lava flow began to move on the southeastern flank of the volcano. By 22:10 UTC, a...

April 20, 2020

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit near the east coast of Honshu at 20:39 UTC on April 19, 2020 (05:39 LT, April 20). The agency is reporting a depth of 50 km (31 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 41.7 km (25.9 miles);...

April 19, 2020

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Explosive eruption and strong ash emissions at Etna volcano, Aviation Color Code briefly raised to Red, Italy

Volcanic tremor amplitude at Etna volcano, Italy showed a rapid increase to high values early Sunday morning, April 19, 2020. This activity was followed by lava fountaining and strong ash emissions, INGV Osservatorio Etneo reports. The Aviation Color Code was raised...

April 19, 2020

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Clear sky satellite imagery of Anak Krakatau volcano after strong eruption on April 10

The European Sentinel-2 satellite acquired first clear sky images of Indonesian Anak Krakatau volcano after strong eruption on April 11, 2020. The activity level of the volcano remains at 2 (Waspada) -- residents and tourists are not allowed within 2 km (1.2 miles)...

April 18, 2020

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Deep M6.9 earthquake hits Ogasawara region, Japan

A very strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.8 at a depth of 490 km (304 miles) struck the Ogasawara (Bonin Islands) region of Japan at 08:25 UTC (17:26 JST) on April 18, 2020. The USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 458 km (284 miles); EMSC M6.6 at a depth...

April 18, 2020

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Another severe weather outbreak expected across the southern U.S. on Sunday, April 19

An outbreak of severe thunderstorms will be possible across much of the Deep South and Southeast U.S. on Sunday. April 19, 2020, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned on April 17. Damaging winds, large hail, and tornadoes will be the main threats. Heavy rainfall...

April 17, 2020

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Strong and shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Myanmar

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit Myanmar at 11:45 UTC (18:15 local time) on April 16, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 30 km (18 miles). The epicenter was located 38.5...

April 16, 2020

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Assessment of the possible radiological impacts caused by wildfires around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine

On April 15, 2020, French national public expert in nuclear and radiological risks -- Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) -- issued a new information report which provides an assessment of the possible radiological impacts for the...

April 16, 2020

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits north of Honduras

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit north of Honduras at 08:04 UTC (02:04 LT) on April 16, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 55.5 km...

April 16, 2020

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: April 8 - 14, 2020

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from April 8 and 14, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Krakatau, Indonesia | Semeru, Eastern Java (Indonesia) | Shishaldin, Fox...

April 15, 2020

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Below average temperatures from the Rockies to the Appalachians, threatening record values, U.S.

Temperatures from the Rockies to the Appalachians are expected to be 5 to 17 °C (10 to 30 °F) below average through Thursday, April 16, 2020. The core of the cold air will be across the midsection of the nation, where record cold temperatures are possible...

April 14, 2020

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Kermadec Islands region at 01:06 UTC on April 14, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 1 014 km (630 miles) S...

April 14, 2020

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Newly-discovered asteroid 2020 GH2 to flyby Earth at 0.93 LD on April 15

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2020 GH2 will flyby Earth at 0.93 LD / 0.00240 AU (359 034 km / 223 093 miles) at 12:45 UTC on April 15, 2020. This is the 29th known asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year. While it's...

April 13, 2020

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Severe weather outbreak: Deadly tornadoes strike the U.S. South, storms shifting toward the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic

A multi-day severe weather outbreak continues across the U.S. South, with destructive tornadoes, heavy rain, hail, and strong winds. The potent storm system is moving northeastward through Monday, causing a variety of weather hazards. At least 33 people have been...

April 13, 2020

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Mid-Indian Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Mid-Indian Ridge at 06:57 UTC on April 12, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 1 491 km (926 miles) NNE of Port-Aux-Francais, French Southern...

April 12, 2020

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Strong eruption at Anak Krakatau, ash up to 14.3 km (47 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A strong magmatic eruption with volcanic ash reaching 14.3 km (47 000 feet) above sea level took place at Anak Krakatau volcano in Sunda Strait, Indonesia on April 10, 2020. This is the strongest activity at the volcano since the violent eruption, partial collapse...

April 11, 2020

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Moderate explosive eruption continues at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

A moderate explosive eruption of the Strombolian and sometimes Vulcanian types continues at Russian Klyuchevskoy volcano. A notable eruption was registered at 00:05 UTC on April 9. Volcanic ash was ejected up to 7 km (23 000 feet) above sea level, drifting east,...

April 09, 2020

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Strong explosive eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 10 km (33 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A strong explosive eruption took place at Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 19:10 UTC on April 8, 2020. According to the Tokyo VAAC, volcanic ash column rose up to 10 km (33 000 feet) above sea level by 21:20 UTC, drifting SSE. Satellite data by KVERT showed...

April 09, 2020

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: April 1 - 7, 2020

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from April 1 - 7, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Semeru, Eastern Java...

April 09, 2020

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Evidence of a new magma deposit in Reykjanes peninsula, more than 6 000 earthquakes in 3 months, Iceland

Considerable seismic activity continues at the Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland, with more than 6 000 earthquakes manually checked since the beginning of the year. According to the Icelandic Met Office (IMO), this is the most intense activity ever recorded in the region...

April 07, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Harold" heading toward Fiji

After wreaking havoc across Vanuatu, Severe Tropical Cyclone "Harold" is now heading toward Fiji where the country's disaster management office has activated its national emergency operations center. At 09:00 UTC on April 7, Category 4 Severe Tropical...

April 07, 2020

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Category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone "Harold" closing in on Vanuatu - Red Alert in effect for Sanma, Penama and Malampa provinces

Category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone "Harold" is closing in on Vanuatu. A Red Alert is in effect for Sanma, Penama and Malampa provinces, and Yellow Alert for Torba and Shefa. Damaging gale force winds, destructive storm force winds and hurricane-force winds...

April 05, 2020

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Asteroid 2020 GH to flyby Earth at 0.33 LD on April 3

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2020 GH will fly by Earth at 0.33 LD / 0.00084 AU (125 662 km / 78 082 miles) at 22:04 UTC on April 3, 2020. This is the 25th known asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year and the 1st this...

April 03, 2020

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 25 - 31, 2020

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes from March 25 - 31, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Reykjanes, Iceland | Semeru, Eastern Java (Indonesia). Ongoing activity:...

April 03, 2020

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YVO Monthly Update: M5.7 earthquake near Salt Lake City and M6.5 in Idaho not related to Yellowstone volcano

It's been an eventful month for seismic activity in the western United States, with a M5.7 earthquake near Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 18, and a M6.5 in central Idaho on March 31, the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory said in their monthly update released April...

April 01, 2020

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Night Sky Guide for April 2020

April 1 - Moon at First Quarter - 10:21 UTC. The Moon will be prominent in the evening sky. At this time in its monthly cycle of phases, it appears almost exactly half illuminated. April 2 - M104 well placed for observation. The sombrero galaxy (M104, NGC 4594) will...

April 01, 2020

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits Idaho – the largest since 1983

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit southern Idaho at 23:52 UTC (17:52 LT) on March 31, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the largest earthquake in Idaho since the 1983 Borah Peak earthquake. 25...

April 01, 2020

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Increased activity at Stromboli volcano, lava reaches the coastline, Italy

Activity at Stromboli volcano increased from medium to high levels on March 28 into 29, 2020, followed by lava overflow first observed around 23:40 UTC on March 30, 2020. Lava reached the coastline at around 01:40 UTC on March 31, INGV Osservatorio Etneo reported...

March 31, 2020

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Large tornado rips through Jonesboro, causing extensive damage, Arkansas

At least 22 people were injured and numerous buildings destroyed or damaged after a large tornado ripped through the city of Jonesboro, Arkansas on Saturday, March 28, 2020. There are no confirmed fatalities, but the damage is extensive. Early estimates suggest this...

March 29, 2020

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Mindanao, Philippines

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Mindanao, Philippines at 15:38 UTC (23:38 LT) on March 26, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 54 km (33.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). PHIVOLCS registered it as 6.1 at a...

March 26, 2020

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 18 - 24, 2020

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from March 18 to 24, 2020. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Manam, Papua New Guinea | Soputan, Sulawesi (Indonesia). Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) |...

March 25, 2020

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Newly-discovered asteroid 2020 FJ4 flew past Earth at 0.67 LD on March 25

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2020 FJ4 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.67 LD / 0.00172 AU (257 308 km / 159 883 miles) at 13:43 UTC on March 25, 2020. This is the 24th known asteroid to flyby Earth since the start of the year, including 2020 FG4 on March...

March 25, 2020

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Large and destructive tornado hits Tishomingo, Mississippi -- rare tornado emergency issued

A large and destructive tornado hit the town of Tishomingo in northern Mississippi and moved into northern Alabama on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, forcing authorities to issue a rare tornado emergency. Considerable damage was reported and several people were reportedly...

March 25, 2020

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Very strong M7.5 earthquake hits off the coast of southern Kamchatka, Russia

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit off the coast of southern Kamchatka, Russia at 02:49 UTC on March 25, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 56.7 km (35 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.6 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). FRC GS RAS is...

March 25, 2020