Cryovolcanic eruption on comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Cryovolcanic eruption on comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Cryovolcanic comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann suddenly brightened by more than 4 magnitudes on November 22, 2022, signaling a new significant eruption/outburst was underway. After the eruption, cryomagmatic debris started expanding in a shell shaped like Pac-Man.

45 people injured during severe shaking caused by M6.1 earthquake in western Turkey

45 people injured during severe shaking caused by M6.1 earthquake in western Turkey

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.1, hit western Turkey at 01:08 UTC on November 23, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 7 km (4.3 miles). The Istanbul-based Boğaziçi University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute reported the quake as M6.0.

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Baja California, Mexico

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Baja California, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.2, hit Baja California, Mexico at 16:39 UTC on November 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).

Significant underwater gas emissions at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan

Significant underwater gas emissions at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan

Satellites are registering significant underwater gas emissions at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan following increased eruptive activity at the volcano that started in September 2022. The activity at the volcano further intensified on October 2 and 3.

The fullest investigation of the massive Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption to date

The fullest investigation of the massive Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption to date

In January 2022, Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai (HT-HH) emitted the biggest atmospheric explosion recorded on Earth in more than 100 years. Several months after the eruption, a New Zealand-led team has completed the fullest investigation to date into the eruption of this underwater Tongan volcano.