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California wildfires death toll jumps to 74, more than still 1 000 missing

The death toll from the Camp Fire in California's Butte County jumped to 71 on November 17, 2018. 3 people were killed in Woolsey Fire, raising the death toll from current wildfires in the state to 74. The Camp Fire has so far burned 60 000 hectares (148 000...

November 17, 2018

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Fiery spectacle, large volcanic ash column after Mount Sakurajima eruption, Japan

After several weeks of low to no activity, Sakurajima returned to its normal eruptive behavior with a strong explosion on November 13, 2018. The volcano erupted in a fiery spectacle, belching out a massive column of volcanic ash 4 km (13 120 feet) above sea level,...

November 16, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the Solomon Islands at 03:26 UTC on November 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.6 km (6.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The quake was initially...

November 16, 2018

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Southern East Pacific Rise

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Southern East Pacific Rise at 23:09 UTC on November 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. There are no people living within...

November 16, 2018

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Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands at 20:02 UTC on November 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same...

November 15, 2018

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US: Early-season winter storm shifting north, 335 000+ customers without power, travel disruption

An early season winter storm, named Avery by The Weather Channel, continues to spread snow from the mid-Mississippi River Valley into the Ohio Valley today, November 15 along with potentially significant icing for the central Appalachians and a risk for heavy rain...

November 15, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 7 - 13, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes between November 7 and 13, 2018. Ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Mayon, Luzon (Philippines) | Suwanosejima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan). Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Dukono,...

November 15, 2018

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Extreme rainfall events wreak havoc across the Middle East

The Middle East has been hit by several waves of severe storms over the past 30+ days and registered anomalously high amounts of rain in very short periods. For some of the regions, the storms were the worst in decades. More than 50 people were killed. Severe storm...

November 13, 2018

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Camp Fire now deadliest and most destructive in California history

Camp Fire has exploded in size since November 8, 2018, and is now the deadliest and most destructive individual wildfire in California history. On November 12, the death toll climbed to 31 and there are still 121 people missing. As of 19:36 PST, November 11 (03:36...

November 12, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake North Atlantic Ocean

A strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake was registered in the North Atlantic Ocean at 14:03 UTC on November 11, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 7.3 km (4.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

November 11, 2018

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Deadly landslide hits Niteroi, Rio de Janeriro, Brazil

At least 10 people have been killed and 11 others injured after heavy rains caused large landslide in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Region, Brazil on November 10, 2018. The event took place in the Boa Esperança Community in Piratininga, Niterói,...

November 11, 2018

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Major flash floods hit ancient city of Petra, Jordan

Heavy rain caused severe flash flooding in Jordan's ancient city of Petra, the kingdom's main tourist attraction, on Friday, November 9, 2018. Nearly 4 000 people were forced to evacuate. At least 12 people were killed in the country's central and...

November 10, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Tonga

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Tonga at 08:33 UTC (21:33 LT) on November 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter...

November 10, 2018

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Deformation signals at Kilauea consistent with refilling of the middle East Rift Zone, Hawaii

While Kīlauea Volcano in Hawaii is not erupting at the moment and rates of seismicity, deformation, and gas release have not changed significantly over the past week, deformation signals are consistent with refilling of the middle East Rift Zone (ERZ) and hazards...

November 09, 2018

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Camp Fire most destructive in California history: 6 711 structures destroyed

A destructive wildfire is rapidly growing in California's Butte County since it started early November 8, forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes. The fire grew to 8 000 ha (20 000 acres) before the end of the day and is still 0% contained....

November 09, 2018

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12 months' worth of rain in 2 days, strong winds and snow hit New Zealand's South Island

A severe storm brought extremely heavy rain, strong winds and high elevation snow to New Zealand's South Island and lower North Island on November 7 and 8, 2018. In just 57 hours, parts of the region received 652 mm (25.6 inches) of rain - more than it usually...

November 09, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake near Jan Mayen, Greenland Sea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit Jan Mayen island region, Greenland Sea at 01:49 UTC on November 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at the same depth. The epicenter was located 119...

November 09, 2018