Earth changes

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Strong M6.7 earthquake hits Mindoro, Philippines

A strong earthquake registered by PHIVOLCS as M6.7 hit Mindoro, Philippines at 20:48 UTC on July 23, 2021 (04:48 LT, July 24) at a depth of 116 km (72 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 112 km (69 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 118 km...

July 23, 2021

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Heavy rain in Maharashtra breaks 40-year July record, India

Incessant rain over the last 48 hours has led to devastating floods in parts of Maharashtra, with three districts flooded and two districts facing a flood-like situation. The rains intensified on July 21, making this July the wettest in 40 years. From July 1 to 22,...

July 23, 2021

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Another round of severe flooding hits northeastern Turkey

Heavy rains have caused another round of severe flooding in northeastern Turkey on July 22, 2021. The event comes just a week after six people were killed and two others went missing in the Black Sea province of Rize. The new round hit the neighboring province of...

July 23, 2021

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More than 75 missing after landslide hits 32 buildings in Mahad, Maharashtra

As many as 75 people are feared missing after a large landslide caused by heavy rains affected 32 buildings in Taliye village in Mahad, Maharashtra, India on July 22, 2021. The village is located 14 km (8.8 miles) from Birwadi in Mahad taluka. The information was...

July 23, 2021

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 14 - 20, 2021

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from July 14 - 20, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Suwanosejima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Taal, Luzon (Philippines). Ongoing activity: Dukono,...

July 23, 2021

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Widespread floods hit central India, roads cut off as rivers overflow in Maharashtra

Heavy rains affecting central India since Wednesday, July 21, 2021, caused rivers to overflow in parts of Maharashtra, causing severe flooding. Severe flooding are also affecting neighboring Telangana, where more than 1 000 people have been evacuated. One of the...

July 22, 2021

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Deadly floods and mudslides hit Tajikistan

At least 12 people have died after heavy rain caused severe floods and mudslides in Tajikistan's Sughd Region on July 19, 2021. According to the country's Committee of Emergency Situations, two people died, 15 homes and 3 km (1.8 miles) of roads were damaged...

July 22, 2021

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Severe flooding hits Colorado and New Mexico, U.S.

At least 3 people have been killed and 3 others remain missing after severe flooding hit parts of Colorado and New Mexico, U.S. late Tuesday (LT), July 20, 2021. At 01:44 UTC on July 21, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office in northern Colorado issued a mandatory...

July 22, 2021

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Newly discovered undersea volcano near Christmas Island looks like the Eye of Sauron

An ancient undersea volcano was discovered 280 km (175 miles) southeast of the Christmas Islands. The volcano was discovered by CSIRO’s dedicated ocean research vessel, the RV Investigator. "Previously unknown and unimagined, this volcano emerged from our...

July 22, 2021

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Noctilucent clouds still bright and abundant, setting records at the highest latitudes

Noctilucent clouds are still bright and abundant 2 months after the start of the 2021 northern hemisphere season (May/June - August), and at the highest latitudes they are setting records, Dr. Tony Phillips of SpaceWeather.com noted in his latest NLC update....

July 21, 2021

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Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits off the coast of Panama

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit off the coast of Panama at 21:15 UTC on July 21, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 69 km (43 miles)...

July 21, 2021

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Two dams collapse after heavy rains hit Inner Mongolia, China

Two dams in North China's Inner Mongolia collapsed on Sunday, July 18, 2021, after heavy rains falling since Saturday. Local citizens were evacuated before the collapse and while material damage is huge, there are no reports of casualties. The combined water...

July 21, 2021

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Historic crop loss as severe frosts hit Brazil

Farmers across Brazil are reporting widespread crop loss due to severe frosts affecting the country over the past 3 weeks. After several destructive cold waves, another blast is expected over the weekend, July 24 and 25, followed by yet another at the end of the...

July 21, 2021

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Sirung volcano erupts, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Indonesia

Ash emission was observed at the Indonesian Sirung volcano, East Nusa Tenggara starting at 08:44 UTC (16:44 LT) on July 21, 2021. The last known eruption of this volcano took place in 2015, with ash rising up to 1.5 km (5 000 feet) above sea level. The best estimate...

July 21, 2021

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Catastrophic floods caused by extremely heavy rains claim lives of at least 29 people in Henan, China

At least 29 people have been killed and 7 others remain missing after heavy rains affecting China's central province of Henan since July 16 intensified on July 20, 2021. 25 of them died and 7 remain missing in Henan's capital Zhengzhou after massive floods...

July 21, 2021

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Massive flooding hits Zhengzhou after more than 200 mm (7.8 inches) of rain in just 1 hour, China

Extremely heavy rains hit the capital of China's Henan Province - Zhengzhou (population 10.3 million) on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, causing massive floods. This was the third and the strongest day of heavy rainfall in the province. Zhengzhou received average...

July 20, 2021

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Wildfires consume 2.5 million ha (6.2 million acres) of forests in Yakutia, Russia

According to statistics released by the Russian Ministry of Emergency on July 20, the 2021 wildfires in Yakutia (Republic of Sakha) -- the largest and coldest republic of the Russian Federation -- have so far consumed 2.5 million hectares (6.2 million acres) of...

July 20, 2021