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Strong and shallow earthquake M6.6 struck south of Panama

A strong and shallow earthquake with registered magnitude of 6.6 struck south of Panama / west of Colombia on August 13, 2013 at 15:43 UTC. USGS measured a depth oft 10 km, EMSC registered M6.7 at depth of only 2 km. Epicenter was located at sea 99 km (62 miles) WSW...

August 13, 2013

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Fukushima now in state of emergency, leaking 300 tons of radioactive water into the ocean daily

Japan's nuclear watchdog has now declared the leak of radioactive water from Fukushima a "state of emergency." Each day, 300 tons of radioactive water seeps into the ocean, and it's now clear that TEPCO has engage in a two-and-a-half-year cover-up of

August 13, 2013

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Strong and shallow earthquake M 6.2 struck near the coast of northern Peru

Strong and shallow earthquake with registered magnitude of 6.2 (USGS) struck near the coast of northern Peru on August 12, 2013 at 09:49 UTC. USGS measured depth at 16.7 km. EMSC is reporting M 6.1 earthquake and depth of only 2 km. Epicenter was located 94 km (58

August 12, 2013

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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand

Very deep earthquake with registered magnitude of M6.0 (USGS) / M6.1 (EMSC) struck Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand, on August 12, 2013 at 04:16 UTC. USGS measured depth at 325 km, EMSC at 342 km and GEONET at 469 km. Epicenter was located offshore, 112 km (70

August 12, 2013

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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Kepulauan Babar region, Indonesia

An earthquake registered as M6.0 (USGS) / M6.1 (EMSC) struck Kepulauan Babar region, Indonesia on August 12, 2013 at 00:53 UTC. USGS measured depth at 92 km, EMSC at 110 km. Epicenter was located offshore, 189 km (117 miles) WNW of Saumlaki and 362 km (225 miles)

August 12, 2013

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Deadly eruption of Mount Rokatenda (Paluweh), Indonesia

Mount Rokatenda also known as Paluweh volcano erupted on August 10, 2013 spewing hot ash and rocks high into the air. Volcanology centre head Surono said eruption sent fast-moving red-hot ash onto nearby beach killing five people (three adults and two children).

August 10, 2013

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New burp event at Louisiana sinkhole

The new burp event at the Bayou Corne sinkhole was captured on video and released by Assumption Parish Police Jury on August 8, 2013. For more updates please visit Assumption Parish Police Jury blog. Featured image: Youtube

August 10, 2013

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Worldwide fires from 2000-2013

Between 2000-2013, the MODIS instrument was able to monitor fires across the world.   Agricultural and prescribed fires are shown in dark red. More intense fires are shown in orange and the most intense are shown

August 09, 2013

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 31 - August 6, 2013

During past seven days 8 volcanoes had new activity, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. This report covers active volcanoes in the world from July 31 – August 6, 2013 based on Smithsonian/USGS criteria. New

August 07, 2013

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Magnetic pole reversal of the Sun 3 - 4 months away

As it does approximately every 11 years on a solar cycle, the Sun's magnetic field is now reversing. Measurements have confirmed that we are about 3 - 4 months away from complete magnetic field reversal when Sun's inner magnetic dynamo will re-organize itself.

August 06, 2013

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Shiveluch erupts, sends ash up to 5 km, Kamchatka

Local Emergencies Ministry department confirmed that Shiveluch volcano, Kamchatka, spewed ash to a height of up to 5 km (3 miles) on Monday, August 5, 2013. The cloud of ash moved in the eastern direction from the volcano bypassing residential areas at

August 05, 2013

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Strong earthquake M 6.0 struck near crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi plant

A strong earthquake registered as M 6.0 (JMA) on Richter scale struck northeastern Japan on August 4, 2013 at 03:28 UTC. JMA reported depth of 50 km. This earthquake was 41 km away from March 11, 2011 devastating M 9.0 "Tohoku earthquake" and about

August 04, 2013

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Elevated seismicity continues at Mount Rainier and near Mount Saint Helens volcanoes - Washington Cascades, US

ER reports that elevated seismicity continues at Mount Rainier (station STAR) and near Mount Saint Helens (station SHW) volcanoes in the Washington Cascades, US. Event depths at Mount Saint Helens average around 13 km and form a radial pattern in

August 04, 2013

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 24 - July 30, 2013

This week, 7 volcanoes had new activity,  ongoing activity was reported for 9 volcanoes. This report covers active volcanoes in the world recorded from July 24 – July 30, 2013 based on Smithsonian/USGS criteria. New

July 31, 2013

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Floods continue in south east Asia - Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Heavy monsoon rains are causing more flooding in south east Asia. Myanmar officials reported on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, that severe flooding caused nearly 25 000 people to evacuate in Karen State, eastern Myanmar. Heavy rains and

July 31, 2013

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New ash eruption at Rabaul (Tavurvur) volcano at New Britain, PNG

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured smoke plume extending from Rabaul (Tavurvur) volcano on Papua New Guinea on July 30, 2012 at 00:10 UTC. Rabaul volcano is one of the most active

July 31, 2013

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10-day Global Fire Map: July 20 - 29, 2013

The fire map bellow accumulates the locations of the fires detected by MODIS on board the Terra and Aqua satellites over a 10-day period, from July 20  - July 29, 2013. Each colored dot indicates a location where MODIS detected at least one fire during

July 30, 2013