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Powerful explosive event at Karymsky volcano, ash up to 10.5 km (34 500 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A powerful explosive event started at the Russian Karymsky volcano, Kamchatka at 07:30 UTC on November 3, 2021, ejecting ash up 9.5 km (31 200 feet) and then up to 10.5 km (34 500 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code remains at Orange. Satellite data...

November 05, 2021

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 27 - November 2, 2021

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from October 27 to November 2, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 19 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Ulawun, New Britain (Papua New Guinea). Ongoing...

November 04, 2021

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Deadly landslide hits Colombia's Narino Department

At least 14 people have died and 6 remain missing after a large landslide hit southwestern Colombia's Narino Department, Mallama Municipality on November 2, 2021, destroying two buildings. The landslide hit the mountainous San Miguel village after heavy rains....

November 04, 2021

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La Palma volcano eruption - Insane drone video from the edge of caldera, Canary Islands

Volcano eruption in the Canary Islands of Spain continues into the 7th week. Huge lava fountain throwing chunks of molten rock over 460 m (1 500 feet) in the air shot from up close with a drone as it was being pelted with small fallout. A massive ash cloud is...

November 03, 2021

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the South Sandwich Islands region at 00:02 UTC on November 1, 2021, at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). The epicenter was located about 2 500 km (1 553 miles)...

November 01, 2021

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Massive amounts of pumice stones washing ashore in Okinawa, may affect nuclear power plants, Japan

A large number of pumice stones produced by massive undersea volcano eruption have washed ashore on the main island of Okinawa Prefecture and other places this week, affecting fisheries industry and ship operations. The pumice is also being reported in the Amami...

October 28, 2021

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Massive floods hit Catania after entire year's worth of rain in just 2 days, Italy

Massive flooding hit Italy's port city of Catania over the past couple of days after the city received its average yearly rainfall in just about 48 hours. Massive damage was reported across the city, at least 2 people have been killed and one remains missing....

October 27, 2021

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Sudden eruption at Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

A sudden eruption took place at the Indonesian Krakatau volcano at around 07:13 UTC on October 26, 2021. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Orange. According to Anak Krakatau Volcano Observatory, the eruption was recorded on a seismogram with a maximum amplitude...

October 27, 2021

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit east of the South Sandwich Islands at 05:48 UTC on October 26, 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 about 2 357...

October 26, 2021

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Giant lava fountains, very violent activity after partial cone collapse at Cumbre Vieja, La Palma

A partial cone collapse at Cumbre Vieja volcano at 08:25 UTC on October 25, 2021, exposed giant lava fountains with large emissions of gasses, ash, and lava. This was followed by very violent explosive activity starting around 13:30 UTC and the opening of a new vent...

October 25, 2021

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Widespread flooding hits Spain's Alicante

Exceptional rainfall hit Spain's Alicante Province on October 22, 2021, damaging homes and stranding numerous vehicles. According to State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), up to 102 mm (4 inches) of rainfall hit the town of Torrevieja, resulting in the evacuation...

October 25, 2021

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3 people killed, 3 missing after avalanche hits Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador

At least 3 people were killed and three others remain missing after an avalanche on dormant Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador on Sunday, October 24, 2021. The avalanche struck a group of 16 climbers at an altitude of 6 100 meters (20 000 feet), according to the AFP.1...

October 25, 2021

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Heavy rain, snow, and high winds in the West, severe thunderstorms shift to the East, U.S.

A strong storm off the Pacific Northwest will continue directing a stream of heavy rain, high elevation snow and gusty to high winds over much of central and northern California, the Sierra Nevadas and the Great Basin Monday, October 25, 2021. Thunderstorms...

October 25, 2021

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M6.5 earthquake hits Yilan County, Taiwan

A powerful earthquake registered by the CWB (Taiwan) as M6.5 hit Yilan County, Taiwan at 05:11 UTC (13:11 LT) on October 24, 2021, at a depth of 66.8 km (41 miles). USGS is reporting it as M6.2 at a depth of 64.5 km (40 miles); EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 60 km (37...

October 24, 2021

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Powerful eruption at Etna, pyroclastic flows, ash to 7.5 km (24 600 feet) a.s.l., Italy

One month after its last paroxysmal eruptive episode, strombolian activity increased at Etna's Southeast Crater on October 20 and 21, 2021, and progressed into another paroxysm with strong ash emissions on October 23. This is the 52nd paroxysm since the series...

October 23, 2021

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Floods leave severe damage across the city of Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Heavy rains caused severe floods in parts of the city of Abidjan, Ivory Coast on October 22, 2021, leaving homes damaged, roads blocked and vehicles stranded. Attécoubé, one of the 10 urban communes of Abidjan, registered 106 mm (4.17 inches) of rain...

October 23, 2021

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Shugo mud volcano erupts, area closed for safety reasons, Russia

Shugo mud volcano near the village of Varenikovskaya in Russia's Krasnodar Krai began erupting this week, forcing authorities to close it for tourists for safety reasons. According to local residents, active volcanic activity began a couple of days ago, with...

October 23, 2021