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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Sulawesi, Indonesia at 07:00 UTC on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.1 km (11.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), BMKG M6.0 at the same depth....

September 28, 2018

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'Exceptionally rare' - first September tropical cyclone since 1950 forms in SW Pacific, TC Liua

Tropical Cyclone "Liua" formed in the Southwest Pacific Ocean on September 26, 2018, as the first named storm of the 2018/19 South Pacific tropical cyclone season. This is the first tropical cyclone to form in the SW Pacific during the month of September...

September 27, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 19 - 25, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between September 19 and 25, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ketoi, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Sarychev...

September 26, 2018

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Worst floods since 1995 hit Himachal Pradesh, India

At least 25 people have died in flash floods, landslides and other rain-related incidents in northwestern India over the past couple of days, officials said Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Meanwhile, more than 1 000 people have been stranded after landslides and fresh...

September 25, 2018

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5 dead and 9 missing after major flash floods hit Periban, Mexico's Michoacan

At least 5 people have been killed and 9 others are still missing after major flash floods hit the town of Periban in Mexico's state of Michoacan, officials said Monday, September 24, 2018. Flash floods took place after unusually heavy rain swelled the Cutio...

September 24, 2018

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11 killed, 20 rescued after heavy rain and snow hit parts of northern India

At least 11 people have been killed in parts of northern India on September 24, 2018, after heavy rain and snow hit the region. On September 23, at least 20 stranded people have been rescued after heavy snowfall hit Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh. Torrential rains...

September 24, 2018

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6 months' worth of rain in 1 day, floodwaters rose 1.7 m (5.6 ft) as remnants of Medicane "Brian" hit Tunisia

At least 4 people have been killed as remnants of the first medicane of the season - Brian - dropped heavy rain on Tunisia over the past couple of days, causing catastrophic flash flooding. Severe thunderstorms first hit the country on September 19 but rains...

September 24, 2018

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Mud volcano erupts in Haradag district of Baku, Azerbaijan

According to a statement released by the Ministry of Ecology, a mud volcano erupted in Haradag district of Baku in Azerbaijan on September 23, 2018. The eruption started during the early morning hours of Sunday, September 23 and it still continues, the ministry said...

September 24, 2018

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Another large sinkhole opens at Inskip Point beach, Australia

Another large sinkhole has opened at Inskip Point beach in Queensland, Australia overnight September 24, 2018. This is the same beach where a sinkhole opened up on September 26, 2015, swallowing several vehicles and tents. The hole was spotted from the air on Monday...

September 24, 2018

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Intense eruption continues at Krakatau, alert level remains at 2 of 4, Indonesia

Mount Anak Krakatau erupted 56 times on Saturday, September 22, 2018, the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported September 23. The alert level remains at Level II (Waspada/Caution). Thick black smoke produced by the eruptions rose up o 200 -...

September 23, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits east of Guam

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit east of Guam at 05:52 UTC on September 23, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 38 km (23.6 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter...

September 23, 2018

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6 dead and missing after major flash floods hit Culiacan, Mexico

At least three people have been killed and another three are missing after tropical depression hit Mexico's northwestern state of Sinaloa on September 20, 2018. The storm dropped heavy rains and caused major flash flooding in the city of Culiacán,...

September 21, 2018

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Major floods hit northern Ghana, killing at least 34 people and leaving 100 000 homeless

At least 34 people have been killed and 2 are still missing after heavy rains combined with waters spilling from a dam in Burkina Faso flooded parts of northern Ghana this month. The floods caused widespread damage to agriculture, roads and other infrastructure and...

September 21, 2018

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Alberta records snowiest September since records began, more expected, Canada

Parts of Alberta, Canada recorded their snowiest September since records began. The city of Edmonton experienced its snowiest September on record, with six consecutive days of snowfall and 22 cm (8.6 inches) reported in total so far this month. The amount broke the...

September 21, 2018

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Possible eruption at Ketoi volcano, last confirmed eruption was in 1960, Kuril Islands

Tokyo VAAC reported a possible eruption took place at Ketoi stratovolcano in Russia's Kuril Islands at 23:30 UTC on September 20, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1960. Volcanic ash was not identifiable in satellite imagery and there was no...

September 21, 2018

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Massive landslide buries 24 homes in Cebu, leaving more than 60 dead and missing, Philippines

A large landslide buried between 20 and 24 homes near a limestone quarry site on the fringes of Naga City of Cebu Province in the central Philippines early September 20, 2018. Most of the residents were still asleep when the slide took place. 12 bodies have been...

September 20, 2018

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Severe drought blamed for sharp decline in economy, exports of soy and corn, Argentina

The economy in Argentina declined sharply in the second quarter of 2018 as the country suffers its worst drought in decades and a steep decline in exports of soy and corn. Argentina was once the world's top exporter of soy and corn. According to the national...

September 20, 2018