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Shallow M5.8 earthquake hits China, red pager alert, damage, deaths reported

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.8 hit China's Sichuan province at 14:55 UTC (22:55 local time) on June 17, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC registered it at M5.9 at a depth of 10 km. China Earthquake...

June 17, 2019

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Deadly floods hit central and western parts of Mongolia

Heavy rain and floods are affecting parts of central and western Mongolia since June 15, 2019, causing damage and loss of life. The floods affected capital Ulaanbaatar and nearby areas such as Lun, Bayantsogt and Bayankhangai, Tuv Province, damaging roads, buildings...

June 17, 2019

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Third earthquake registered under Lake Erie, Ohio

The USGS has registered a shallow M1.5 earthquake under Lake Erie, near Cleveland, Ohio at 02:28 UTC on June 17, 2019, making it the third quake in the area in just 7 days. It comes 7 days after rare M4.0 hit the same region and 1 day after M1.9. Over 8 000 people...

June 17, 2019

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Heatwave conditions claim at least 70 lives in 24 hours, Bihar

Severe heatwave conditions affecting Bihar, India claimed the lives of at least 70 people over the past 24 hours, state authorities reported June 17, 2019. Temperatures across the state are reaching 45 °C (113 °F) for the third straight week and above 50...

June 17, 2019

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Severe storm hits Azores, causing major floods

A low pressure area moved over the Azores on June 16, 2019, dropping heavy rain on the Portuguese archipelago and causing major floods. The head of the Civil Protection of the Azores, Carlos Neves, said islands took heavy damage due to bad weather, with the island...

June 17, 2019

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Small earthquake swarm under Teide volcano, Tenerife, Canary Islands

More than 500 long-period (LP) seismic events were detected under the SE flank of Teide volcano in Tenerife, Canary Islands on June 14, 2019, indicating the injection of magmatic fluids in the volcanic-hydrothermal system of Tenerife Island. The swarm took place...

June 17, 2019

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Violent hailstorms hit France, catastrophic agricultural damage reported

Violent hailstorms swept through southeastern France on June 15 and 16, 2019, causing significant infrastructural and agricultural damage. One person was killed in the town of Taninges, Haute-Savoie department of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. The storm brought...

June 16, 2019

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Strong M6.3 aftershock hits Kermadec Islands Region, New Zealand

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Kermadec Islands Region at 05:17 UTC on June 16, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 30 km (18 miles). The epicenter was located about 872 km (542...

June 16, 2019

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Powerful M7.2 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands Region, New Zealand

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.2 (downgraded from M7.4) hit Kermadec Islands Region at 22:54 UTC on June 15, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The...

June 15, 2019

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Tonga

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Tonga at 21:56 UTC on June 16, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). This earthquake can have a low humanitarian...

June 15, 2019

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State of emergency after heavy rains hit Recife, claiming lives of at least 7 people, Brazil

Heavy rains hit Recife, capital of Brazil's northeastern state of Pernambuco on Thursday, June 13, 2019, causing massive floods and landslides in which at least 6 people lost their lives. Three others are still missing. According to Pernambuco Water and Climate...

June 15, 2019

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Strong eruption at Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 9.8 km (32 000 feet), Mexico

A strong eruption took place at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico at 15:40 UTC (10:40 local time) on June 14, 2019. The volcanic ash cloud rose to an estimated height of 9.8 km (32 000 feet) above sea level, according to data provided by the Washington VAAC. In 24 hours...

June 15, 2019

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Death toll surpasses 60, 9 300 homes collapsed as heavy rain hits China

Heavy rain affecting southern and central China this week claimed lives of at least 64 people and forced evacuation of 356 000. The affected region stretches from Guangdong to Chongqing. According to data provided by China's Ministry of Emergency Management on...

June 14, 2019

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2 months' worth of rain in 48 hours triggers floods, disrupts travel, UK

Parts of central United Kingdom recorded double the amount of rain that typically falls during the entire month of June in two days. In the 48 hours ending on the morning of June 12, 2019, a total of 107.2 mm (4.22 inches) flooded Holbeach in Lincolnshire. The town...

June 14, 2019

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the GUC as M6.3 hit off the coast of Coquimbo, Chile at 00:19 UTC (20:19 LT, June 13) on June 14, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 36.4 km (22.6 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10.1 km (6.3 miles),...

June 14, 2019

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Strong eruption at Agung volcano, ash to 9.1 km (30 000 feet), Indonesia

A strong eruption took place at Agung volcano, Bali, Indonesia at 17:40 UTC on June 12, 2019. The eruptive pulse lasted 3 minutes and 53 seconds. Volcanic ash rose up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) above sea level, drifting southwest, according to data provided by Darwin...

June 12, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: June 5 - 11, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes from June 5 to 11, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Colima, Mexico | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Piton de la...

June 12, 2019