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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Batan Islands region, Philippines

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Batan Islands region, Philippines, on September 6, 2013 at 11:33 UTC. USGS measured depth at 178.1 km (110.6 miles). Epicenter was located off the coast, 43 km (27 miles) ESE of Uyugan and 214 km (133 miles) NNE of Aparri,

September 06, 2013

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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Costa Rica

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Costa Rica on September 5, 2013 at 12:29 UTC. USGS measured depth at 18 km (11.2 miles). Epicenter was located 44 km (27 miles) W of Sardinal and 61 km (38 miles) NW of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica.

September 05, 2013

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Active volcanoes in the world: August 28 - September 3, 2013

During past seven days 9 volcanoes had new activity, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. This report covers active volcanoes in the world from August 28 – September 3, 2013 based on Smithsonian/USGS

September 04, 2013

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Strong and very deep earthquake M 6.9 struck Izu Islands, Japan

A strong and very deep earthquake M 6.9 (JMA) struck Izu Islands, Japan, at 00:18 UTC on September 4, 2013. USGS measured it as M 6.5 at a depth of 407 km, JMA at 400 km. Epicenter was located at sea, 354 km (220 miles) SSW of Hachijo-jima and 635

September 04, 2013

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A timeline of the most important events at the Bayou Corne sinkhole - Louisiana sinkhole (since May 2012)

The Bayou Corne sinkhole, also known as Louisiana sinkhole, was discovered in August 2012 when a Napoleonville salt dome, a naturally-occurring underground salt deposit, suddenly collapsed after months of unexplained seismic activity and

September 03, 2013

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Strong and shallow M 6.1 earthquake struck Haida Gwaii region, Canada

A strong and shallow M 6.1 earthquake struck Haida Gwaii region (Queen Charlotte Sound), Canada, at 20:19 UTC on September 3, 2013. USGS is reporting a shallow depth of 1 km. Epicenter was located at sea, 191 km (119 miles) WSW of Bella

September 03, 2013

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Pyroclastic flows at Fuego volcano, Guatemala

A phase of increased lava flow activity occurred this morning at Fuego volcano, Guatemala, generating a series of pyroclastic flows that descended mostly on the southwestern side of the volcano. An ash plume rising as a by-product of the pyroclastic flows was...

September 02, 2013

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Bougainville region, P.N.G.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea, on September 2, 2013 at 04:30 UTC. USGS measured depth at 49 km. Epicenter was located 54 km (34mi) WSW of Panguna and 65 km (40mi) SW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea. There are

September 02, 2013

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia

A very strong, but harmless, earthquake M 6.5 struck Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia, on September 1, 2013, at 11:52 UTC. USGS measured depth at 132.1 km (82 miles). There is no tsunami risk. Epicenter was located off shore, in the hot solid mantle of our

September 01, 2013

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Increased seismicity, lava fountaining and ash emissions up to 6 km at Veniaminof volcano, Alaska

Increased seismicity, characterized by elevated levels of continuous tremor, lava fountaining, and ash emissions as high as 4.5 - 6 km (15,000 to 20,000 feet) above sea level have been occurring at Veniaminof volcano, Alaska, on the morning of August 30th. Latest AVO

August 31, 2013

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Destructive, shallow and deadly earthquake jolts Yunnan - Sichuan border region, China

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake that struck border area of Shangri-La and Deqen counties in Yunnan Province and Derong County in Sichuan Province, China, on August 31 at 00:04 UTC, claimed lives of 4 people and injured 10 others according to latest

August 31, 2013

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Strong earthquakes hit Andreanof Islands region, Alaska

Earthquake sequence that started with M 7.0 on August 30 at 16:25 UTC generated 44 M1+ earthquakes until 07:00 UTC on August 31, according to USGS. In that timeframe, USGS reported 30 M2.5+ earthquakes and 13 M4.5+, with strongest being M6.1 at 06:38 UTC and M5.5 at...

August 31, 2013

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Very strong earthquake M7.0 struck south of Atka, Alaska

A very strong earthquake with recorded magnitude of 7.0 (USGS) struck south of Atka, Alaska on August 30, 2013 at 16:25 UTC. Preliminary reports placed depth at 34.5 km (21.4 miles). EMSC is also reporting M7.0 earthquake and depth of 40 km. Epicenter was

August 30, 2013

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Study: Hurricane Sandy eroded half of Fire Island'’s beaches and dunes, New York

New USGS study - beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms.  While the damage and destruction on Fire Island was immediately evident after

August 29, 2013

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Active volcanoes in the world: August 21 - August 27, 2013

During past seven days 5 volcanoes had new activity, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. This report covers active volcanoes in the world from August 21 – August 27, 2013 based on Smithsonian/USGS

August 28, 2013

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Waters of southeast Florida covered in fluorescent green slime of toxic algae

Massive outbreak of toxic algae is reported at Florida’s southeastern coast. St. Lucie River, its estuary, and the Indian River Lagoon are slimed with fluorescent green toxic algae that grow on excess sewage, manure, and fertilizer runoff released

August 28, 2013

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Shallow earthquake struck Yunnan, Shangri-La County - China

Shallow and damaging earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.0 (USGS) struck junction area of southwest China’s Yunnan and Sichuan provinces on August 27, 2013, at 20:44 UTC. China's CEIC reported M 5.1 at shallow depth of 9 km. EMSC reported M 5.0 at

August 28, 2013