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May 23 hokaido m6_1 GE + USGS

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Hokkaido, Japan

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Hokkaido, Japan on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 15:02:25 UTC. Epicenter was located 109 km (68 miles) NNE (26 degrees) of Hachinohe, Honshu, 120 km (74 miles) ESE (111 degrees) of Hakodate, Hokkaido, 129 km (80 miles) ENE (61 degrees) of

May 23, 2012

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Thousands of Mozambique Tilapia fish found dead on the river banks at Hatvalan, India

The problem of fish dying in large numbers has come to the fore of the banks of the Mula-Mutha (Bheema) rivers again. Fish have been found dead along the banks of the Mula-Mutha because of rising pollution and the latest in the series was recorded at Hatvalan near the

May 23, 2012


Record flood of Rio Negro, the largest Amazon tributary

The largest Amazon River tributary, Rio Negro has marked its highest historical level following weeks of heavy rain. The Rio Negro crested last Wednesday, registering 97.70 feet (29.78 meters) in Manaus. The top narrowly eclipsed the high mark of 97.67, set in

May 23, 2012


Scientists have found more than 150,000 sites in the Arctic where methane is seeping into the atmosphere

According to a report published in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists have found more than 150,000 sites in the Arctic where methane is seeping into the atmosphere. The fragile and rapidly changing Arctic is home to large reservoirs of methane, a potent

May 22, 2012

May 22 m5_7 Bulgaria GE + USGS

Very dangerous M 5.6 earthquake and strong aftershocks struck Bulgaria

Strong and shallow earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.6 struck Bulgaria on May 22, 2012 at 00:00 UTC. The epicenter was just 24 km (14 miles) W of SOFIA, Bulgaria (42.686°N, 23.009°E). Recorded depth by USGS was 9.4 km (5.8 miles). EMSC recorded 5.7 magnitude

May 22, 2012

italy earthquake

Northern Italy is shaking - More than 70 aftershocks after M 6.0

Aftershocks are continuing to strike Northern Italy. More than 70 have been recorded after magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 02:03 UTC. INGV has announced that they cannot rule out another severe aftershock. The situation will be at least unstable for a limited number of

May 20, 2012

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Fuego volcano in Guatemala had largest eruption in years

Fuego volcano in Guatemala had one of its most explosive and vigorous eruptions in years over the weekend.The volcano, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of the capital, erupted about 2:45 a.m. (07:45 GMT) on Saturday, May 19, 2012, spewing a column of ash up

May 20, 2012


Another strong 5.2 earthquake hits Northern Italy

Strong aftershock, magnitude 5.2 earthquake, struck Northern Italy at 13:18:02 UTC just hours after deadly 6.0 quake. The epicenter was located 14 km west of Ferrara. The closest villages are Mirabello (3km on the west) and Bondeno (7km on the south). EMSC recorded

May 20, 2012


Deadly heat wave across India

India is experiencing a deadly heat wave. Heat waves of varying intensity are expected to stalk north-west India and parts of east and east-central India. The worst hit region is northeast with unofficial reports about 41 deaths from heat-related illness. Indian

May 20, 2012

May 20 off the east coast of Honshu m6_0 GE + USGS

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the east coast of Honshu, series of strong aftershocks followed

Strong and shallow earthquake with magnitude 6.0 struck off the east coast of Honshu, Japan on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 07:19 UTC. Epicenter was located 179 km (111 miles) E of Morioka, Honshu, Japan (39.597°N, 143.242°E). USGS recorded depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

May 20, 2012

May 20 Northern Italy earthquake

Deadly M6.0 earthquake struck Northern Italy

Strong, very dangerous, shallow and deadly earthquake with magnitude 6.0 struck Northen Italyat 02:12 UTC on Sunday, May 20, 2012, according to USGS. The epicenter was located 36 km (22 miles) NNW of Bologna, Italy (44.800°N, 11.192°E). Recorded depth by the...

May 20, 2012

May 19 2012 m5_9 atofagasta chile GE + USGS

Strong earthquake with magnitude 5.9 struck Antofagasta, Chile

Strong earthquake struck Chile again. On May 19, 2012 at 8:35 UTC magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Antofagasta, Chile. Recorded depth according to USGS was 25 km (15.5 miles). Epicenter location was 54 km (33 miles) SW of Taltal, Antofagasta, Chile (25.783°S,

May 19, 2012

May 18 2012 March 11 2012 GE + USGS

Three strong earthquakes struck near the March 11, 2011, M 9.0 area within three hours

On May 19, 2012 JST three strong earthquakes struck near the March 11, 2011 magnitude 9.0 Great Tohoku earthquake and they all happened within three hours. For easier understanding of times when they occurred all earthquakes will be described in UTC time.According to

May 19, 2012


New lava flow on Bagana volcano, Papua New Guinea

Despite being one of the most active volcanoes in Papua New Guinea, Bagana is poorly monitored. Located on the mountainous spine of Bouganville Island, it is both far from any cities or large towns and hard to reach due to the rough terrain. Bagana emits volcanic

May 18, 2012


Fresh blasts from Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano

Fresh blasts from Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano spewed fiery rock and caustic ash over residents around the Mexico City suburb of Puebla, already on edge after weeks of ongoing eruption.Ash soared 4 km (2.5 miles) into the sky earlier forcing a local airport to

May 18, 2012

the sirung volcano

Sirung volcano back to life and on alert level 3: new phreatic eruption and strong degassing

The Sirung stratovolcano on the remote Pantar island in Indonesia has come back to life with a series of probably phreatic explosions and strong degassing.On May 8, 2012 a 3-hour long eruption took place. The eruption was accompanied by loud sounds and incandescent

May 18, 2012

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Spring fires and smoke in eastern Asia

Russian officials announced that twenty-one forest fires were burning on May 17 on a total of over 3,000 hectares, with 2,600 hectares blazing in Buryatia and almost 500 hectares in Khabarovsk territory. Three new fires were seen in Tunkinsky National Park in the past

May 18, 2012