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Another Aleutian volcano erupts - Increasing seismic tremor and steam plume at Veniaminof volcano

AVO reported on June 8, 2013 that over the past two days, they have detected gradually increasing seismic tremor beneath Veniaminof volcano, Alaska. Similar seismic activity has been associated with ash emissions at Veniaminof in the past, most recently in

June 10, 2013

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Shallow M 5.8 hit Northern Territory, Australia

Shallow earthquake registered as M 5.8 (USGS/EMSC) occurred in the desert region near Yulara at the border of South Australia and Northern Territory on June 9, 2013 at 14:22 UTC. The epicenter was located 316 km (196 miles) SW of Alice Springs, Australia

June 09, 2013

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New activity with ash emissions and lava fountaining at Pavlof volcano, Alaska

Current eruptive episode at Pavlof volcano, Alaska began on May 13, 2013 with ash emissions continuing through May 28, 2013 at which time the volcano remain calm. Activity renewed on June 4, 2013. Such pauses are common during eruptive episodes of Pavlof, which

June 09, 2013

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Historic floods continue to devastate Europe

Persistent heavy rains brought devastating floods to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary at the start  of June 2013. While the water levels dropped in some areas, other locals are still under threat as flood waves

June 08, 2013

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Active volcanoes in the world - May 29 – June 4, 2013

This week, 7 volcanoes were noticed to have new activity, whereas ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. This report covers active volcanoes in the world recorded from May 29 – June 4, 2013 based on Smithsonian/USGS criteria. New activity/unrest: |

June 06, 2013

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What lies beneath the Antarctic ice sheet

NASA has released a new product called Bedmap2 with clear picture of Antarctica from the ice surface down to the bedrock below. Up until now, researchers used 10 years old collection of Antarctic data. The product was a result of work led by the British

June 05, 2013

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Degassing and lahar at Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH reported on June 4, 2013 new activity at Santiaguito volcano in Guatemala. Strong degassing was observed at crater, producing a 300 meters high semi-thick column of white smoke, flowing in the northwest direction. On June 3, 2013 heavy rainfalls moved

June 05, 2013

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Record breaking flooding paralyzes central Europe - Czech Republic, Germany, Austria...

Continuous rain is paralyzing central European countries and bringing heavy flooding to Czech Republic, Poland, Germany and Austria. Meteorologist warn there is still no end in sight as more countries are declaring state of emergency. This is the worst

June 04, 2013

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Strong and dangerous M 6.2 earthquake hit Taiwan

Strong and shallow earthquake M 6.2 struck Taiwan on June 2, 2013 at 05:43 UTC. USGS measured depth at 20 km. EMSC is reporting same values at this time - M6.2 - depth 20 km. This is still based on preliminary data which will change in next couple of hours. Initial

June 02, 2013

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M 5.6 earthquake hit Philippines, landslides and new activity at Mayon volcano

According to latest bulletin by Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), Mayon volcano’s seismic network recorded one rock fall related event during the past 24-hour observation period. Moderate emission of white steam plumes was observed,

June 02, 2013

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New eruptions recorded at Sakura-jima volcano, Japan

For several days Sakura-jima volcano in Japan has been relatively calm and inactive. That period is now over as the volcano already erupted at least three times on May 30, 2013.   A new cycle of increased explosion frequency seems to have started, and

May 30, 2013

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Increase in seismic activity and effusion type eruption at Pacaya volcano, Guatemala

According to authorities the Pacaya volcano in Guatemala had small, effusion type, eruption on Thursday, May 30, 2013. The volcanic material was sent about 200 meters in the air. In a report published today INSIVUMEH states that Pacayá has

May 30, 2013

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Active volcanoes in the world - May 22 – May 28, 2013

This week, 7 volcanoes were noticed to have new activity, whereas ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. This report covers active volcanoes in the world recorded from May 22 – May 28, 2013 based on Smithsonian/USGS criteria. New activity/unrest: |

May 29, 2013

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Rare earthquake along the coast of Wales, United Kingdom

A rare and shallow earthquake struck along the coast of Wales, United Kingdom on May 29, 2013 at 03:16 UTC. EMSC initially reported magnitude 5.5 but decreased it to M 4.2 by latest report. Depth is reported at 8 km by EMSC, USGS measured it at 9.9

May 29, 2013

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Intense seismic swarm at Copahue volcano, Chile - Alert level raised to Red

Intense seismic swarm was recorded at Chile's Copahue volcano on May 26th with 356 low magnitude earthquakes related to magma movement per hour. Today, SERNAGEOMIN reported an average of 269 earthquakes per hour, with 6-8 seconds gap, and changed the

May 27, 2013

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Landsat`s thermal sensor illuminates from volcanic heat

While the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) flew over Indonesia’s Flores Sea on April 29, 2013, the satellite’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) took a natural-color photo of Paluweh volcano pluming ash.The Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) on LDCM got an

May 26, 2013

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Arctic amplification

Since the mid-20th Century, average global temperatures have warmed about 0.6°C (1.1°F), however, warming has not occurred equally everywhere. Temperatures have increased about twice as fast in the Arctic as in the mid-latitudes, a phenomenon known as

May 26, 2013