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Unrest at Nevado del Ruiz volcano in Colombia

If you head over to the Colombian Survey, INGEOMINAS, you can find updates and statuses for all the major Colombian volcanoes. These include the well-known ones like Galeras and Ruiz, but also lesser known but no less interesting/hazardous like Huila or

September 13, 2011

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Deadly explosion on atomic site in France - Radiation leak risk is a possibility

French media reports on Monday morning (local time) that an explosion has occurred in Central Nuclear Processing and Packaging Centraco centre in Marcoule in French department Gar and there is a threat of radiation leakage. One person died and three wounded in

September 12, 2011

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Tectonic plates converging - new land emerged in Sea of Azov

The plot of the seabed up to the surface in the vicinity of the Taman Peninsula. The new land emerged from the shift of tectonic plates.Amazing natural phenomenon has been documented in recent days in the vicinity of the Taman Peninsula in Sea of ​​Azov. Huge

September 12, 2011

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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Vanuatu

A shallow 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of the South Pacific island of Vanuatu on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning issued. The quake struck 63 km (39 miles) SW of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu, 212 km (131 miles) NW

September 11, 2011

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Land-clearing fires in the neighbouring countries polluting air in Malaysia

Malaysia has complained to Indonesia about land-clearing fires in the neighbouring country that have led to a blanket of pollution and poor air quality.Environment Minister Douglas Uggah Embas sent a letter to his Indonesian counterpart Friday about hundreds of

September 11, 2011

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Heavy rains drench southern Brazil

Three days of continuous downpours have had a severe impact in southern Santa Catarina state in southern Brazil, with authorities declaring 32 cities in a state of emergency, and two -- Brusque and Rio do Sul in a state of public calamity. Torrential rains that caused

September 11, 2011

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Tambora volcano in Indonesia has been raised to level 3 alert

Tambora volcano in Indonesia has been raised to level 3 alert. Continuous tremor was recorded at the volcano. On 7th September there were 40 shallow volcanic earthquakes. Tourists and locals are advised to avoid the summit area of Tambora volcano.Tambora lies 340

September 09, 2011

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Flood cleanup guidelines!

When an area is flooded, there is other damage in addition to just that from the water alone. The high, and sometimes forceful, water brings with it mud, fuel oil, contamination and other toxins. Officials estimate that 120 sewer and treatment facilities have been

September 09, 2011

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New eruption of Mount Etna, Sicily, Italy

After an interval of ten days of relative quiet, a new eruptive episode took place at New paroxysmal Crater South-East (New CSE) Etna in the morning of September 8, 2011. This is the 13th episode since the beginning of paroxysmal; the previous episode had occurred on

September 09, 2011

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Magnitude 6.4 (initially 6.7) earthquake struck near Vancouver Island, Canada

A strong earthquake with initial magnitude 6.7, later downgraded at 6.4, was registered 140 km (86 miles) SSE of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada. USGS registered depth of 23 km (14.3 miles).USGS expects a strong shaking for only 2,000 people and a moderate shaking

September 09, 2011

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San Diego power outage caused 2 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into Los Penasquitos Lagoon and Sweetwater River

The city of San Diego water system has lost power, causing two sewage pumps stations to spill raw sewage.1.9 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into Los Penasquitos Lagoon according to Mark McPherson, the county's chief of land and water quality. Officials shut

September 09, 2011

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Ash cloud 800 meter high at Dukono volcano, Halmahera, Indonesia

Dukono volcano (North Halmahera regency, Indonesia) activity increased on September 6, 2011, sending volcanic ash clouds as high as 800 meters in the sky. The capital town of the Halmahera regency lies at the port of Tobelo, approx. 15 km from the volcano...

September 07, 2011

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Mt Lokon erupts four times

Indonesia’s Mount Lokon erupted four times on Tuesday after increasing its volcanic activity during the past week, officials said. Mount Lokon, which is located on the northern tip of the island of Sulawesi, had four small eruptions on Tuesday, spewing out materials

September 07, 2011

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Fires in north central Australia

Each year, the cool dry season of northern Australia brings a strong threat of bushfire to the tropical savannas as the grasses and brush, made lush by summer rains, become bone-dry fuel. ABC Rural, of Australia, reported that after a summer of flooding, less rain has

September 06, 2011

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Lee spawns mass tornadoes touchdown from Mississippi to Georgia, floods, wildfires across Texas

Flooding isn't the only threat Tropical Rainstorm Lee brings to the Southeast. Tornadoes have been touching down from Mississippi to Alabama, Georgia and Florida, and more are likely to be spawned across the Southeast through Tuesday.The area at greatest risk today

September 06, 2011

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Unusually strong seismic activity in first days of September

 16 earthquakes magnitude 5+ (Japan, Panama, South Africa, Kuril Islands, Chile, South Sandwich Islands, Fox Islands, Santa Cruz Islands, Indonesia, Scotia Sea)7 earthquakes magnitude 6+ (Sumatra, Tonga, Vanuatu, South Sandwich Islands, Fox Islands,

September 05, 2011

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A strong 6.6 earthquake struck Northern Sumatra

A strong earthquake struck Northern Sumatra in Indonesia on early Tuesday morning, seismologists said, but it was not immediately known if there was damage or if there were casualties.The 6.6-magnitude earthquake at 12.55 a.m. local time (1755 GMT Monday) was

September 05, 2011