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Eruption starts near Fagradalsfjall on Iceland's Reykjanes Peninsula

A volcanic eruption started near Fagradalsfjall in Geldingadalur, Krýsuvík-Trölladyngja volcanic system, Iceland's Reykjanes Peninsula at 20:45 UTC on March 19, 2021, after more than 50 000 earthquakes registered since February 24. The last...

March 20, 2021

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits west of Macquarie Island, Southwestern Pacific Ocean

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit west of Macquarie Island, Southwestern Pacific Ocean at 05:19 UTC on March 20, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The...

March 20, 2021

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Deadly flash floods hit Luanda, Angola

Torrential rains triggered major flash floods in Luanda, Angola, from Monday, March 15, 2021. As many as 1 770 people have been affected and according to the National Civil Protection and Fire Service, at least four people died and three others went missing. Heavy...

March 19, 2021

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King Fire scorches 5 800 ha (14 300 acres) of land in Brooks County, Texas

A wildfire that started on the King Ranch in Brooks County, Texas, has burned around 5 800 ha (14 300 acres) of land as of Thursday, March 18, 2021, before being contained, according to the Texas Forest Service. The fire -- named King Fire -- began at the King...

March 19, 2021

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Small explosion at Semisopochnoi volcano, Aviation Color Code raised to Orange, Alaska

Regional infrasound sensors detected a small explosion at Semisopochnoi volcano, Alaska on March 19, 2021, indicating an increase in eruptive activity. As a result, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code to ORANGE and the Volcano...

March 19, 2021

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Close-up view of new cinder cone at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

A moderate explosive-effusive flank eruption and gas-steam activity continue at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. KVERT warns the danger of ash explosions up to 4 - 5 km (13 120 - 16 400 feet) a.s.l. from the flank crater and the lava flow front (phreatic...

March 19, 2021

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Evacuations in NSW due to potentially record and life-threatening flooding, Australia

Residents across New South Wales, Australia, have been ordered to evacuate on Friday, March 19, 2021, after severe flooding-- described by the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) as "potentially life-threatening"-- swept through the state. Severe inundations are...

March 19, 2021

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Earthquake swarm under Mauna Loa volcano, Aviation Color Code remains at Yellow, Hawaii

A small swarm of shallow seismicity, that began at 11:00 UTC on March 18, 2021, is occurring beneath the upper Ka‘ōiki seismic zone, under Mauna Loa’s southeast flank and northwest of Kīlauea's summit, Hawaii. Mauna Loa Volcano is not erupting;...

March 19, 2021

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15th paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna volcano, Italy

The morning of March 19, 2021, brought another paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna volcano, Italy -- the 15th since February 16. The Aviation Color Code was raised to red at 08:16 UTC. The tremor started increasing at around 06:30 UTC and soon reached a high-level...

March 19, 2021

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 10 - 16, 2021

New activity/unrest was reported for 9 volcanoes from March 10 to 16, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bagana, Bougainville (Papua New Guinea) | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Krysuvik-Trolladyngja, Iceland |...

March 19, 2021

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Very strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Bejaia, Algeria

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Algeria at 00:04 UTC (01:04 LT) on March 18, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 8 km (5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was...

March 18, 2021

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Deadly floods sweep through Kinshasa and Brazzaville in Congo and DR Congo

Severe flash flooding hit the neighboring cities of Kinshasa in DR Congo and Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo after heavy rains on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. At least four people died, while several houses and infrastructure were damaged. Heavy downpours triggered...

March 17, 2021

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14th paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna since February 16, Italy

Strombolian activity at Etna volcano, Italy intensified again at 00:55 UTC on March 17, 2021, and evolved over the next couple of hours into the 14th paroxysmal eruptive episode since February 16. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 02:26 UTC and lowered...

March 17, 2021

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Shallow M6.6 earthquake hits off the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit off the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia at 18:38 UTC on March 16, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 22 km (13.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles)....

March 16, 2021

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Persistent heavy rains leave 7 people dead in Colombia, significant increase in precipitation expected

Heavy rain has been affecting western Colombia since March 11, 2021, causing flooding and landslides that have resulted in at least seven fatalities as of Tuesday, March 16, and thousands of families affected. Since January 1, 15 people have lost their lives across...

March 16, 2021

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Increased eruptive activity continues at Pacaya volcano, dense ash columns reported, Guatemala

Increased eruptive activity continues at Guatemala's Pacaya volcano with dense, dark ash columns, indicating that magma is pushing its way toward the surface. The volcano has been erupting since early February, posing risk to the surrounding communities. In a...

March 16, 2021

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Large landslide on the banks of Knappensee produces 1.5 m (4.9 feet) high tsunami, Germany

A large landslide took place on the banks of man-made Lake Knappensee, Germany on March 11, 2021. The area where the slide took place belongs to an old open cast mining site. The event caused a 1.5 m (4.9 feet) high tsunami which damaged properties in a village on...

March 15, 2021