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Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake - Prince Edward Islands region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Prince Edward Islands region at 19:01 UTC on January 22, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. GFZ is reporting M6.9 at a depth...

January 22, 2019

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Strong M6.4 earthquake, M6.0 hit off the coast of Sumba, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast of Sumba, Indonesia at 05:10 UTC (13:10 local time) on January 22, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16.7 miles). The quake was preceded by M6.0 at 23:59 UTC, January 21, M4.9 at...

January 22, 2019

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Ottawa hit by coldest snowstorm in more than 120 years, Canada

On January 20, 2019, Canadian capital Ottawa experienced its coldest day with significant snowfall in more than 120 years. The daytime high temperatures in the city reached -19.3 °C (-2.74 °F) with a low of -24.2 °C (-11.5 °F) on January 19, but the...

January 21, 2019

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Ruptured ground around Ambrym volcano forces evacuations, Vanuatu

Earthquakes triggered by volcanic activity at Ambrym, Vanuatu ruptured the ground and damaged entire villages over the past month, forcing the evacuation of 700 people living on the island. According to media reports, people from the villages of Paamal, Ulei, Sameou...

January 21, 2019

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Extreme cold warnings cover almost all of Ontario and Quebec, Canada

A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is forcing authorities to keep extreme cold warnings active over almost entire Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such...

January 21, 2019

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High level of activity at Stromboli volcano, Italy

Activity at Stromboli volcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy remains at high levels since the end of December 2018. Today's activity at the volcano is characterized by puffing with high amplitude mainly located at NE vent and by high amplitude explosions at NE e C...

January 21, 2019

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Extreme cold, another storm follow major Northeast winter storm

A powerful winter storm hit parts of the United States, from the Midwest to the Northeast over the weekend, dropping heavy snow and rain and creating dangerously icy conditions. Areas of heavy snow will linger across portions of New England and downwind of the Great...

January 21, 2019

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Strong explosive eruption at Bezymianny, ash to 10 km (32 800 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code Red

A strong explosive eruption took place at Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 16:10 UTC (04:06 local time) on January 20, 2019. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. The last major eruption of this volcano took place on December 20, 2017. The latest...

January 21, 2019

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Two dead after very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile

A very strong earthquake registered by CSN as M6.7 hit near Coquimbo, Chile at 01:32 UTC on January 20, 2019 (22:32 local time, January 19). The agency is reporting a depth of 50.1 km (31 miles). USGS is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 53 km (32 miles). This earthquake...

January 20, 2019

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Heavy rain and snow claim 4 lives, tens of thousands of refugees exposed to extreme weather conditions, Lebanon

Several rounds of severe weather swept over Lebanon over the past 7 days, claiming lives of at least 4 people. At least 35 000 Syrian refugees are exposed to floods, snow and freezing temperatures and are sending out calls for help. Heavy rain, strong winds and...

January 18, 2019

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New lava dome observed in the summit crater of Cleveland volcano, alerts raised

A new lava dome was observed in the summit crater of Cleveland volcano prompting the Alaska Volcano Observatory to upgrade the Color Code/Alert Level to ORANGE/WATCH on January 17, 2019. No explosive activity has been detected or observed in seismic or infrasound...

January 18, 2019

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M6.0 earthquake hits Northern East Pacific Rise

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Northern East Pacific Rise at 16:40 UTC on January 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located about 1 020 km (634...

January 18, 2019

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Boiling mud pot opens at Ixpaco lagoon, Tecuamburoo volcano, Guatemala

INSIVUMEH is conducting a geothermal study on the newly formed geological structure on the shore of Ixpaco lagoon, municipality of Pueblo Nuevo Viñas, with the objective of obtaining more scientific details, CONRED reports. The location is about 50 km (31...

January 18, 2019

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M6.0 earthquake hits near Isangel, Vanuatu

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit WSW of Isangel, Vanuatu at 13:18 UTC on January 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 45.1 km (28 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). This earthquake can have a low...

January 18, 2019

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Intense storm hits California, at least 6 fatalities, 280 000 customers without power

A powerful storm has swept over parts of the West Coast U.S. this week, wreaking havoc across California on January 16 and 17, 2019. At least 6 fatalities have been reported. The storm downed trees and power lines all around Northern California, causing evacuations...

January 18, 2019

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake under Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit under the Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea at 15:06 UTC on January 17, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This earthquake can...

January 17, 2019

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Mount Shindake erupts, large pyroclastic flow produced, Japan

Mount Shindake on Japanese Kuchinoerabujima island erupted at 00:19 UTC (09:19 JST) on January 17, 2019, ejecting ash up to 6 km (19 600 feet) above sea level. The volcano is sporadically erupting since October 2018. The Alert Level remains at 3 (of 5). The...

January 17, 2019