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Black smoke over La Palma, lava destroys an industrial plant

Bushcraft Bear shares the latest information about the current volcanic eruption on the island of La Palma. Video and featured image credit: Bushcraft Bear...

October 11, 2021

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Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits Alaska Peninsula, U.S.

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit the Alaska Peninsula, U.S. at 09:10 UTC on October 11, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 69.1 km (42.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 51 km (31 miles). The epicenter was located...

October 11, 2021

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Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the southwest coast of Island of Hawaii

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the southwest coast of the Island of Hawaii, U.S at 23:48 UTC on October 10, 2021 (11:48 HST). The earthquake was centered about 27 km (17 miles) south-southeast of Nāʻālehu at a depth of 35...

October 11, 2021

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Deep M6.8 earthquake hits Fiji region

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit the Fiji region at 10:58 UTC on October 9, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 485 km (301 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 507 km (315 miles). The epicenter was located about 480.9 km (298.8...

October 09, 2021

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Macquarie Island region, southwestern Pacific Ocean

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Macquarie Island region, southwestern Pacific Ocean at 20:13 UTC on October 7, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 30 km (18 miles). The...

October 08, 2021

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits near Tokyo, Japan

A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit near Tokyo, Japan at 13:41 UTC (22:41 LT) on October 7, 2021, at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 62 km (38 miles), EMSC M5.9 at 80 km (50 miles). The epicenter was located...

October 07, 2021

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4 000 homes uninhabitable after M6.0 earthquake hit Crete, Greece

Nearly 4 000 homes have been declared uninhabitable after shallow M6.0 (M5.8) earthquake hit Crete, Greece at 06:17 UTC on September 27, 2021.1 By Wednesday, October 6, engineering teams from the Ministry of Infrastructure had surveyed a total of 8 540 buildings,...

October 07, 2021

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 29 - October 5, 2021

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from September 29 to October 5, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 18 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | La Palma, Spain | Nyiragongo, DR Congo | Vulcano,...

October 07, 2021

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Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Pakistan, killing at least 20 and injuring over 300

A shallow earthquake registered by Pakistan's National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC) as M5.9 hit near Harnai, Balochistan Province at 22:01 UTC on October 6, 2021 (03:01 LT, October 7). The agency is reporting a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles). The USGS registered...

October 07, 2021

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Major explosion at Stromboli volcano, significant amount of pyroclastic material, Italy

A major explosion took place at Stromboli volcano, Italy at 14:17 UTC on October 6, 2021. ​The explosion ejected a significant amount of coarse pyroclastic material that surpassed the crater terrace, affecting the area of Pizzo Sopra la Fossa and Sciara del Fuoco,...

October 06, 2021

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Italy sets new European 12-hour rainfall record

A severe storm stalled over NW Italy on October 4, 2021, dumping record-breaking rain and causing floods and landslides. In addition, the storm produced more than half a million lightning strikes within 48 hours. The day started with 496 mm (19.5 inches) of rain in...

October 06, 2021

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More than 8 000 earthquakes near Keilir, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

The earthquake swarm that began just SSW of Keilir in the Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland on September 27, 2021, has produced more than 8 200 earthquakes by October 6, 2021. The quakes are occurring not far from the ongoing Fagradalsfjall eruption at depths between 5...

October 06, 2021

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M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, Honshu, Japan

A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, Honshu, Japan at 17:46 UTC on October 5, 2021, at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). USGS is reporting it as M5.6 at a depth of 54 km (33 miles), EMSC M5.6 at 60 km (37 miles). The...

October 05, 2021

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Explosive activity at Cumbre Vieja with falling pyroclasts and volcanic bombs, La Palma

Today's activity at La Palma's Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Islands is explosive with falling pyroclasts and volcanic bombs, INVOLCAN reports. 1 045 buildings have been destroyed by lava since the start of the eruption. The total area affected by lava...

October 05, 2021

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Flash floods hit Marseille after 2 months' worth of rain overnight, France

Flash floods hit parts of the city of Marseille in southern France on October 4, 2021, after 173 mm (6.8 inches) of rainfall fell overnight, with most of it in the space of 2 hours. The amount represents 2 months' worth of the city's average October...

October 05, 2021

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Italy breaks national 6-hour rainfall record with 496 mm (19.5 inches)

A weather station in Cairo Montenotte, Province of Savona in the NW Italian region of Liguria, recorded 496 mm (19.5 inches) of rain in just 6 hours on October 4, 2021, breaking the country's 6-hour rainfall record of 472 mm (18.6 inches) set in 2011. While rain...

October 05, 2021

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South Pole registers coldest winter on record

A weather station at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station registered record cold winter temperatures this season (April - September), averaging at -61.1 °C (-77.9 °F) and breaking the previous record set in 1976 at -60.6 °C (-77 °F). Weather records...

October 05, 2021