Earth changes

fuego january 22 2019

Increased volcanic activity at Fuego, lava flows likely, Guatemala

The eruption at Guatemala's Fuego volcano has increased over the past couple of days and authorities are now warning that lava flows could be generated in the days ahead. The volcano is generating weak, moderate and strong explosions at a rate of about 15 to 25...

January 23, 2019

popocatepetl eruption january 23 2019

Strong explosion at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

A strong explosion took place at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at 03:06 UTC on January 23, 2019 (21:06 CST, January 22). The eruption threw incandescent fragments to a distance of 2 km (1.2 miles) over the slopes of the volcano. Ash was dispersed in a...

January 23, 2019

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Large storm to impact the Midwest into the East, deep freeze through the end of the month

A large storm system will slide from the Central U.S. into the East over the next couple of days, NWS warns. A zone of heavy snow is expected from the Mid Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes, especially impacting parts of Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan....

January 23, 2019

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High-impact eruption at Manam volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Papua New Guinea

A powerful eruption started at Papua New Guinea's Manam volcano around 04:48 UTC on January 23, 2019. The Aviation Color Code is Red. The Darwin VAAC first reported the eruption at 04:49 UTC with ash estimated at a height of 12.2 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l. The...

January 23, 2019

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Eruption at Mount Michael, Saunders Island, Antarctica

A new volcanic ash emission was observed at Michael volcano, Saunders Island, Antarctica on January 22, 2019. Volcanic ash plume moving southeast is identifiable from visible imagery under the partially covered sky, the Buenos Aires VAAC reported 15:49 UTC. Ash...

January 23, 2019

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New eruptions at Mount Agung, ash to 4.2 km (14 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

New eruptions took place at Agung volcano in Indonesia on January 21 and 22, 2019. The Aviation Color Code is Orange. The volcano Alert Level is at 3 of 4. There were at least 2 eruptions registered around 19:45 UTC on January 21, 2019 (03:45 local time, January...

January 23, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Desmond" drops extremely heavy rain on Mozambique, leaves 9 dead in Madagascar

Tropical Storm "Desmond" formed January 20, 2019 in the Mozambique Channel, bringing heavy rain to parts of Madagascar as it headed toward Mozambique. It made landfall in the province of Zambezia, near the border with the Sofala province. While there were...

January 22, 2019

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Jeneberang river overflows, killing 6 and leaving 10 missing - Sulawesi, Indonesia

At least six people were killed in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province after heavy rain falling for more than 24 hours caused Jeneberang River to overflow on Monday, January 21, 2019. According to Adnan Purichta Ichsan, Gowa regency Regent, 10 people remain...

January 22, 2019

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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

sumba region indonesia m6 4 earthquake january 22 2019

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

ottawa january 19 2019

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

winter storm harper january 2019

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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EF-2 tornado hits Wetumpka, severe damage reported, Alabama

An EF-2 tornado touched down in Wetumpka, Elmore County, AL around 21:44 UTC (15:44 CST) on January 19, 2019. This is about 20 km (12 miles) N of Montgomery. The tornado had a maximum width of 640 m (700 yards), 29 km (18.2 miles) long track and maximum winds...

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