This footage from Gaustatoppen in Norway shows a rare meteor cluster recorded at 03:54 UTC on October 30, 2022.
An international team of scientists reporting in The Astronomical Journal discovered a large Apollo-type near-Earth object (NEO) hiding in the Sun’s glare.
Very heavy rains caused by a low pressure area over the Caribbean Sea hit the mountainous coastal region of the state of La Guaira, Venezuela on October 28, 2022, causing destructive flash flooding.
Authorities in Chad declared a state of emergency last week due to widespread floods affecting more than 1 million people. The floods affected 18 of the country’s 23 provinces.
A large fissure opened up last week in the southern part of Grímsfjall, near Grímsvötn subglacial volcano in Iceland. Pictures show that there’s a lot of hydrothermal activity in this fissure, but there is no eruption at this moment.
A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 UR4 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.04 LD / 0.00011 AU (17 043 km / 10 591 miles) from the center of our planet at 22:45 UTC on October 20, 2022.
A partial solar eclipse – visible from the northern hemisphere – will take place on October 25, 2022. Most of Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and northeastern Africa will be in the path of the Moon’s penumbral shadow on this day.
Two earthquakes with magnitudes above M3 were detected in Mýrdalsjökull glacier on October 16, sparking discussions about a possible eruption of Katla volcano.
A powerful storm hit the Greek island of Crete on October 15, 2022, causing flash floods described by the Greek Fire Department as extreme.
Researchers reporting in AGU’s JGR Solid Earth identified changes in the magnetic field near intermediate-large earthquakes in California in the days before the earthquakes happened, providing evidence that there is a physical change that can be observed in the days before an earthquake.