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Two incoming CMEs to combine with CH HSS and produce G1 – Minor geomagnetic storming

Sunday, April 14, 2024

A G1 – Minor geomagnetic storm watch is in effect for April 14 and 15, 2024 due to two incoming coronal mass ejections (CMEs) — launched on April 11 and 12, combined with coronal hole high speed stream (CH HSS)…

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Widespread severe thunderstorms across the Upper Ohio Valley into southern New England, U.S.

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Widespread severe thunderstorms will develop across the Upper Ohio Valley into southern New England on Sunday, April 14, 2024, the National Weather Service (NWS) warns. The main threats will be damaging winds however, large hail and a few tornadoes can’t…

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Asteroid 2024 GX3 flew past Earth at 0.18 LD

Friday, April 12, 2024

A newly-discovered asteroid 2024 GX3 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.18 LD / 0.00048 AU (71 560 km / 44 465 miles) from the center of our planet at 08:27 UTC on April 10, 2024. This is the…

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Asteroid 2024 GV2 flew past Earth at 0.28 LD

Friday, April 12, 2024

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2024 GV2 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.28 LD / 0.00072 AU (107 573 km / 66 843 miles) at 04:17 UTC on April 9, 2024. This is the 26th known asteroid to fly…

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Severe storms unleash tornadoes and extreme floods across Texas and Louisiana, U.S.

Friday, April 12, 2024

A deadly severe weather outbreak hit the Gulf Coast and lower Mississippi Valley on April 10, 2024, with tornadoes, heavy rains, and high wind gusts. The storms caused at least one fatality in Mississippi and widespread destruction, including in New…

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Phreatic eruption at Taal volcano, increased sulfur dioxide emissions, Philippines

Friday, April 12, 2024

A phreatic eruption occurred at Taal Volcano, Philippines, between 21:11 and 21:24 UTC on April 11, 2024 (05:11 and 05:24 LT, April 12), producing a 2.4 km (7 870 feet) tall steam-laden plume that drifted southwest. The eruption is believed…

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USGS deploying new sensors to study aftershocks of 2024 Whitehouse Station, New Jersey Earthquake

Friday, April 12, 2024

A special USGS team has begun deploying new seismic sensors to capture aftershock data following the 4.8 magnitude earthquake that rattled New Jersey on April 5, 2024. A US Geological Survey (USGS) team has initiated the installation of seismic sensors…

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Very bright fireball over the Netherlands, over 400 reports received

Thursday, April 11, 2024

A very bright fireball streaked through the sky over the Netherlands at 19:57 UTC (21:57 LT) on April 10, 2024. The event lasted around 4 seconds. The International Meteor Organization (IMO) received 440 reports over the next 20 hours from…

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Historic drought impacting over 1 million ha (2.5 million acres) of crops, Zambia

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Zambia is in the throes of an unprecedented drought, prompted by El Niño, resulting in the driest February recorded since 1981. This natural disaster has compelled the President to declare a state of emergency, with 84 districts suffering and over…

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Very bright fireball over New Jersey, U.S.

Thursday, April 11, 2024

A very bright fireball was recorded over New Jersey, U.S. at 07:44 UTC (03:44 LT) on April 10, 2024. The event lasted between 3 and 7 seconds. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 34 reports from Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey,…

the weekly volcanic activity report

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: April 3 – 9, 2024

Thursday, April 11, 2024

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes from April 3 to 9, 2024. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Atka Volcanic Complex, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Barren Island, Andaman Islands (India) | Etna,…

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Asteroid 2024 GJ2 to fly by Earth at just 0.05 LD on April 11

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2024 GJ2 will fly past Earth at a distance of just 0.05 LD / 0.00013 AU (18 700 km / 11 620 miles) at 18:33 UTC on April 11, 2024. This is the 25th known asteroid…

molucca sea indonesia m6.5 earthquake april 9 2024 location map

Strong M6.5 earthquake hits northern Molucca Sea, Indonesia

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.5 hit the northern Molucca Sea, Indonesia at 09:48 UTC on April 9, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.6 at…

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Widespread record floods hit parts of Russia, flooding over 10 500 homes

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Severe flooding struck Russia’s Ural Mountains and Siberia, alongside parts of neighboring Kazakhstan since April 3, 2024, caused by rapid snow melt and heavy rainfall. The situation worsened after two dams broke near Orsk City on April 5, leading to…

Exceptionally intense Saharan dust episode over Europe degrading air quality, suggesting changes in atmospheric circulation patterns

Exceptionally intense Saharan dust episode over Europe degrading air quality, suggesting changes in atmospheric circulation patterns

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

A third exceptionally large wave of Saharan dust in just two weeks is moving over parts of Europe, significantly increasing PM10 concentrations at ground level for the Iberian Peninsula, and some parts of France and Germany. This event coincides with…

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.1 hit near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia at 00:02 UTC (07:02 LT) on April 9, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS…

Total solar eclipse of April 8, 2024 - Best chances for clear viewing

Total solar eclipse of April 8, 2024 – Best chances for clear viewing

Monday, April 8, 2024

A total solar eclipse dubbed the Great North American Eclipse will occur on Monday, April 8, 2024, and be visible from parts of Mexico, the United States, and Canada. This is the first time a total eclipse of the Sun…

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Rare M4.8 earthquake hits New Jersey — the strongest since 1783, U.S.

Saturday, April 6, 2024

A rare earthquake registered by the USGS as M4.8 hit New Jersey, U.S. at 14:23 UTC (10:23 LT) on April 5, 2024, at a depth of 4.7 km (2.9 miles). This earthquake — now known as the 2024 Whitehouse Station,…

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Strong M6.8 earthquake hits Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands

Friday, April 5, 2024

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit the Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands at 11:03 UTC on April 5, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 220 km (137 miles). The epicenter was located 434.9…

the weekly volcanic activity report

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 27 – April 2, 2024

Friday, April 5, 2024

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes from March 27 to April 2, 2024. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Atka Volcanic Complex, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Barren Island, Andaman Islands (India) |…

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

Thursday, April 4, 2024

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan at 03:16 UTC on April 4, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 40 km (25 miles). The Japan Meteorological…

taiwan m7.4 earthquake april 3 2024 location map

Powerful M7.4 earthquake hits Taiwan, the strongest in 25 years

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.4 hit eastern Taiwan at 23:58 UTC on April 2, 2024 (07:58 LT, April 3). The agency is reporting a depth of 34.8 km (21.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.4…

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Northern Mariana Islands

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

A strong and shallow earthquake registred by the USGS as M6.2 hit Northern Mariana Islands at 09:54 UTC on April 2, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 137 km (85…

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Long-duration M9.4 solar flare erupts from Region 3615

Sunday, March 31, 2024

A long-duration solar flare measuring M9.4 erupted from Active Region 3615 (beta-gamma-delta) at 21:16 UTC on March 30, 2024. The event started at 21:01 and ended at 22:15 UTC. There were no radio signatures that would suggest a strong coronal…

the weekly volcanic activity report

The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: March 20 – 26, 2024

Friday, March 29, 2024

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from March 20 – 26, 2024. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fernandina, Isla Fernandina (Galapagos) | Reykjanes, Reykjanes Peninsula. Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Dukono,…

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Strong X1.1 solar flare erupts from AR 3615

Thursday, March 28, 2024

A strong X1.1 solar flare erupted from Active Region 3615 at 20:56 UTC on March 28, 2024. The event started at 20:50 and ended at 21:01 UTC. This is the third M6+ solar flare of the day, following M7.1 at…

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Strong M6.1 solar flare erupts from Region 3615

Thursday, March 28, 2024

A strong solar flare measuring M6.1 erupted from Active Region 3615 (beta-gamma-delta) at 15:56 UTC on March 28, 2024. The event started at 15:40 and ended at 16:03 UTC. This is the second M6+ solar flare of the day after…

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Earthquake swarm in Askja caldera, ground deformation continues, Iceland

Thursday, March 28, 2024

A seismic swarm occurred in the northwestern part of the Askja caldera in Iceland on March 25, 2024. The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) detected about 30 earthquakes in the swarm between 08:00 and 12:00 UTC. The largest was M3.5 at…

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Strong M7.1 solar flare erupts from Region 3615

Thursday, March 28, 2024

A strong solar flare measuring M7.1 erupted from Active Region 3615 at 06:29 UTC on March 28, 2024. The event started at 06:16 UTC and ended at 06:36. There were no radio signatures detected that would suggest a coronal mass…

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Short-lived explosion at Atka volcanic complex, Aviation Color Code raised to Yellow, Alaska

Thursday, March 28, 2024

A small, short-lived explosion was detected at the Atka volcanic complex in Alaska at 03:36 UTC on March 28, 2024 (19:36 AKDT on March 27). As a result, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code to…

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