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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits west of Macquarie Island

Sunday, June 16, 2024

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit west of Macquarie Island, southwestern Pacific Ocean at 00:27 UTC on June 16, 2024. The agency is reporting a depth of 7 km (4.3 miles). EMSC is reporting…

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Earth’s inner core slowdown confirmed by seismic data

Saturday, June 15, 2024

A new scientific study proves that the Earth’s rotation speed has been decreasing throughout the past decade, with data suggesting that the rotational speed of the inner core has gotten 2.5 times slower compared to the past decade. In the…

State of catastrophe in Chile after floods damage more than 2 000 homes

State of catastrophe in Chile after floods damage more than 2 000 homes

Friday, June 14, 2024

More than 2 000 homes have been damaged and one person killed after heavy rains wreaked havoc across south and central Chile over the past couple of days. Bio Bio region is among the worst affected. Southern and Central Chile…

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Epic solar storm impacts Mars

Friday, June 14, 2024

May 2024 saw increased solar activity, leading to numerous significant events including a rare G5 – Extreme geomagnetic storm and a powerful solar flare directed at Mars on May 20. This event, estimated at X12, sent X-rays, gamma rays, and…

Torrential rains cause flooding in Mallorca airport, Spain

Severe storm floods Palma de Mallorca Airport, suspending flights, Spain

Friday, June 14, 2024 A severe storm swept over southern Spain on June 12, 2024, dropping 50 mm (2 inches) of rainfall over Palma de Mallorca Airport within just 1 hour. The deluge inundated runways and terminals, causing flight cancelations. Flash flooding due…

Security camera captures landslide dragging vehicles into a river, Thailand

Security camera captures landslide dragging vehicles into a river, Thailand

Friday, June 14, 2024 Heavy rains caused a part of the riverbank of the Chao Phraya River in Chai Nat, Thailand, to collapse on June 10, 2024, dragging several vehicles and a carport into the river. The landslide, captured on a security camera,…

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High Risk of Excessive Rainfall issued for the I-75 Corridor, Florida

Thursday, June 13, 2024

A High Risk of Excessive Rainfall (level 4/4 risk) is now in effect across parts of South Florida, including the Miami metro region, the NWS Weather Prediction Center said at 13:00 EST (17:00 UTC) on June 13, 2024 Heavy rainfall…

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Severe floods and landslides claim 3 lives in northern Vietnam

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Flooding and landslides in Ha Giang province, Vietnam, claimed three lives and left one person missing from June 8 to June 10, 2024. Continuous rainfall caused severe damage to roads, partially submerged thousands of homes, and cut off access to…


The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: June 5 – 11, 2024

Thursday, June 13, 2024

New activity/unrest was reported for 8 volcanoes from June 5 to 11, 2024. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Ibu, Halmahera | Kanlaon, Philippines | Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands…

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Severe storms with large hail, strong winds, and tornadoes target Chicago, Kansas City

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Severe thunderstorms are expected across the central Plains to the central Great Lakes on June 13, 2024. Large hail, destructive wind gusts, and tornadoes are possible, particularly in Chicago, Illinois, and Kansas City, Missouri. A weather front extending from the…

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Widespread floods in South Florida, authorities urge citizens to refrain from travel

Thursday, June 13, 2024

As the long low pressure region near the coast of Florida continued producing a wide area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms, SE Broward and NE Miami-Dade including Hallandale, Hollywood, NMB, Dania, and Aventura witnessed life-threatening flooding and widespread road closures…

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Crops failing as heatwave and extreme drought intensify in central and northern China

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Central and northern China continue to grapple with a scorching summer, with temperatures in Henan and Hebei provinces reaching 43 °C (109 °F) or higher and farmers already reporting significant crop failures. The heatwave and drought are expected to continue…

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Sarasota hit by record-breaking 1-hour rainfall, all of South Florida under Flood Watch

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Disorganized showers and thunderstorms produced by a broad and elongated area of low pressure are affecting parts of Florida. On Tuesday, June 11, 2024, this low pressure dropped record-breaking rainfall over Sarasota, causing significant flash flooding. Heavy rain is expected…

Uplift resumes, considerable air pollution from eruption in Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

Uplift resumes, considerable air pollution from eruption in Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

The latest eruption in Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula has entered its 14th day with one crater active and relatively stable. Land uplift has resumed over the past weekend and considerable pollution is now being measured in many parts of the capital…

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Study suggests ancient interstellar cloud collision shrank heliosphere to 0.22 AU, substantially impacting Earth

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

A new study published in Nature Astronomy provides evidence that our solar system passed through a dense interstellar cloud 2 – 3 million years ago, exposing Earth to higher cosmic radiation and altering the climate. The discovery suggests that the…

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Egypt sets hottest June day in African history; historic heatwave hits Cyprus

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Aswan in Egypt recorded 50.9 °C (123.6 °F) on June 7, 2024, setting the highest reliable temperature ever recorded in Egypt and the hottest June day in African history. On the same day, Cyprus experienced its hottest June day ever…

Flash floods in Albuquerque arroyos result in one fatality

Flash floods in Albuquerque arroyos result in one fatality, New Mexico

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

One person was killed and two others were rescued in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Sunday, June 9, 2024, after heavy rain caused flash floods in the city’s arroyo system. Flash Flood Warnings were in place at the time of the…

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Mysterious twin of STEVE aurora discovered in Norway

Monday, June 10, 2024

A new auroral phenomenon, potentially a twin of the STEVE — a mysterious ribbon of purple light in the night sky, was photographed over Norway on December 28, 2021. The finding, confirmed by ESA’s Swarm satellite data, reveals an eastward…

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Millions in southwestern U.S. under Excessive Heat Warning

Monday, June 10, 2024

Southwestern U.S. is bracing for another dangerous heat wave, just a week after the region battled scorching temperatures. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for over 9 million people. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued Excessive Heat Warnings and…

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G2 – Moderate geomagnetic storm watch, X1.5 flare erupts from departing Region 3697

Monday, June 10, 2024

A G2 – Moderate geomagnetic storm watch is in effect for June 10, 2024, due to the anticipated arrival of coronal mass ejection (CME) produced by a long-duration M9.7 solar flare on June 8. Region 3697 is now located at…

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