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Activity at Piparo mud volcano intensifies, Trinidad and Tobago

Activity at Piparo mud volcano has intensified after a loud explosion was reported at 22:08 LT, September 21, 2019. According to geoscientists, more sub-surface activity is occurring. The public is advised to not venture onto the mud volcano due to its heightened...

September 24, 2019

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Severe Cyclonic Storm "Hikaa" about to hit Oman with hurricane-force winds and heavy rain

Tropical Cyclone "Hikaa" is expected to cross Oman coast close to Duqm around 15:00 UTC on September 24, 2019 as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with a wind speed 110 - 120 km/h (68 - 75 mph) and gusts to 135 km/h (85 mph), according to RSMC New Delhi. Storm...

September 24, 2019

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Strong and shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Pakistan - India border region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered as M5.9 by the EMSC hit Pakistan at 11:01 UTC (16:01 local time) on September 24, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M5.6 at a depth of 10 km. Updates are at the end of the report....

September 24, 2019

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Hydrothermal eruption at Poas volcano, Costa Rica

A hydrothermal eruption, lasting 25 minutes, started at Costa Rica's Poas volcano early September 23, 2019 (UTC). ​According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the eruption started at 20:59 local time on September 22...

September 24, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Jerry" forecast to pass very close to Bermuda, Tropical Storm Warning in effect

Just a couple of days after a close encounter with Category 3 Hurricane "Humberto," Bermuda is expecting another tropical cyclone this week. Although Jerry is no longer a hurricane, its impact is expected to be strong and a Tropical Storm Watch is in...

September 24, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Mona Passage, Puerto Rico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Mona Passage, Puerto Rico at 03:23 UTC on September 24, 2019 (23:23 LT, September 23). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The...

September 24, 2019

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Severe flooding hits Trinidad and Tobago, Karen heading toward Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

Tropical Storm "Karen" unleashed rough seas, harsh rains and strong winds on Trinidad and Tobago, causing intense damage and severe flooding on September 23, 2019. As of 14:00 LT, Karen's center was moving into the south-eastern Caribbean Sea about 95...

September 23, 2019

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57 000 people in Indonesia remain homeless a year after M7.5 Sulawesi earthquake, tsunami and liquefaction

A year after M7.5 earthquake, devastating tsunami, and liquefaction ravaged Sulawesi in Indonesia, approximately 57 000 residents are still homeless up to now, the Indonesian Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) and Red Crescent Societies...

September 23, 2019

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6 dead or missing, 250 homes destroyed as flash floods sweep Ouest Department, Haiti

Torrential rains hit Ouest Department in Haiti on September 18, 2019, causing flash floods that left two people dead and four others missing, reports confirmed on September 22. According to reports, two fatalities were in Petit-Goave in the Leogane Arrondissement....

September 23, 2019

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Over 50 injured as Typhoon "Tapah" moves through the Sea of Japan

Typhoon "Tapah" left more than 50 people injured in Japan as it moved through the Sea of Japan on Monday, September 23, 2019. The typhoon, which is the 17th to hit the nation this year, traversed over the sea through the morning of September 23. The...

September 23, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Hikaa" to make landfall in Oman on September 24

Tropical Cyclone "Hikaa" formed September 22, 2019, over the Arabian Sea as the 5th named storm of the 2019 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. On the forecast track, Hikaa is expected to make landfall in Oman on September 24. The season's first named...

September 23, 2019

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Interactive geonarrative about the 2018 Kilauea eruption

An interactive online geonarrative about the 2018 Kilauea eruption has been launched by geologists. The site lets viewers re-live the event using an interactive timeline feature and an overview of the historic eruption. The experience is made even more fascinating...

September 23, 2019

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North America has lost around 3 billion birds since 1970, study finds

A new study found that North America has approximately 3 billion fewer birds that there were in 1970. The loss represents a 29% population decline, making it an "overlooked biodiversity crisis" according to the authors. "I couldn't believe that...

September 23, 2019

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Bright fireball explodes over Tasmania and Victoria, Australia

A bright fireball was recorded streaking through the night sky between Tasmania and Victoria, Australia around 10:31 UTC (20:41 AEST) on September 20, 2019. The event was followed by what some residents described as 'massive big bang.' "We are certainly...

September 23, 2019

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Solar system approaching the closest position to the galactic core, energetic region altering magnetic fields of the Sun and all planets

Our biggest tragedy is the misunderstanding of our own star. This misunderstanding is due to the fundamental defects in the current laws of physics. These defects, however, can never be realized without the realization of the true building blocks of matter. In...

September 22, 2019

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More than 100 people injured, 600 buildings damaged after M5.6 earthquake hits Albania, the strongest in 30 years

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC and USGS as M5.6 hit near capital Tirana, Albania (population 375 000) at 14:04 UTC on September 21, 2019 (16:04 LT) at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). There are more than 2 540 000 people living within 100 km (62...

September 22, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Karen" forms near Windward Islands

Tropical Storm "Karen" formed just east of the Windward Islands at 09:00 UTC on September 22, 2019, as the 11th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. On Average, the 11th named storm forms on October 28. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect...

September 22, 2019