Articles tagged "colombia"

colombia tsunami july 19 2017

Small tsunami hits Caribbean Colombia, underwater landslide likely cause

Colombian General Maritime Directorate (Dimar) reports an unusual rise in sea level (50 cm / 1.6 feet) took place around 13:20 UTC (08:20 local time) on July 19, 2017, causing flooding in different parts of the coast near Santa Marta on the country's Caribbean...

July 27, 2017

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More than 1.3 million affected by flooding and landslides in South America

Heavy rainfall unleashed by sea temperature changes has caused heavy rainfall throughout Peru, Colombia and Ecuador in the first quarter of 2016, affecting more than 1.3 million people. Although rainfall persists in some areas, it has begun to let up in other, OCHA...

April 27, 2017

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Colombia's Manizales hit by deadly landslides after a month's worth of rain overnight

Deadly floods and landslides hit Colombia's mountainous city of Manizales on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, after the region registered a month's worth of rain overnight. At least 14 people were killed and 22 are missing, government officials said and added that...

April 19, 2017

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Colombia mudslide death toll rises to 273, Red Alerts for floods and landslides

As of 07:00 UTC on April 4, 2017, the number of people that died after massive mudflows hit the Colombian city of Mocoa on April 1 has risen to 273. Meanwhile, IDEAM has issued new Red Alerts for floods and landslides. The number of people that died in Mocoa after...

April 04, 2017

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Massive mudslides leave hundreds dead and missing in Mocoa, Colombia

Massive mudslides hit Colombia's southwestern city of Mocoa after several rivers burst their banks late Friday, March 31, 2017. At least 254 people have been killed, more than 200 are missing and at least 400 are injured, authorities said Sunday. They are...

April 02, 2017

colombia flood february 2017

Unseasonal heavy rain strikes Colombia causing severe floods

At least one person is dead, 3 are missing and 2 000 have been displaced after heavy, unseasonal rainfall caused severe flooding in central and western parts of Columbia between February 21 and 23, 2017. More heavy rain is expected over the weekend. According to...

February 24, 2017

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Strong and shallow earthquake M6.6 struck south of Panama

A strong and shallow earthquake with registered magnitude of 6.6 struck south of Panama / west of Colombia on August 13, 2013 at 15:43 UTC. USGS measured a depth oft 10 km, EMSC registered M6.7 at depth of only 2 km. Epicenter was located at sea 99 km (62 miles) WSW...

August 13, 2013

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Deep subduction M 7.2 earthquake hit Colombia

Powerful earthquake M7.2 hit Colombia at 16:31 UTC on September 30, 2012. The epicenter was located 9 km (5 miles) WNW of Isnos, Colombia (1.969°N, 76.315°W) at depth of 150.4 km (93.5 miles). USGS initially  measured magnitude 7.4 but was later revisited at 7.1

September 30, 2012

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Sotarà volcano in Colombia on orange alert level, 6900 earthquakes since June 24th

The recent increase in seismic activity under Sotarà volcano, Colombia promted INGEOMINAS to raise the alert level from yellow (unrest) to orange (eruption warning) on August 8, 2012.The increase had been detected on June 24, 2012 and since that date, 6891

August 09, 2012

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Eruption of Colombian Nevado del Ruiz volcano likely within days or weeks

Nevado del Ruiz volcano, infamous for its deadly lahars, sprang to life in March 2012. Located in the Colombian Andes, the volcano was frequently active during the past 1,000 years, most recently in 2010. Observers first reported earthquakes near the volcano,

June 09, 2012

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Eruption warning for Galeras volcano in Colombia

The Colombian volcano monitoring institute INGEOMINAS has raised the alarm level for Galeras volcano, after a number of  a characteristic seismic signal often preceding eruptions at Galeras. One phenomenon, which seems to be a reliable precursor to eruptive activity,

November 28, 2011

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Earthquakes and deadly mudslide triggers mass evacuation order in Colombia

Authorities in the northern Colombian department of Santander ordered the evacuation of 15,000 residents Thursday after mudslides killed at least three. The decision was made amid fears that a double mudslide that hit the village of California in the afternoon could

March 03, 2011