Thursday, February 23, 2017

Geological unrest worldwide: M6.3 earthquake hits Argentina, Sinabung (Indonesia) and Sabancaya (Peru) volcanoes erupt

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An update about the main geological events that occurred today! M6.3 earthquake hits Argentina, Sinabung (Indonesia) and Sabancaya (Peru) volcanoes erupt. A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Argentina’s Jujuy province, some 50 kilometers northwest...

The US volcano monitoring needs to be beefed up: Only one seismometer at life threatening Glacier Peak volcano

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While Bogoslof’s eruption can be ignored to some degree, eruptions at places like Glacier Peak could pose major risks to life and property. And how many seismometers watch this sleeping volcano? Right...

India’s only active volcano is spewing smoke and lava once again

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India's only active volcano is spewing smoke and lava once again. Clouds were seen at the crater mouth where smoke was bellowing out in an otherwise clear sky. Researchers sampled...

Apocalyptical landslide buries a neighborhood in La Paz, Bolivia

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It's not a crack, a sinkhole or an earthquake. This time an apocalyptical landslide destroyed a neighborhood in La Paz, the national capital of Bolivia. The rock slide occurred on Wednesday...

Chile and Argentina on alert after 60 quakes in 45 minutes shake Lanin Volcano – Alert level raised to Yellow

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The alert level of Lanin volcano was raised to yellow by the Chilean National Geology and Mining Service (Sernageomin) after a swarm of 59 quakes in 45 minutes hit...

The Earth is being torn apart! Giant sinkholes and massive cracks generate anxiety among residents around the world

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The Earth is being torn apart! Fissures, cracks and sinkholes violently appear and scar the landscape. And all the following examples just leave a strong impression of how fragile and...

Scientists discover enormous 1.8 million km2 reservoir of melting carbon under Western United States

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Scientists have used the world’s largest array of seismic sensors to map a deep-Earth area of melting carbon covering 1.8 million km2 (684 000 mi2). The enormous reservoir is situated under...

More than 749 earthquakes hit Turkey since Feb 6… And a ‘Big One’ will rock the region soon

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At least 749 earthquakes have hit the Marmara province of Çanakkale in Turkey since Feb. 6, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) reported. The first wave of the earthquakes...

California volcanoes update: Normal levels of background seismicity and deformation

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All volcanoes monitored by CalVO using telemetered, real-time sensor networks exhibit normal levels of background seismicity and deformation. Volcanoes monitored include Mount Shasta, Medicine Lake Volcano, Clear Lake Volcanic Field,...

Oarfish washes up before deadly M6.5 earthquake in the Philippines. Can animals predict earthquakes?

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Some are claiming that oarfish washing ashore is a sign that an earthquake will soon follow. And this is what happened just 2 days before the deadly M6.5 earthquake hit...

Gigantic earth crack opens up in Pakistan sparking fears among locals

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A gigantic earth fissure opened up in Qila Abdullah following the recent downpours in Balochistan, Pakistan. The unprecedent crack spans several hundred miles sparking panic among the local residents. After huge fissures...

A powerful M6.5 earthquake hits the Philippines – Injuries feared

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A M6.5 powerful quake has struck east of the city of Surigao, Philippines on February 10, 2017. Although early indications state there is no major damage, the tremor sparks fears...