Powerful M6.2 earthquake hits Japan

A powerful earthquake in western Japan knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages on October 21, 2016, but apparently caused no widespread damage. At least seven people were injured, one seriously. The...

Strong M5.7 Earthquake Hits Near Istanbul as Officials Say Major Quake Will Destroy Turkey’s Megalopolis Without Notice in the Next Few Years

Today, September 26, 2019, a M5.7 earthquake hit near Istanbul, Turkey, sending residents out of buildings and on to the streets. Meanwhile, scientists warn that a mega...

M7.1 earthquake in Peru: 2 dead, 65 injured, damaged buildings and huge rock falls

Two people died during a strong M7.1 earthquake that hit in the Pacific Ocean 40km SSW of Acari, Peru on January 14, 2017. Officials also report 65 injured. The quake hit offshore at 4:18...

More than 150 tremors hit Vancouver Island in last 24 hours – Seismologists monitor to see if pressure is adding to major Cascadia fault

More than 150 tremors have hit Vancouver Island in the last 24 hours, and seismologists are monitoring the situation to see if it turns into an Episodic Tremor and Slip event. These events add...

New Active Earthquake Faults Discovered Near Mount Hood Could Trigger a M7.2 Quake and Devastate Everything as far as Portland, Oregon

Mount Hood is a potentially active stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc of northern Oregon. Researchers have discovered active fault lines on Mount Hood that could potentially trigger...

Dramatic volcanic eruptions around the world: Sinabung (Indonesia), Poas (Costa Rica), Sheveluch (Russia)

New volcanic eruptions around the world in the first two days of August 2017. Sinabung volcano (Indonesia), Poas volcano (Costa Rica), Sheveluch volcano (Russia) After the continuous growth of the dome accompanied by regular falls of...

298 exhalations and 10 explosions in 24 hours at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

298 exhalations in 24 hours have been reported at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico on May 16, 2016. They were accompanied by 57 minutes of low amplitude harmonic tremor and 10 explosions. The National Center for Disaster Prevention...

Alert level raised after Cleveland Volcano explodes in loud rumbling noise in Alaska

Scientists raised the alert level for a remote Aleutian volcano on Monday after an explosion was detected. The loud rumbling noise was heard by residents of a tiny village some 45 miles (72 km) away. Cleveland...

New Eruption at Nishinoshima Volcano in Japan – Air Traffic Warning Issued

Nishinoshima Volcano in Japan is erupting again. The Japanese coast guard as well as new LANDSAT satellite images have confirmed a new eruptive pulse on the Island caracterized by the ejection of an ash plume...

Probability of a VEI 5+ volcanic eruption within 5 years is over 95%

These spheres represent the volume of erupted tephra for some of the most widely-known explosive volcanic eruptions. Although most people believe that Vesuvius (79 AD - the Pompeii eruption), Mount St. Helens (1980), and...

New powerful volcanic eruption: Thousands are urged to evacuate as erupting ‘Fuego Volcano’ spews lava in Guatemala

Disaster coordination authorities have asked thousands in ten communities to evacuate and go to safe areas as Fuego Volcano in Guatemala starts spewing lava, just months after the volcano erupted killing 194 people and...

Kilauea Water Update: 3 Steaming Ponds Grow at the Bottom of Halema’uma’u Crater (VIDEO) – Formation of a Lake?

Observations conducted Sunday at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano revealed the presence of a third “pond” of water in Halemaʻumaʻu crater. Halema‘uma‘u has not had a pond of...

Giant earth crack threatens luxury mansion at Lake Whitney

A giant earth crack is opening up in the unstable rock jutting Lake Whitney in Texas. Is another luxury mansion going to be swallowed and destroyed? Just recently, a huge crack has appeared in a cliff....

Hoards of yellow jacket wasps build gigantic nests the size of Volkswagen Beetles in Alabama

If you’re out taking a walk in Alabama this summer and you hear a strange droning hum, we suggest you quickly head in the other direction. Hoards of yellow jacket...

Terrifying landslide triggered by Typhoon Megi swallows homes in China

At least 27 people are missing after a landslide struck a small village in Suichang county, east China’s Zhejiang Province on September 28, 2016. The landslide was triggered by Typhoon Megi, which had earlier made...

A model for ‘sustainable’ US beef production: If Americans reduced their mean beef consumption from the current ≈ 460 g per person per week to ≈ 200 g per person per week, the US...

A model for ‘sustainable’ US beef production: If Americans reduced their mean beef consumption from the current ≈460 g per person per week to ≈200 g per person per week (corresponding to f =...

Suicidal mice jump to their deaths from aqueduct in Holland

More than 500 rodents have plummeted to their deaths in just three days in the Dutch city of Hommerts. But no one knows why.

Huge violent tornadoes rip through Alabama and Mississippi

Huge violent tornadoes ripped through Alabama and Mississippi on February 2, 2016. These storm chasers were less than a quarter mile away from a massive tornado in McMullen, western Alabama. Watch the impressive video. Look at this...

Fire in the sky! Spectacular burst of red sprites over the English Channel

Talk about fire in the sky! A spectacular burst of red sprites engulfed the sky over the English Channel on May 29, 2017. I have already reported about the powerful storm on May 28, 2017 that...

35 people taken to hospital after mysterious lightning strikes from blue sky in Germany

35 people were taken to the hospital after lightning struck a children's soccer match on May 28, 2016 in Hoppstaetten, Germany. Three adults - including the referee - were seriously injured in the incident. Another...

US ‘nuclear coffin’ on Runit island in the Pacific could be ‘leaking’ radioactive sludge into the sea

Radioactive waste from Cold War nuclear weapons tests could be leaking into the Pacific Ocean. According to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, a concrete dome that was built on Runit Island in the...

Huge cracks in the road in India causes panic among residents – Officials deny earthquake fault. But look at the pictures, they speak for themselves

Roads are cracking and fissuring near Polavaram construction site, causing widespread panic among residents. Officials blame changes in the atmosphere and decrease in the humidity in the mud or truck transport for destroying the...

Cricket Balls of Ice Destroy Parts of Gympie, Queensland (Video)

This is absolutely terrifying. This is beyond just large hail it’s like bombs hitting their house. Record hail destroys Gympie, Australia on...

Hail records: What was the biggest, heaviest, and deadliest hail around the world?

Can you imagine a melon-sized chunk of ice falling out of the sky? Your car windshield or even your roof being destroyed? And what about your head? Hail is one of the...

For the second year in a row, as a large hurricane threatens the United States a strange face appears in satellite imagery of Irma

For the second year in a row, as a large hurricane threatens the United States, some swear they see a face in satellite imagery of the storm. The face reminds me of a face that...

Dangerous Super Typhoon Jebi is Earth’s strongest storm of 2018 and heads for Japan

Super Typhoon Jebi - the Earth's strongest storm of 2018 - continues to roar in the western Pacific Ocean at 170 mph. Although weakening, the dangerous storm is expected to make a direct hit...

Fire apocalypse in Greece kills at least 74 within 24 hours as blaze ‘struck like flamethrower’ – Survivors forced into the sea

"The flames were chasing us all the way to the water". Survivors of the wildfires that have killed at least 74 people in Greece have described how they were forced into the sea by...

Weather apocalypse hits Wisconsin and Minnesota – 80,000 homes without power, 2000 flights delayed

A powerful weather apocalypse with strong thunderstorms, giant hail and strong winds hit Wisconsin and Minnesota on June 11, 2017 leaving at least 80,000 homes without power in Twin Cities metro area, St. Cloud...

Snow anomaly in Texas: First snow in 13 years in Corpus Christi and in 8 years in Houston

Texas is known for being hot, really hot. But now, it is snowing over there. Yes, Corpus Christi was covered in white for the first time in 13 years, almost 3 months day for...

After extreme water receding, Atlantic tidal storm floods Punta del Este, Uruguay with sea foam

Two weeks ago, the water had almost disappeared along the beaches of Punta del Este, Uruguay, baffling residents and officials. Now, a powerful Atlantic storm with giant waves is currently flooding the coastal streets of...

Impressive fire DEVILs form during wildfires in Randolph, Arizona just like in the best Hollywood movies

The River Fire near Coolidge, Arizona, produced some extraordinary scenes on Wednesday evening, sprouting multiple fire whirls. This impressive fire devils - a rotating column of hot air and gas - was captured just southeast of...

Enormous sinkhole swallows up bus in Veracruz, Mexico (videos)

This enormous sinkhole opened under a passenger bus in the city of Veracruz in Mexico. Since the giant pit is still unstable and growing, 24 houses have been evacuated in the area close to the...

The biblical deluge isn’t just a fairy tale: Miles of Antarctic ice collapsing into the sea

Miles of Antarctic ice are collapsing into the sea. I don’t think the biblical deluge is just a fairy tale. “I don’t think the biblical deluge is just a fairy tale,” says Terence J. Hughes, a...

Unusual winter-like low pressure brings coastal storm with life-threatening flash flooding to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts

An unusual weather pattern for late July is taking shape and will bring a winter-like coastal storm, with the threat of life-threatening flash flooding, to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts this weekend and possibly...

Meanwhile it is snowing in New South Wales, Australia

Meanwhile, on the other side of the globe, it is winter... And snowing like hell! Although snowfalls has begun to clear after a day of widespread falls across the Blue Mountains, Central Tablelands and alpine...

Snowmageddon 2017: Powerful winter storm hits northeast US: large snowfall, 100000 lose power across eastern US, blizzard warning

A mammoth late-winter storm is pounding the Northeast with snow and threatens to hurl blizzard conditions toward almost 15 million people. More than 6,000 flights have been canceled for Tuesday and Wednesday, and governors have...

Police SUV swallowed by giant sinkhole in Sheridan, Colorado

A police SUV was swallowed by a sinkhole Friday, June 5, 2015, in Sheridan, Colorado. The police sergeant in the SUV was able to climb out of the car and the sinkhole. A police sergeant on...

Sandy beach reappears OVERNIGHT in Ireland after 12 years of absence

Sand has returned OVERNIGHT to Ashleam Bay on the picturesque Achill Island in County Mayo, Ireland after a twelve year absence. The white sands were washed away during a powerful storm in 2005... And...

Rivers and lakes mysteriously disappearing increase around the world

Within the last 3 months or so, newspapers have started reporting increasingly about rivers and lakes that mysteriously and suddenly disappear around the world. Here a compilation of the most baffling incidents. Let's start this compilation with...