July 15, 2013. Redoubt Volcano in Alaska before the eruption has issued an unusually high-pitched sound that arose due to fluctuations in the Earth's crust in a series of small earthquakes preceding the eruption, according to an article published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
Volcanic eruption is often preceded by the slack of the earthquake. They can go after each other with such a small gap that the crust, fluctuating, low-frequency issues «trill». Scientists led by a graduate of the Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography Ksenia Dmitrieva at the University of Stanford Read more [...]
Extremely rare autumn flood fix specialists of Nizhny Novgorod GES - November 26, almost twice as increased lateral inflow to the waterworks, on December 2, 1360, it reached a value of cubic meters per second, said the GES.
Until December 10, the average daily consumption set within 2900-3500 m3 / s. These figures are quite comparable to the spring flood of 2009.
"Autumn flood - namely the so-referred to as cost increases through waterworks in the second half - a rather rare phenomenon and predict it, in contrast to the spring flood is difficult. If in the last century 45 years of operation of Read more [...]
The floods in the north of Argentina, several thousand people were left homeless. The city streets were under water, do not work shops and schools. With the effects of the elements and fighting on the other side of the Atlantic. In the UK, the damage from the strongest in 20 years floods exceeded 100 million pounds.
To the north of Argentina collapsed heavy downpours. Resistencia city - the capital of the province of Chaco - now more reminiscent of Venice. Just a few hours there fell more than ten inches of rain. Life in the city is paralyzed not operate enterprises, institutions and shops. Read more [...]
Bucharest, December 03 (New Region Sergei Vulpe) -
Romanian seismologists predict that by the end of the year in Romania may occur 7-magnitude earthquake, but the authorities have kept this information secret.
As the "New Region" with reference to the Romanian Agency for Investigative Journalism Media, according to the Romanian seismologists, in 2009, there has been an abnormal seismic activity in the country.
Every month in Romania usually occur 10 to 15 earthquakes ranging from 2 to 4 points Richter, but in April of this year, the number doubled and tripled in the coming months. As the seismic Read more [...]
After severe flooding caused by prolonged heavy rains, Argentina is likely to lose the lion's share of the wheat harvest. Province of Entre Rios - the only one where the acreage of grain crop this year has increased compared to the previous one, has been hit hard by the disaster. According to experts, showers and impact on quality and quantity of grain.
Ministry of Agriculture of Argentina noted that this year wheat was planted 2.8 million acres - and it is 40 percent less than last year, and in general a record low. Grain harvesting is completed in the country in January, and then we will Read more [...]
RIYADH, 29 November.
In Saudi Arabia, the number of flood victims in the port city of Jeddah has exceeded one hundred. Authorities also reported that about 1,400 people were evacuated from flooded Rheine. Earlier it was reported that the number of victims of disaster that befell on Saudi Arabia in the midst of the Hajj - the pilgrimage to the holy sites of Islam - has reached 77 people. According to RBC, missing 351 people listed.
The main impact of elements occurred in the port city of Jeddah, located 60 km away from Mecca. According to local authorities, the largest number of people lost Read more [...]
December 4 in the western part of Greece specialists recorded tremors 4.6 points. This official said the global monitoring of United States Geological Survey (USGS).
According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located about 80 kilometers north of the city of Patras, 180 kilometers north-west of the capital, Athens. Currently information on casualties or damage is not.
Note that the earthquake in Greece happen quite often. In particular, less than a month ago there was a fairly strong earthquake with its magnitude of 5.7 it was registered off the island of Zakynthos Read more [...]
Shiveluch volcanoes, Kluchevskoy and Karimsky actively erupting in Kamchatka.
As reported Friday in Kamchatka group Volcanic Eruption Response (KVERT), this week Sheveluch threw ashes on 4.5 km. above sea level, weak steam and gas plumes here extend for 70 km. east of the volcano, and in the vicinity of its dome recorded large thermal anomaly.
"Kluchevskoy all week throws volcanic bombs at 300 m., And its slope flowing lava. Karimskaya over volcano ash column rose to 5.5 km. above sea level, and ash plumes stretched for 165 km. east of the giant December 1-2, "- said the scientist.
Source: interfax Read more [...]
An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale occurred on Saturday at the South Sandwich Islands in the Atlantic Ocean 3350 kilometers south-east of the capital of Argentina Buenos Aires, according to the USGS site.
Tremors were recorded at 00.20 to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 03.20 MSK). Their epicenter was located 105 kilometers north of the island at high depth of 10 kilometers.
Source - RIA Novosti. Read more [...]
In the south-west of Turkey, an earthquake measuring 4.7 in magnitude. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 26.5 km. at a distance of 65 km. southeast of the city of Denizli and 395 km. to the north-west of the Turkish capital of Ankara. Information on casualties or damage were reported.
This is the second earthquake in the region in the past day. The first tremors of 5.2 magnitude occurred in the morning before 30 km. to the north-west of the Turkish city of Denizli.
Source: RBC-Ukraine Read more [...]
Italian Venice suffered severe flooding. Much of the city was under water. This flood was the largest such disaster in the last 30 years. As a result of the flood, the first day of winter, the sidewalks and the area was flooded. Plunged into the water and most valuable historical monuments of this unique city, reports TourDaily.ru with reference to the mayor's office in Venice. For example, St. Mark's Square was covered with a half-meter water column.
Already flooded 95% of the territory of Galway City, as the water level in the Venetian lagoon rose to 1.6 meters above normal. Moreover, experts Read more [...]
December 5th Azerbaijan earthquake. According to Trend News, the epicenter was located in the north-eastern part of the Caspian Sea, 54 km from the Azerbaijani town of Guba. The earthquake reached three on the Richter scale.
As reported by the Republican Seismic Survey Center in Guba, Siyazan and Devechi magnitude tremors were registered two points.
There are no victims.
Recall that the previous earthquake in Azerbaijan on November 20. Then the earthquake epicenter was located in the south of the country - 8 km east of the city Lerika. It should be noted that on November 1 in the Gabala region Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Sunday (December 6) in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China, according to news service Sina. Aftershocks recorded at 12:33 local time (7:33 MSK), reports of casualties or damage have been reported yet.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred on Sunday in the north-west of Pakistan, according to Agence France-Presse, with reference to the local department of seismology.
Tremors began at 9:37 am local time (7:37 MSK) from various areas, including the capital, Islamabad, said a Pakistani seismologist Riaz Khan (Riaz Khan).
According to him, the epicenter was recorded at about 290 kilometers from the town of Balakot in the highlands of the Indian part of Kashmir and in the area near the border with China. Operational information on possible casualties or damage have been reported.
Source: RIA Novosti Read more [...]
Residents rossiyskogof the North know nothing about the Kyoto Protocol, nor about the summit in Copenhagen or climate warming, but they run the risk of its first victims, says Paris Match. "In Russia, do not talk about climate change - recognizes Vladimir Chuprov, energy program," Greenpeace Russia. " - A Russian politicians often say that if the tundra warms a few degrees, no one will be worse. " According to the publication, in recent years the Nenets noticed changes: snow storms occur more frequently, and the snow cover melts later, and if the deer give birth to pups before the snow melts, calves Read more [...]
Each week we will collect data and write reports on changes in the global climate. Let's start with the earthquakes. Over the past week there were 12 earthquakes that have been written in the media. In fact, they were much more, but because their power is very small about them, nothing was said. The Earth's crust is in constant motion as we can judge by the large number of news about the earthquake.
- In the Mediterranean, an earthquake of magnitude 4.5 points.
- An earthquake measuring 5.7 was recorded off the coast of Vanuatu.
- In the north of Read more [...]
Bad weather in Kazakhstan. In the west of the country expect a sharp cooling and strong wind. Declared a storm warning. The temperature is forecast to drop to -25 °. All services are listed on high alert.
"All this time, day and night temperatures do not fall below zero degrees. Now, however, the temperature drops - from -15 to -25 °. For Kazakhstan it will be an unpleasant surprise, "- said the director of the Center for hydrometeorological monitoring Kazakhstan Lyudmila Chuntova.
In Astana continued heavy snowfall. It began in the capital yesterday. "Snow fell from 4 to 8 mm. November was Read more [...]
Geologists have come to the conclusion that the volcanic emissions, which in the past formed the Hawaiian Islands, are still active to this day, continuing to create new islands. However, for the emergence of a new island requires at least 100 000 - 300 000 years.
According to Cecilia Volt geofizka of the University of Hawaii, emission of lava from the Earth's mantle about 75 million years ago led to the formation of the Hawaiian Islands. However, one of lava to form the array was not enough, at the same time in the region are active volcanoes, which have continued ejection of matter, who later Read more [...]
In the East Kazakhstan region, an earthquake, the agency reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) RK.
According to the Institute of Seismology of the MES, "December 6, at 18:33 in the territory of the shores of Lake Alakol in the East Kazakhstan region, an earthquake with an energy class K = 11.1. The epicenter was located 542 kilometers north-east of the city of Almaty. "
"Tremors were felt: in the village Koktal Urdzharsky area, near Bukhtarma Reservoir, in the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk: 2-3 points," - confirmed in a statement to the press service. According Read more [...]
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