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Volcano Rokatenda intensified in eastern Indonesia

Volcano Rokatenda intensified in the eastern Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara, reports Tuesday Antara national news.

"Volcanic ash falls into four villages — Nitanglea, Rokirole, Kesokodzha and Lydie — on the slopes of" fire mountain "- said the head of monitoring volcanoes Center of Volcanology and reduce geological risks (TSVSGR) Indonesia Hendrasto (Hendrasto).

In this regard, the Centre announced on the slopes of the volcano alert the second (penultimate) level and encouraged about 6000 residents of villages named temporary shelter in communities that are farther from the crater.

Located on the island Palue near the northern coast of Flores

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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in Chile

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred on Monday in the center of Chile, said the Chilean Seismological Service of the University.

The earthquake occurred on Monday at 18.04 local time (04.01 MSK Tuesday) 53 km to the west of the city of Los Vilos (Coquimbo Region). Tremors were also felt in the neighboring region of Valparaiso. The earthquake was located at a depth of 41.5 kilometers.

Information on injuries were reported.

According to seismologists, there is no danger of a tsunami.

In Chile, there is a high seismic activity due to the fact that in this country is the so-called Pacific

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In Kamchatka volcano eruption Klyuchevskoy

In Kamchatka eruption of the highest active volcano in Eurasia Klyuchevskoy, the head of the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Olga Kirin. On the night of October 15 over the summit of the volcano recorded glow, indicating that a blowout in its crater lava. At any time can start the release of ash to a height of six feet above sea level, it is expected the emergence of lava flows on its slopes.

The last eruption of the giant was observed from September 2009 to December 2010. In June this year, the volcano began again, "wake up." Currently, it was

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5.5-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in the central part of Chile, said on Thursday the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS).

Earlier, Reuters reported magnitude of 5.7. According to the agency, tremors felt the residents of the capital, Santiago.

According to the American geologists, tremors were reported in Thursday's 01.22 local time (21.22 MSK). The epicenter was located 75 kilometers north-east of Santiago, the focus lies at a depth of 82 kilometers.

As reported by Reuters, the Chilean rescue, data destroyed or damaged, they do not have.

This is the third week a strong earthquake in Chile. On Monday night an

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New eruption at Mount Lokon

Indonesian volcano Lokon, located in the northeast of the country, began to erupt again. A huge column of ash and soot burst from the crater of the volcano, accompanied by a roar that could be heard up to 5 kilometers from the mountain. The height of the ash column is difficult to determine, as is currently the islands of Indonesia are dominated by the cyclone and are covered by clouds. The current eruption was preceded by a 41 eruptive episode in September 2012.

Ash and other particulate matter released from the curl (1750 m), mixed with moisture, rain

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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in Chile

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in Chile, data destroyed or damaged have been reported yet, said the University of Chile Seismological Service.

According to management, the tremors took place on Tuesday at 00.30 local time (07.30 MSK). The epicenter was 130 kilometers north-east of Vicuña (Elqui Province of Coquimbo in the central part of the country), in the mountainous area of the Andes. The earthquake was located at a depth of 127 kilometers.

This is the second major earthquake in Chile over the past two days. On Monday night an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in the northern regions of Atacama,

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5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in eastern Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred on Tuesday to a location on the island of New Guinea Indonesian province of Papua, soobschaetGeologicheskaya Service USA.

Tremors have been recorded in at 07.49 UTC (11.49 MSK), 170 kilometers west of the port city of Port Numbay. Hearth lies at a depth 47 kilometers. A few minutes later, seismologists have recorded in the same area again an earthquake of magnitude 4.8.

No casualties or damage were reported.

In Indonesia, located in the largest number of active volcanoes in the world, in the same country is the most earthquakes. In 2009, the victims of a

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The lava from the volcano on Kamchatka Tolbachik spared base volcanologists

Lava erupting volcano in Kamchatka Flat Tolbachik, moving in the direction of field base volcanologists' Tolud "stopped before reaching the base, according to Kamchatka volcano.

Flat Tolbachik began erupting on 27 November. In the area of the southern slope formed two fractured breakthrough with Lava — a stream of top-break was more than six kilometers from the bottom — about 20 miles. The lava flow from the lower center passed on a round hill and moved toward Tolud. From the front of the lava flow to the field base was only 2.7 kilometers.

"The lava flow that moved toward Tolud

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In the north, Indonesia intensified Lokon volcano

Lokon volcano in northern Indonesia's newly activated on Friday evening, with the roar of throwing a cloud of volcanic ash to a height of 1.5 kilometers, said on Saturday the national Antara news agency.

Massive emissions preceded by several days of frequent volcanic tremors soil, said the head of the observation post of the Center of Volcanology and reduce geological risks (TSVSGR) Indonesia Farid Ruskanda Bima (Farid Ruskanda Bima).

Back in May of this year, announced TSVSGR exclusion zone for finding people in a radius of 2.5 kilometers from the crater of this small, but very active "fire mountain"

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Bromo volcano in Indonesia to re-energize

Centre of Volcanology and reduce geological risks (TSVSGR) Indonesia raised the level of anxiety in the located in the eastern part of the main Indonesian island of Java Bromo volcano to the second level ("alarm"), and forbade him to approach the crater closer than a kilometer, said in a Friday newspaper Jakarta Post.

"We are constantly monitoring the activity of the volcano and register it shake" — said the head of the publishing TSVSGR Surono (Surono).

Bromo is relatively small and is located far from the nearest major population centers — in the center of the rest of the

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