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The river overflowed its banks due to the volcanic eruption in Kamchatka

Lava Plosky Tolbachik, erupting in Kamchatka caused overflows flowing rivers in the area, according to the 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 level of the lava in the river often changes, sometimes by 3-5 meters. Because of this, the river overflows its banks and floods the area for tens of meters," — said in a statement.

Visually air volcanologists found that flank eruption continues.

"The crater

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in the area of the Fiji Islands

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on Saturday, to the north-west coast of the Fiji Islands, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Aftershocks were recorded in 06.12 local time (10.12 MSK), 290 kilometers from the village, and Showa-Ra (Ceva-i-Ra). The earthquake lies at a depth of 27.9 kilometers.

This is the second earthquake recorded in the region over the past few hours. Earlier, as reported by USGS, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred off the coast of New Zealand.

Through the islands of Fiji and New Zealand, the Pacific is a "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and

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5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of New Zealand

Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred on Saturday east of the coast of the North Island of New Zealand, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Aftershocks were recorded in 04.54 local time (08.54 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 20 kilometers and was located at 117 kilometers from the city of Gisborne (Gisborne).

No casualties or damage were reported.

In mid-February 2011 in the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch, a devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake that almost leveled the center of the city. Many buildings were destroyed, the central cathedral, several areas are uninhabitable. The earthquake

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Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred in the Solomon Islands

The next major earthquake occurred on Friday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Solomon Islands, its magnitude was 7.0, reports the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake, recorded at 19.26 MSK, located at 443 kilometers east of Kira-Kira settlement on the island of San Cristobal. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 27 kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported. Warning about the threat of a tsunami has been reported.

On Wednesday in the Solomon Islands earthquake with magnitude 8.0, which caused a tsunami that devastated coastal communities. As a result, six

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Storm warning announced in Kamchatka

Snow cyclone raged over Primorye and Sakhalin, on Saturday night will come to Kamchatka, sent a storm warning of the increased risks of avalanches from the slopes of volcanoes and hills, according to Russia's EMERCOM for Kamchatka region.

"In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, parts of Elizovsky, Ust-Bolsheretsk, southern Milkovskiy area on highways Petropavlovsk-Nachiki Pushchino Nachiki — Ust-Bolsheretsk — October forecast heavy snow, blizzard, black ice on the roads. Force wind and Ust Elizovsky -Bolsheretsk areas will reach 25-30 meters per second, "- said in a statement.

Kamchatka avalanche center issued a storm warning of avalanche danger in some areas of the region. Experts

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Storm warning announced in Kamchatka due to snow storm

Rescuers Kamchatka storm warning extended in connection with the approach to the region on Saturday snow storm, accompanied by a strong snowstorm, said boundary GUMCHS Russia.

"According to forecasters, on Saturday at the Kamchatka Territory expected snow storm, strong wind gusts that can reach 30 meters per second," — said in a statement.

It is noted that in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Elizovsky, Ust-Bolshiretskom, southern Kamchatka region Milkovskiy possible emergencies.

"Because of the rainfall in mountainous areas from February 10 are more likely to avalanche into separate sections of highways. Avalanches in mountain areas Ust Bolsheretsky, Elizovo, Milkovskiy, Ust-Kamchatka area, as well

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in New Zealand

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in the area of the North Island in New Zealand, said on Saturday the U.S. Geological Survey website.

According to the service, the tremors were recorded at 12.50 local time (04.50 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 88.5 kilometers. The epicenter was located 22 kilometers from the town of Turangi.

No casualties or damage were reported.

In mid-February 2011 in the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch, a devastating earthquake that almost leveled the center of the city. Many buildings were destroyed, the central cathedral, several areas are uninhabitable. 6.3 magnitude earthquake's

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the area of New Zealand

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the area of the North Island of New Zealand, said on Tuesday the U.S. Geological Survey website.

According to the service, the tremors have been recorded in 22.36 local time (14.36 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 236.1 kilometers. The epicenter was located 57 kilometers south-west of Opunake.

In mid-February 2011 in the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch, a devastating earthquake that almost leveled the center of the city. Many buildings were destroyed, the central cathedral, several areas are uninhabitable. 6.3 magnitude earthquake's epicenter was located in the vicinity of

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WWF asks UNESCO to protect committee Volcanoes

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) asked the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO to protect the "Volcanoes" from the planned hydroelectric dam in the Kronotsky reserve, while the "RusHydro" denies such an intention.

Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee held from June 24 to July 6 in St. Petersburg, the first session will be chaired by Russia. Delegations from 21 countries will review the 36 natural and cultural sites for inscription on the World Heritage List, including the Nature Park "Lena Pillars" in Yakutia. Currently, the list included 936 sites (725 cultural, 183 natural, 28 mixed).

"Kamchatka causes concern

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Over 2.6 thousand Indonesians left their homes due to the eruption Rokatenda

Over 2.6 thousand inhabitants Flores in the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara have been forced to flee their homes and take refuge on erupted five days ago, the volcano Rokatenda, said on Thursday the national news agency Antara.

Located on an island near the southern coast Palue Flores "Fire Mountain", which is sometimes also referred to as Palue, rises above the sea of Flores by 875 meters, but its base is about three kilometers under water. Rokatenda reawaken February 2, emissions chetyrehkilometrovy column of volcanic ash that covered the area immediately after the four administrative districts of the island

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