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Express   13 October 2017   USA   Wyoming  
<p>A YELLOWSTONE volcanic eruption could send a wave of lava and ash towards millions of Americans - with THESE US cities at risk.</p> <p>The supervolcano quietly bubbling away beneath Yellowstone National Park could devastate the western half of the USA if ...
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ABC News   12 October 2017   Japan  
<p>A volcano in southwestern Japan is erupting for the first time in six years, spewing ash over nearby farms, cities and towns.</p> <p>Japanese broadcaster TBS showed elementary school students wearing helmets and masks Thursday on the way to their school ...
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The Independent   11 October 2017   Spain   Canary Islands  
<p>La Palma, one of the Canary Islands, was hit by a series of mini-earthquakes at the weekend, measuring between 1.5 and 2.7 on the Richter scale.</p> <p>Between Saturday 7 and Tuesday 10 October the island experienced 50 tremors, with the biggest taking ...
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NDTV   09 October 2017   Alaska   Buldir Island  
<p>Washington, United States: A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of the US State of Alaska Sunday, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.<br />The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake struck at a depth of ...
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abc.net.au   27 September 2017   Republic of Vanuatu   South Pacific  
<p>Vanuatu's Government has declared a state of emergency after an erupting volcano forced at least 6,000 people to flee their homes on the island of Ambae.</p> <p>The Manaro volcano has been active since 2005, but a recent increase in activity has raised ...
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New Scientist   26 September 2017   Puerto Rico   Rio Guajataca  
<p>&ldquo;Stay away or be swept away.&rdquo; This grim advice was issued to the people of Puerto Rico by the US National Weather Service on Monday, after a dam overwhelmed by rainfall from Hurricane Maria developed a large fissure.</p> <p>The Guajataca Dam ...
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The Guardian   25 September 2017   Indonesia   bali  
<p>Nearly 50,000 people have been evacuated from their homes amid fears of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.</p><p>Mount Agung, 47 miles (75km) from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August and threatening ...
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CNN   20 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>Rescuers searched for survivors through the night after Tuesday's powerful earthquake shook Mexico City and surrounding states, killing scores and leaving many trapped under collapsed buildings.</p><p>At least 216 people died in Mexico City -- the country's ...
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ABC News   12 September 2017   Philippines   Manila  
<p>A tropical depression dumped heavy rains in the Philippines early Tuesday, flooding metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces and causing a landslide that killed two brothers.</p> <p>Five other people remain missing after flash floods swept away a house ...
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ChicagoTribune   11 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>Life for many has moved outdoors in the quake-shocked city of Juchitan, where a third of the homes are reported uninhabitable and repeated aftershocks have scared people away from many structures still standing.<br />The city on Sunday was littered with ...
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