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The Guardian   15 July 2022   Antarctica  
<p>The great white continent of Antarctica has been awash in dazzling pink and plum hues, thanks to the &ldquo;afterglow&rdquo; effect of the Tongan eruption.<br />The unusually fiery skies have already been reported across New Zealand and Australia in the ...
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France24   08 July 2022   Ecuador   Chimborazo volcano  
<p>One Canadian woman died and a fellow citizen was injured when an avalanche roared down the side of snow-capped Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador's highest peak, rescue service officials said Thursday.<br />Advertising<br />Security Service ECU911 in Riobamba ...
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The Atlantic   17 May 2021   Guatemala  
<p>Guatemala&rsquo;s Pacaya volcano has been in a fairly active period since about 1961. Earlier this year, a new fissure vent opened, and rivers of lava began flowing out, threatening several nearby communities. The lava has been advancing slowly, and locals ...
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The Indian Express   27 March 2020   Indonesia  
<p>JAKARTA: Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupted on Friday, shooting a column of ash some 5,000 metres (16,000 feet) into the air in its second major eruption this month.<br />Ash and sand-covered areas several kilometres (miles) away from ...
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Particle Scitech   28 November 2019   Switzerland  
<p>They came dressed in black, giving sombre speeches as others lay wreaths and flowers.<br />But this funeral march wasn&rsquo;t for a person &ndash; it was for the Pizol glacier in eastern Switzerland.<br />Scientists say the alpine ice flow has lost over ...
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SBS News   05 November 2019   Chile   Coquimbo  
<p>A magnitude-6.0 quake has struck near the coastal city of Coquimbo in central Chile, the US Geological Survey says, causing building to shake in capital city Santiago but no damage.<br>The quake, reported earlier by the European-Mediterranean Seismological ...
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Daily Mail   10 June 2019   China   Guangxi  
<p>A massive mudslide sent huge boulders down the side of a mountain just metres away from a residential complex in a Chinese city today.</p> <p>Terrifying footage shows the mountainside collapsing next to several tower blocks in Fujian Province in south-eastern ...
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BBC NEWS   22 April 2019   Colombia   Rosas / Cauca  
<p>At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say.</p> <p>Five others were injured and several houses destroyed in the town of Rosas in the Cauca region.</p> <p>The landslide happened after days of torrential ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards   07 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 has struck 174km north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia's Molucca islands, but there is thought to be no tsunami risk.<br />The quake hit early on Monday local time at a depth of 60.5km and was ...
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BBC NEWS   10 December 2018   UK   Cornwall  
<p>Part of a cliff collapsing in Cornwall has been caught on camera by a woman out walking.</p> <p>Deborah Smith was at Lynstone Road, Bude, when she said she noticed "some little bits going, then saw the rocks moving and quickly videoed it".</p>
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