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M6.4 Earthquake in Puerto Rico, Jan 2020

A M6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Puerto Rico early Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The epicenter of the quake was between the towns of Ponce and Guanica. Widespread power and […]

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Brush fires in Australia, January 2020

Brush fires have been raging through large swathes of Australia. Over 72,000 square miles of land have burned, particularly in the states of Victoria and New South Wales, but including […]

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Typhoon Kammuri, the Philippines, Dec 2019

Typhoon Kammuri, also referred to as Tisoy, made landfall on Luzon, the most populous island of the Philippines, on Monday, December 2, 2019. The strong storm, equivalent to a Category […]

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Typhoon Hagibis, Japan, Oct 2019

Typhoon Hagibis made landfall on Saturday night, October 12th in the Shizuoka Prefecture of Japan.  The storm caused extensive damage with strong winds and torrential rain that gave rise to […]

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Topical Storm Imelda, southeastern Texas, Sept 2019

Tropical Storm Imelda made landfall in southeastern Texas on September 17, 2019. The slow moving storm inundated the region with rain for days, dumping up to forty inches in some […]

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Hurricane Dorian, Bahamas and U.S. East Coast, September 2019

Hurricane Dorian made landfall on Grand Bahama Island on Sunday, September 1 as a Category 5 storm. Dorian stalled over the island and lingered for two days, dumping up to […]

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M7.1 earthquake, Ridgecrest, CA, July 2019

The largest earthquake to shake Southern California in the last two decades occurred on July 5, 2019. The M7.1 quake was centered near the town of Ridgecrest in the Mojave […]

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Flooding in India and Nepal, July 2019

Torrential monsoon rains have created flooding and landslides in the border region of India and Nepal, affecting millions of people. Hundreds of people have been killed. There are also fatalities from flash flooding and […]

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Earthquake,Athens, Greece, July 2019

A M5.1 earthquake shook Athens, Greece on Friday, July 19, 2019. The epicenter of the shallow quake was northwest of the city, near that of a deadly quake that occurred […]

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Hurricane Barry, Louisiana, July 2019

Hurricane Barry, the first hurricane to make landfall this year in the U.S., came ashore in Louisiana on Saturday, July 13, 2019 as a Category 1 storm. The region was already […]

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