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2017-09-22 06:45:55 (M4.4) Kuril Islands 45.6 152.0 (29192)

3:09 am Eastern | World

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: Kuril Islandsread more »

Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in Russian Federation on 9/22/2017 5:04:04 AM

2:36 am Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.5 in Russian Federation on 22 Sep 2017 05:04 UTCread more »

2017-09-22 05:04:04 (M4.5) near the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia 54.8 159.5 (29192)

2:33 am Eastern | World

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: near the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russiaread more »

2017-09-22 05:33:44 UPDATED: (M5.5) Gulf of California 23.6 -108.8 (29192)

2:27 am Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

***This event has been revised.

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GDACS daily newsletter for 22/09/2017

2:11 am Eastern | World

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System read more »

Green alert: earthquake M 5.5 in Mexico on 9/22/2017 5:33:48 AM

2:00 am Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.5 in Mexico on 22 Sep 2017 05:33 UTCread more »

2017-09-22 05:33:48 (M5.5) Gulf of California 23.8 -108.2 (29192)

1:55 am Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: Gulf of Californiaread more »

September 20 (1 fatality)

1:00 am Eastern | U.S. News

On September 20, 1 residential fire fatality was reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 21 (0 fatalities)

1:00 am Eastern | U.S. News

On September 21, 0 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 19 (8 fatalities)

1:00 am Eastern | U.S. News

On September 19, 8 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 16 (3 fatalities)

1:00 am Eastern | U.S. News

On September 16, 3 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 15 (3 fatalities)

1:00 am Eastern | U.S. News

On September 15, 3 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 18 (3 fatalities)

1:00 am Eastern | U.S. News

On September 18, 3 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 17 (4 fatalities)

1:00 am Eastern | U.S. News

On September 17, 4 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

2017-09-22 04:34:46 (M4.7) Ascension Island region -6.3 -11.1 (29192)

12:54 am Eastern | U.S. News

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: Ascension Island regionread more »

Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in Greece on 9/22/2017 4:20:21 AM

12:46 am Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.5 in Greece on 22 Sep 2017 04:20 UTCread more »

Green alert: earthquake M 4.6 in Russian Federation on 9/22/2017 12:48:00 AM

9:16 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.6 in Russian Federation on 22 Sep 2017 00:48 UTCread more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Fri Sep 22 01:13:02 UTC 2017

9:12 pm Eastern | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Fri Sep 22 01:13:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Fri Sep 22 01:13:02 UTC 2017

9:12 pm Eastern | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Fri Sep 22 01:13:02 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC Sep 22, 2017 0100 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

9:12 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC 0100Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0805 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017 Valid 220100Z - 221200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ND/NORTHEAST SD EASTWARD INTO THE WESTERN UPPER GREAT LAKES AREA... ...SUMMARY... A marginal risk for a few large hail events exists over a part of the Upper Midwest tonight into Friday morning. ...MN/northern WI/western Upper MI and vicinity... A weak short-wave trough moving northeast across the central U.S. this evening will combine with the beginnings of an observed increase in the southerly low-level jet to yield some enhancement of quasi-geostropic ascent across north-central portions of the country tonight. Thread more »

2017-09-22 00:48:00 (M4.6) east of the Kuril Islands 43.9 149.2 (29192)

9:12 pm Eastern | World

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: east of the Kuril Islandsread more »

September 15 (3 fatalities)

8:32 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On September 15, 3 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 17 (4 fatalities)

8:32 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On September 17, 4 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 18 (3 fatalities)

8:32 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On September 18, 3 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 14 (4 fatalities)

8:32 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On September 14, 4 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 20 (1 fatality)

8:32 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On September 20, 1 residential fire fatality was reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 19 (8 fatalities)

8:32 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On September 19, 8 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

September 16 (3 fatalities)

8:32 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On September 16, 3 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

Financial, Legal, and Volunteer Resources for Hurricane Irma Survivors in Florida

6:59 pm Eastern | U.S. News

FEMAGet the FEMA Mobile App and begin registration. Online: Disaster Assistance.gov Registration .FEMA helpline: 800-621-3362. TTY, 800-462-7585. 711/ Video Relay Service (VRS), 800-621-3362. Language English read more »

Returning Home Resources for Hurricane Irma Survivors in Florida

6:54 pm Eastern | U.S. News

FEMAGet the FEMA Mobile App and begin registration. Online: Disaster Assistance.gov Registration .FEMA helpline: 800-621-3362. TTY, 800-462-7585. 711/ Video Relay Service (VRS), 800-621-3362. Language English read more »

Recovery Resources for Hurricane Irma Survivors in Florida

6:51 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Comprehensive list of services, and resources: Florida Division of Consumer ServicesRegister with FEMAGet the FEMA Mobile App and begin registration. Online: Disaster Assistance.gov Registration .FEMA helpline: 800-621-3362. TTY, 800-462-7585. 711/ Video Relay Service (VRS), 800-621-3362. Language English read more »

Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in Chile on 9/21/2017 7:58:58 PM

6:38 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.5 in Chile on 21 Sep 2017 19:58 UTCread more »

2017-09-21 19:58:58 (M4.5) Antofagasta, Chile -24.6 -69.4 (29192)

6:36 pm Eastern | U.S. News

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: Antofagasta, Chileread more »

SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Thu Sep 21 22:34:01 UTC 2017

6:33 pm Eastern | U.S. News

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Thu Sep 21 22:34:01 UTC 2017.read more »

SPC - No watches are valid as of Thu Sep 21 22:34:01 UTC 2017

6:33 pm Eastern | U.S. News

No watches are valid as of Thu Sep 21 22:34:01 UTC 2017.read more »

Hurricane Maria Response and Relief Operations Underway

6:27 pm Eastern | Weather

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) top priority is to provide life-saving resources to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, while aggressively working to gain greater access to disaster affected areas.Federal coordinating officers and other FEMA personnel are on the ground, coordinating with the governors of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, and their respective emergency management agencies. Language English read more »

Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 9/21/2017 7:28:40 PM

6:24 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.5 in Iran, Islamic Republic of on 21 Sep 2017 19:28 UTCread more »

2017-09-21 19:28:40 (M4.5) eastern Iran 30.7 57.4 (29192)

6:22 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: eastern Iranread more »

2017-09-21 22:15:21 (M4.3) Central Alaska 62.8 -148.8 (29192)

6:18 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: Central Alaskaread more »

There are no tropical cyclones at this time.

5:38 pm Eastern | Weather

No tropical cyclones as of Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:35:51 GMTread more »

AVO Cleveland ORANGE/WATCH - No activity in satellite, seismic or infrasound data.

5:37 pm Eastern | SciTech

Sep 21, 2017 20:52 - Low-level unrest continues at Cleveland Volcano. Nothing of any volcanological significance was observed in satellite data over the past day. Web camera views of the summit obscured by clouds over the past day. No significant activity has been detected in seismic or infrasound data. Cleveland volcano is monitored with a limited real-time seismic network, which inhibits AVO's ability to detect precursory unrest that may lead to an explosive eruption. Rapid detection of an ash-producing eruption may be possible using a combination of seismic, infrasound, lightning, and ...read more »

AVO Bogoslof ORANGE/WATCH - No activity observed in seismic/infrasound data.

5:37 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Sep 21, 2017 20:52 - Unrest at Bogoslof volcano continues. Nothing noteworthy has been observed in mostly cloudy satellite images of Bogoslof Island over the past day. No significant activity was detected in seismic or infrasound data from neighboring islands. Bogoslof volcano remains at a heightened state of unrest and in an unpredictable condition. Activity can escalate quickly with explosions producing high-altitude (>15,000 ft) volcanic clouds with little to no detectable precursory activity. Some previous explosions have been preceded by an increase in earthquake activity that ...read more »

Science Denial Not Limited To Political Right

5:21 pm Eastern | U.S. News

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, many claims have been made that science denial, particularly as it relates to climate change, is primarily a problem of the political right.read more »

Apply for Operation Blue Roof at New Locations Across Florida

4:52 pm Eastern | U.S. News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Language English read more »

Green alert: earthquake M 4.8 in Mexico on 9/21/2017 8:22:31 PM

4:48 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.8 in Mexico on 21 Sep 2017 20:22 UTCread more »

2017-09-21 16:34:33 (M4.4) Myanmar-India border region 25.0 94.9 (29192)

4:22 pm Eastern | SciTech

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: Myanmar-India border regionread more »

SPC Sep 21, 2017 2000 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

4:09 pm Eastern | U.S. News

SPC 2000Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0301 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017 Valid 212000Z - 221200Z ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER A PORTION OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS... ...THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER A PORTION OF THE UPPER MIDWEST... ...SUMMARY... A marginal risk for a few large hail events exists over a part of the Upper Midwest tonight into Friday morning. Isolated strong to severe wind gusts are possible from west Texas into southcentral Kansas between 4 and 9 pm CDT. No changes needed with either of the Marginal risk areas. Previous forecast reasoning remains valid for this outlook issuance. ...West Texas through southwest/south-centralread more »

HVO Kilauea ORANGE/WATCH - Eruption continues at summit and East Rift Zone. Flows pose no threat to nearby communities.

4:05 pm Eastern | SciTech

Sep 21, 2017 19:29 - Activity Summary: Kīlauea Volcano continues to erupt at the summit and from the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent on its East Rift Zone. The episode 61g lava flow continues to enter the ocean at Kamokuna. Surface flow activity persists on the upper portion of the flow field, on the pali, and in scattered areas of the coastal plain. These lava flows pose no threat to nearby communities at this time. Low rates of ground deformation and seismicity continue across the volcano. Summit Observations: Summit tiltmeters recorded deflationary tilt over the past two days. The lava lake ...read more »

HVO Mauna Loa YELLOW/ADVISORY - Mauna Loa is not erupting. Deformation and seismicity remain above long-term background.

4:05 pm Eastern | SciTech

Sep 21, 2017 19:40 - Activity Summary: Mauna Loa Volcano is not erupting. Rates of deformation and seismicity have not changed significantly in the past week and persist at above-long-term-background levels. Observations: Small-magnitude earthquakes continue to occur beneath the summit caldera and upper Southwest Rift Zone. These occurred primarily at shallow depths of less than 5 km (3 miles), with some additional deeper events at depths between 5-13 km (3-8 miles). Global Positioning System (GPS) and satellite radar (InSAR) measurements continue to show deformation consistent ...read more »

September 19 (8 fatalities)

4:02 pm Eastern | U.S. News

On September 19, 8 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.read more »

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