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Volcano in Philippines

Tuesday, 16 January 2018


Philippines' most active volcano, Mount Mayon, sprayed lava and ash causing more than 34,000 people to be evacuated as fears increased that it may be about to erupt.

Search and Rescue of Submarine, Argentina

Friday, 17 November 2017


An Argentinian military submarine with 44 crew members onboard lost radio contact in November, launching a huge search-and-rescue operation off the coast of Patagonia.

Earthquake in South Korea

Wednesday, 15 November 2017


A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck the south-east coast of South Korea, 6 km north of Pohang City. Residents of the captial Seoul, over 300km away, could feel the tremors and have reported buildings shaking.

Earthquake in Iran

Monday, 13 November 2017


A 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Kermanshah Province of Iran at 18:18 UTC on 12 November.

Earthquake in Iraq

Sunday, 12 November 2017


A 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the northern border of Iraq at 18:18 UTC on 12 November.