Category: SciTech

2017-02-21 00:57:52 Updated: (m4.2) Northern California 38.8 -122.7 (29192)

9:09 pm Eastern | SciTech

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2017-02-20 22:50:36 (m4.2) Izu Islands, Japan Region 33.3 138.2 (29192)

6:42 pm Eastern | SciTech

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Region: IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGIONread more »

AVO Bogoslof RED/WARNING - Elevated state of unrest. Explosion at 2:08 UTC with cloud to 25000 ft

6:05 pm Eastern | SciTech

Feb 20, 2017 21:54 - The eruption of Bogoslof volcano continues. The afternoon of 19 February, at around 17:08 AKST (02:08 UTC), an explosion occurred producing a cloud to around 25,000 ft asl which traveled south-east. The explosion was detected by seismic, infrasound, lightning and satellite observations. Bogoslof volcano remains at a heightened state of unrest and in an unpredictable condition. Additional explosions producing high-altitude volcanic clouds could occur at any time. Some previous explosions have been preceded by an increase in earthquake activity that allowed for ...read more »

AVO Cleveland ORANGE/WATCH - No significant activity observed in seismic or data data.

6:05 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Feb 20, 2017 21:54 - No significant activity was observed in mostly cloudy web camera and satellite views over the past day. No significant volcanic activity has been detected in seismic or infrasound data over the past 24 hours. The presence of the recently emplaced lava dome within the summit crater may act to block the vent, resulting in reduced or restricted gas emissions which may lead to explosive activity with little to no warning. Cleveland volcano is not monitored with a real-time seismic network and this inhibits AVO's ability to detect unrest that may lead to an explosive ...read more »

Bee Decline Threatens US Crop Production

5:24 pm Eastern | SciTech

The first-ever study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they are disappearing in the country's most important farmlands -- from California's Central Valley to the Midwest's corn belt and the Mississippi River valley.read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

5:01 pm Eastern | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

Interventions Improve Medication Adherence, Decrease Risk of Hospitalizations

4:36 pm Eastern | SciTech

Story Contact: Sheena Rice, ricesm@missouri.edu, 573-882-8353

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

3:04 pm Eastern | SciTech

Feb 20, 2017 18:48 - Activity Summary: Kīlauea Volcano continues to erupt at the summit and the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent on its East Rift Zone. The episode 61g lava flow from Puʻu ʻŌʻō in the East Rift Zone is entering the ocean at Kamokuna. Surface flows remain active near Puʻu ʻŌʻō as well on the coastal plain. These lava flows pose no threat to nearby communities at this time. At the summit, inflationary tilt started last night. The lava lake surface is approximately 25.5 m (84 ft.) below the floor of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater as of this morning. Summit Observations: Tiltmeters at ...read more »

2017-02-20 19:35:47 (m4.7) Panama 8.3 -79.2 (29192)

2:58 pm Eastern | SciTech

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2017-02-20 19:25:19 (m4.9) Off East Coast of Kamchatka 55.4 163.7 (29192)

2:49 pm Eastern | U.S. News

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Rice Media Advisory: 'Want secure elections? Don’t cut security funding'

2:24 pm Eastern | SciTech

Rice University Office of Public Affairs / News & Media Relations

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'Alternative Facts' Not Just In Politics And Media

11:05 am Eastern | U.S. News

A Michigan State University scholar is warning those who read about the latest groundbreaking research to proceed with caution.read more »

NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System

11:00 am Eastern | SciTech

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.read more »

Global Heat Melts Arctic And Antarctic Sea Ice To Record Lows

20 Feb 09:00 | World

It should be winter on the Arctic pole – the northern most point in the world – but the equivalent of heatwaves have passed over the region this season melting the sea ice volume to a record low in January, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said.read more »

2017-02-20 07:45:10 (m5.4) Northern Peru -5.2 -75.0 (29192)

20 Feb 03:05 | SciTech

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AVO Bogoslof RED/WARNING - Volcano quiet again for the moment after eruption from 17:08 to 17:45 AKST today.

20 Feb 01:35 | U.S. News

Feb 20, 2017 05:48 - Following the series of short, explosive eruptions that started at 17:08 AKST this afternoon (02:08 February 20 UTC) and lasted until 17:45 AKST (02:45 February 20 UTC), seismicity and infrasound as detected on neighboring islands has been quiet. Satellite images following the activity showed a volcanic plume extending about 100 miles (160 km) to the southeast over Unalaska Island and the Pacific Ocean. The plume was visible in images through 19:00 AKST (04:00 February 20 UTC). AVO geologists on Unalaska Island described the cloud has having a white upper portion and ...read more »

2017-02-20 06:10:36 (m5.0) Simeulue, Indonesia 2.4 95.3 (29192)

20 Feb 01:26 | U.S. News

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2017-02-20 03:56:48 (m4.8) Santa Cruz Islands -11.6 166.2 (29192)

19 Feb 23:17 | SciTech

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2017-02-20 03:13:32 (m4.0) Central Italy 42.5 13.2 (29192)

19 Feb 22:58 | SciTech

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AVO Bogoslof RED/WARNING - Significant explosive eruption and increase to Aviation Color Code RED.

19 Feb 22:34 | SciTech

Feb 20, 2017 03:07 - A significant explosive eruption began at Bogoslof volcano at 02:08 UTC on 20 February (17:08 AKST on 19 February). Seismic and infrasound data show a series of short-lived explosive pulses through 02:45 UTC; seismicity has been quiet since then. Recent satellite images show a cloud as high as 25,000 ft asl. Thus, AVO is raising the Aviation Color Code to RED and Alert level to WARNING for Bogoslof volcano. Winds are carrying the cloud from Bogoslof to the southeast, towards Unalaska Island. read more »

AVO Bogoslof ORANGE/WARNING - Increase in seismicity suggests eruption is likely imminent.

19 Feb 21:04 | SciTech

Feb 20, 2017 01:35 - Seismicity as detected on instruments located on nearby islands is elevated and increasing in intensity, suggesting that an explosive eruption is likely imminent. As of yet there is no confirmation of significant ash emissions detected by lightning, infrasound or satellite data. The Aviation Color Code remains at ORANGE and the Volcano Alert Level remains at WATCH. AVO is evaluating all data sources and will update this report as more information becomes available.read more »

Space Weather Outlook

19 Feb 21:03 | Weather

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2017-02-19 23:15:59 (m4.4) Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. -5.5 145.4 (29192)

19 Feb 18:36 | SciTech

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2017-02-19 21:06:14 (m4.1) Offshore Bio-bio, Chile -37.5 -74.1 (29192)

19 Feb 17:27 | SciTech

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2017-02-19 22:17:29 (m4.0) Southern Alaska 59.8 -153.1 (29192)

19 Feb 17:26 | SciTech

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Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

19 Feb 17:02 | Weather

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

AVO Cleveland ORANGE/WATCH - Slight thermal anomaly observed in satellite. No other significant activity observed.

19 Feb 16:38 | U.S. News

Feb 19, 2017 21:40 - Though most views were obscured by clouds, slightly elevated surface temperatures were observed in one satellite view in the past day. No significant activity was observed in mostly cloudy web camera over the past day. No significant volcanic activity has been detected in seismic or infrasound data over the past 24 hours. The presence of the recently emplaced lava dome within the summit crater may act to block the vent, resulting in reduced or restricted gas emissions which may lead to explosive activity with little to no warning. Cleveland volcano is not monitored ...read more »

AVO Bogoslof ORANGE/WARNING - Elevated state of unrest. No significant activity detected in the past 24 hours.

19 Feb 16:38 | SciTech

Feb 19, 2017 21:40 - The eruption of Bogoslof volcano continues. Clouds obscured views of the volcano by satellite today. No significant volcanic activity has been detected in seismic or infrasound data over the past 24 hours. The morning of 18 February, at around 4:50 AKST (13:50 UTC), an explosion occurred producing a cloud again. The explosion was detected by seismic, infrasound, lightning and satellite observations. This volcanic cloud traveled south-west at around 25,000 ft asl. Bogoslof volcano remains at a heightened state of unrest and in an unpredictable condition. ...read more »

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

19 Feb 15:07 | U.S. News

Feb 19, 2017 18:54 - Activity Summary: Kīlauea Volcano continues to erupt at the summit and the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent on its East Rift Zone. The episode 61g lava flow from Puʻu ʻŌʻō in the East Rift Zone is entering the ocean at Kamokuna. Surface flows remain active near Puʻu ʻŌʻō as well on the coastal plain. These lava flows pose no threat to nearby communities at this time. At the summit, deflationary tilt started last night. The lava lake surface is approximately 23 m (75 ft.) below the floor of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater as of this morning. Summit Observations: Tiltmeters at ...read more »

2017-02-19 15:49:18 (m4.5) Offshore Bio-bio, Chile -37.5 -74.0 (29192)

19 Feb 12:34 | U.S. News

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2017-02-19 15:39:41 (m4.7) Java, Indonesia -7.8 107.9 (29192)

19 Feb 12:06 | U.S. News

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NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station Includes Important Experiments, Equipment

19 Feb 10:20 | SciTech

Major experiments that will look into a range of scientific disciplines from human health to atmospheric conditions on Earth are on their way to the International Space Station following liftoff at 9:39 a.m. EST aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.read more »

NASA Cargo Headed to Space Station Includes Important Experiments, Equipment

19 Feb 10:20 | SciTech

Major experiments that will look into a range of scientific disciplines from human health to atmospheric conditions on Earth are on their way to the International Space Station following liftoff at 9:39 a.m. EST aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.read more »

2017-02-19 09:37:23 (m4.6) Offshore Bio-bio, Chile -37.5 -73.9 (29192)

19 Feb 08:26 | U.S. News

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2017-02-19 11:02:19 (m4.9) Fiji Region -15.8 -179.7 (29192)

19 Feb 06:24 | SciTech

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2017-02-19 10:42:08 (m5.1) Mariana Islands Region 13.8 147.5 (29192)

19 Feb 06:00 | SciTech

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2017-02-19 04:28:38 (m4.4) Salta, Argentina -24.5 -67.8 (29192)

19 Feb 00:29 | SciTech

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2017-02-19 04:03:33 (m4.7) Offshore Bio-bio, Chile -37.6 -73.7 (29192)

18 Feb 23:25 | U.S. News

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2017-02-19 00:04:52 (m4.2) Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 36.5 71.0 (29192)

18 Feb 20:36 | SciTech

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Region: HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANread more »

2017-02-18 23:31:19 (m4.5) Near Coast of Guatemala 13.9 -91.9 (29192)

18 Feb 18:47 | U.S. News

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AVO Cleveland ORANGE/WATCH - No significant activity observed today.

18 Feb 18:04 | SciTech

Feb 18, 2017 21:55 - No significant activity was observed in mostly cloudy views of the volcano by satellite and web camera over the past day. No significant volcanic activity has been detected in seismic or infrasound data over the past 24 hours. The presence of the recently emplaced lava dome within the summit crater may act to block the vent, resulting in reduced or restricted gas emissions which may lead to explosive activity with little to no warning. Cleveland volcano is not monitored with a real-time seismic network and this inhibits AVO's ability to detect unrest that may lead to ...read more »

AVO Bogoslof RED/WARNING - Elevated state of unrest. Two explosions with clouds to 25000 ft.

18 Feb 18:04 | SciTech

Feb 18, 2017 21:55 - The eruption of Bogoslof volcano continues. After the explosion the morning of 17 February, a subsequent minor explosion was observed in seismic and infrasound data at around 15:46 AKST (00:46 UTC). The resulting volcanic cloud was observed in satellite views with cloud tops at around 25,000 ft asl. The morning of 18 February, at around 4:50 AKST (13:50 UTC), an explosion occurred producing a cloud again. The explosion was detected by seismic, infrasound, lightning and satellite observations. This volcanic cloud traveled south-west at around 25,000 ft ...read more »

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

18 Feb 17:02 | SciTech

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecastread more »

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

18 Feb 15:07 | SciTech

Feb 18, 2017 19:01 - Activity Summary: Kīlauea Volcano continues to erupt at the summit and the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent on its East Rift Zone. The episode 61g lava flow from Puʻu ʻŌʻō in the East Rift Zone is entering the ocean at Kamokuna. Surface flows remain active near Puʻu ʻŌʻō as well on the coastal plain. These lava flows pose no threat to nearby communities at this time. At the summit, inflationary tilt continues today. The lava lake surface is approximately 25 m (82 ft.) below the floor of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater as of this morning. Summit Observations: Tiltmeters at ...read more »

2017-02-18 18:58:21 (m4.3) Antofagasta, Chile -22.1 -68.8 (29192)

18 Feb 14:35 | U.S. News

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2017-02-18 17:02:16 (m4.4) Salta, Argentina -24.3 -67.0 (29192)

18 Feb 14:26 | U.S. News

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AVO Bogoslof RED/WARNING - Seismicity has declined. Satellite images show volcanic cloud has drifted to southwest.

18 Feb 12:04 | U.S. News

Feb 18, 2017 15:56 - Following the explosive eruption that occurred at about 05:00 AKST (14:00 UTC) this morning, seismicity as detected on neighboring islands has been quiet, no lightning has been detected, and satellite images show no additional emission from the volcano. Recent satellite images show the volcanic cloud that was produced during the event drifting southwest towards Umnak Island. Cloud temperature and trajectory are consistent with it being as high as 25,000 ft asl. Bogoslof volcano remains at a heightened state of unrest and in an unpredictable condition. Additional ...read more »

AVO Bogoslof RED/WARNING - Explosive eruption started at about 04:26 AKST (13:26 UTC).

18 Feb 10:38 | U.S. News

Feb 18, 2017 14:39 - An explosive eruption began at Bogoslof volcano at 04:26 AKST (13:26 UTC) as indicated in seismic and lightning data. Preliminary evidence from satellite suggests the cloud is at least as high as 25,000 ft asl. Seismic data suggest that the main ash emissions lasted for several minutes and seismicity is currently low again. AVO is evaluating all data sources and will update this report as more information becomes available.read more »

2017-02-18 12:43:33 (m4.6) Jujuy, Argentina -24.0 -66.8 (29192)

18 Feb 08:36 | SciTech

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2017-02-18 12:10:15 (m6.3) Jujuy, Argentina -23.9 -66.7 (29192)

18 Feb 07:30 | SciTech

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