The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. on Sunday, 18 December 2016
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
South Bend, Indiana USA (12833.6 km SW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): While setting in a rocking chair, the chair was shaking back & forth for probably 15-20 seconds my husband was on the couch but felt nothing. After about 10 seconds it started again lasting about same length of time.
Kokopo (Papua New Guinea) (374 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Items fell, house shook violently (via EMSC)
Lae / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dundalk, MD / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Hardly felt but was noticed.
(Papua New Guinea) (956 km W from epicenter)(no details): Gentle rocking of the office and buildings for approx 10-20sec, then reduced in intensity for 4-10eecs, followed by another 10-29secs of stronger tremors. (via EMSC)
Colima volcano photos: This beautiful stratovolcano in western Mexico is one of the most active volcanoes on the American continents. It is known for its often spectacular explosions and sometimes glowing avalanches.
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