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 - 83km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga on Friday, 19 May 2017
May 20 15:46: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 62.2 to 64.1 km.
Date & time: Fri, 19 May 17:57:28 UTC Local time at epicenter: 2017-05-19 05:57:28 -12:00 Magnitude: 4.7 Depth: 64.1 km Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.6095°S / 173.0579°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Curacoa (69 km) Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
Active volcanoes in China: Did you know that there are at least 15 active volcanoes in China? The last eruption was from the Kunlun volcano in 1951.
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