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Nepal

Nepal

Nepal

Nepal

Nepal

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on April 25th. The nearest city is Lamjung (34km/21mi) WNW of the quake zone. The capital, Kathmandu, is 77km/48mi SE of the zone. Multiple aftershocks continue throughout the region, resulting in avalanches and a death toll over 3000.  Read More

Calbuco, Chile

Chile - Physiography

Chile - Physiography

On April 22, 2015 the Calbuco volcano erupted, roughly 1000km south of Chile's capital Santiago. The volcano is in the Los Lagos region of Chile in the province of Llanquihue on the bank of Lake Llanquihue. The nearest sizable center of population is Puerto Montt. Prior to this eruption, the volcano's last activity consisted of 4 hours of a weak fumarole type eruption in 1972.  Read More