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Earth Happenings Archive
August 2, 2001 to August 10, 2001
August 10, 2001
On August 9, a 5.2 magnitude earthquake was felt 70 miles (110 km) WSW of Adak, Alaska. (National Earthquake Information Center).
Also on August 9, a 4.0 magnitude earthquake was felt 5 miles (10 km) NNW of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. (National Earthquake Information Center).

August 7, 2001
On August 6, a 5.5 magnitude earthquake was felt 20 miles (35 km) WSW of Pucallpa, Peru. (National Earthquake Information Center).
Also on August 6, a 5.0 magnitude earthquake was felt 20 miles (30 km) N of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia. (National Earthquake Information Center).

August 2, 2001
On July 31, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake was felt 75 miles (120 km) N of Welkom, South Africa. (National Earthquake Information Center).
Also on July 31, a 4.6 magnitude earthquake was felt 55 miles (90 km) SW of Iraklion, Crete, Greece. (National Earthquake Information Center).
KVERT raised the Concern Color Code from Green to Orange on 27 July after seismic and satellite data revealed that an extrusive process began at Bezymianny's (Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia) lava dome. On 23 and 24 July gas-and-steam plumes rose 200-700 m above the dome. (Smithsonian Weekly Volcanic Activity Report).


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