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January 1, 1999 to January 31, 1999
January 28, 1999
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred in the Fox Islands.
January 25, 1999
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred in Columbia, causing massive damage. (BBC Online Photos/Article) The quake killed more than 1100 people and injured several thousand. Because of this earthquake, Columbian coffee shipments will be seriously delayed.
January 23, 1999
Mt. Etna, Sicily, erupted again today, dropping ash on the neighboring towns. The eruption was in the SE Crater Cone and filled the remainder of the crater.
January 20, 1999
A pyroclastic flow from Souffriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat, flowed downed the Tar River valley to the sea, today.
January 19, 1999
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred in the New Ireland Region.
January 16, 1999
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred in the Gulf of Alaska.
January 7, 1999
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurred in Eastern Siberia.
January 5, 1999
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake occurred in the Tonga Islands.
January 3, 1999
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the Timor Sea just off the coast of eastern Indonesia. No damage or injuries were reported ().
January 1, 1999
Happy New Year from geologylink!


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