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November 2, 2000 to November 28, 2000
Nov. 28, 2000
At least 24 people in Azerbaijan died on Saturday when a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit near the capital city of Baku on the Caspian Sea. The temblor was preceded by a magnitude 5.9 foreshock less than a minute earlier. ( National Earthquake Information Center).
Nov. 20, 2000
Numerous powerful aftershocks to a massive magnitude 8.0 temblor that hit eastern Papua New Guinea last Thursday continued to jolt the region during the weekend. ( Discovery Earth Alert).
Nov. 16, 2000
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake sent residents of southeastern Turkey fleeing from their homes on Wednesday, although there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. ( Discovery Earth Alert).
Nov. 13, 2000
Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano continued its recent high level of activity, exploding on Thursday, spewing plumes of ash and smoke 3 miles into the sky, and raining ash on Santiago Xalitzintla, the community nearest its crater. ( Discovery Earth Alert).
Nov. 9, 2000
Japan's Mount Komagatake Volcano erupted on Wednesday for the fourth time in three months with a plume of smoke and ash that soared into the morning sky. The explosion triggered volcanic tremors that lasted about 10 minutes. ( Discovery Earth Alert).
Nov. 6, 2000
A magnitude 2.3 earthquake shook New York state's capital of Albany on Monday, alarming residents in several towns, but there were no reports of damage or injuries, officials said. ( News).
Nov. 2, 2000
Authorities in Chile heightened the alert status near Villarrica Volcano on Wednesday due to increased seismic activity around the mountain. ( Discovery Earth Alert).


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