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Powerful X-Class solar flares hit Earth, cause radio blackouts – largest sunspot seen in 24 years

October 2014SPACE - At 17:09 UT (12:09 p.m. EDT) today (Saturday), active region (AR) 2192 erupted with another X-class flare directed at Earth. This is the second powerful eruption in less than 24 hours to be triggered from the large sunspot that occupies the region. 447 more words
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Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant

October 2014JAPAN - Japan warned on Friday that a volcano in southern Japan located roughly 64 km (40 miles) from a nuclear plant was showing signs of increased activity that could possibly lead to a small-scale eruption and warned people to stay away from the summit. 245 more words
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7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of El Salvador killing 1

 
October 2014EL SALVADOR - A powerful 7.4-magnitude quake shook the Pacific coast of Central America on Tuesday, causing some damage and killing at least one person in El Salvador. 127 more words
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