Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012

Natural Disasters List March 29, 2012


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Recent Natural Disasters
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  • Tornado in Bacolod city, Philippines
    -Following Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), around 12:45 p.m. (local time) today, a tornado hit Ipil-ipil St, Bacolod city
    -Bacolod city shopping center damaged along with slight damage reported to Bacolod Chambers building
    -Bacolod Chamber Rescue team working on the area
    -No casualty reported
  • Flooding in Caldwell, Texas
    -Heavy rainfall caused flash flood in Caldwell
    -High water was reported in Bank streets along with railroad underpass
    -Water entered into some motels and houses
    -No damage or injury reported

Recent Earthquake list
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  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Ecuador (@ 73 km depth) with epicenter located 39 km SSE of Riobamba. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Riobamba. People of Ambato will have experienced a weak shaking.
    23:57 UTC (local time Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 06:57 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 weak very shallow earthquake in Utah (@ 6 km depth) with epicenter located just 14 km WNW from Emery. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Ferron, Clawson and Emery.
    17:22 UTC (local time Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 11:22 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 moderate earthquake in Atacama, Chile (@ 91 km depth) with epicenter located 155 km WNW of Antofagasta de la Sierra (Argentina). Just a weak shaking will have felt around epicenter.
    14:23 UTC (local time Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 10:23 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.0 moderate shallow earthquake in Western Turkey (@ 16 km depth) with epicenter located 4 km NW Hocalar. The populated area Usak is 63 km far from epicenter where weak shaking will have felt.
    10:13 UTC (local time Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 01:13 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.2 weak very shallow earthquake in Southern Italy (@ 6 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km NW San nicandro garganico. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Foggia.
    06:20 UTC (local time 08:20; 2012/03/29 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate deep earthquake in Myanmar (@ 111 km depth) with epicenter located 43 km NW Pakokku. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the  people of Monywa and Pakokku.
    00:23 UTC (local time Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 06:53 AM @ epicenter)

Volcanic Activity List

  • Canary Island (Spain)/El Hierro recent volcanic activity
    -Though some minor earthquake continues beneath El Hierro, authorities have decided to declare the end of eruption
    -Web cameras at La Restinga are going to shut down

Flooding List

  • Flooding in Bicol, Philippines
    -3 killed with two other missing in Sorsogon, Camarines Sur and Catanduanes
    -At least 500 people affected by flooding in Oriental Mindoro
    -Flash flood hit the parts of Calapan City and the towns of Naujan, Mansalay, and Baco
    -In December 11, 2005, Calapan City was hit by tropical depression Quedan and heavy moonson rains which result in massive flooding
    -Flooding is among the most common natural disasters in Philippines

Tropical Cyclone List
  • Tropical depression Pakhar/02w, located approximately 340 nm east of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, has tracked north-northwestward at 04 knots over the past six hours.
    Torrential rainfall and high winds expected in south-central coast of Vietnam by Saturday.

Natural Disaster News
  • Recent reports by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests that climate change has led to extreme weather conditions such as heat waves, record high temperatures and heavy precipitation. It is also seen that heatwaves have become extreme in southern Europe and the Mediterranean. Heavy precipitation is predicted by scientist in East Africa (click to read detail by news.xinhuanet.com)

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