Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012

Natural Disasters List March 31, 2012-Landslide In Port Au Prince City Of Haiti

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  • Landslide in Port Au Prince, Haiti
    -Six killed by Landslide in Port Au Prince city of Haiti. Port-au-Prince is the capital and largest city of the Caribbean country of Haiti (above is video by Reuters)
    -Torrential rainfall from two weeks caused the landslide
    -Following UN, hundreds of thousand victims of Haiti quake are having miserable condition living in tents. Donor had provided half the aid requested by Haiti last year
    -About 30 Haitians were killed during the last rain season
    -Port-au-Prince has a tropical wet and dry climate and relatively constant temperatures throughout the year

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  • M 4.2 moderate shallow earthquake in Pakistan (@ 38 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km N Muzaffarabad. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Abottabad.
    Islamabad is 93 km far from the epicenter.
    21:42 UTC (local time Sunday, April 01, 2012 at 02:42 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.4 moderate deep harmless sea quake in Tonga (@ 123 km depth) with epicenter located 116 km NNE of Nuku'alofa. Just a weak shaking will have experienced by the peopl eof  Nuku'alofa.
    17:06 UTC (local time Sunday, April 01, 2012 at 06:06 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.3 light very shallow earthquake in Oklahoma with epicenter located 33 km ENE of Shawnee. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Seminole. Weak shaking will have experienced by the people of Earlsboro, Stillwater, Oklahoma City and Edmond. Click for recent earthquakes in Oklahoma
    11:54 UTC (local time Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 06:54 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.1 moderate very shallow earthquake in Eastern Turkey (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 36 km E Ercis. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Van.
    10:38 UTC (local time Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 01:38 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate shallow earthquake in Sucre, Venezuela (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 26 km SSE of Carupano. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Maturin and Guiria region of Venezuela. Click for detail report on this Venezuela quake
    09:47 UTC (local time Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 09:47 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate deep earthquake in Jujuy, Argentina (@ 200 km depth) with epicenter located 120 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta). Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of  Villazon.
    00:05 UTC (local time Friday, March 30, 2012 at 09:05 PM @ epicenter)

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Flooding List
  • Severe Flooding in Fiji Islands
    -A 57 old woman died at evacuation center in Sabeto. She was patient of Daibetes.
    -Navo Bridge washed away by flood water. It was only the way from Nadi town or the Nadi International Airport from Queens Highway going towards Nadi from Suva.
    -Recent heavy rainfall is caused by a shallow tropical depression located west-southwest of Nadi. Click for detail update on this flood

Tropical Cyclone List
  • Earlier it was forecast that tropical storm Pakhar will continue as Cat 1 (Hurricane) till April 1st BUT by late today (March 31st), it is forecast to weaken to a tropical storm (one step below).
    It will make landfall (TS) first in Phan Thiet city of Vietnam by late today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Strong winds in Urumqi city of China killed three people and injured twenty one so far. Wall collapsed in West Karamay Road and killed two people.
    The regional meteorological center issued an orange wind alert, with winds of at least 80 km/hr forecast for the suburbs of Urumqi. Forty-two flights in the Urumqi International Airport were delayed, re-routed or canceled by the winds.
  • Forest fire near to Geraldine, Montana, USA burned 2,500 acres. There are no reports of any injuries or damaged structures.

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