Last Updated: Monday, April 23, 2012

Natural Disasters List April 23, 2012-Seven Killed In Kenyan Flood

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Hell's Gate National Park, Kenya
    -One killed and six are reported to be missing after a flash flood in Hell's Gate National Park.
    -All the victims are the members of a church youth group.
    -Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the Nairobi region caused flooding.
    -Hells Gate National Park lies to the south of Lake Naivasha.
    -All the seven members of a Nairobi church youth group who were swept away in flood are now reported to be dead.
    -The Kenya Red Cross helped to take out the bodies from the gorge.

Recent Earthquake list
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  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Crete, Greece (@ 47 km depth) with epicenter located 35 km SE Pírgos. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have experienced by the people of Ierápetra and Iráklion.
    22:15 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 01:15 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.7 moderate earthquake in Molucca Sea (@ 43 km depth) with epicenter located 145 km SSE of Manado. About 1,685,000 people will have felt light shaking of MMI IV. People of  Tondano, Bitung, Tomohon, Manado, Laikit and Laikit II (Dimembe) will have felt light shaking.
    21:21 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 05:21 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 3.9 light shallow earthquake in Greater Los Angeles Area, California (@ 13 km depth) today with epicenter located just 4 km SSW from Laguna Niguel. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Laguna Niguel, Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano. People of Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Long Beach and Los Angeles will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    Felt Reports
    Trabuco canyon,Orange County, California: I'm pretty used to earthquakes since I was born and still live In California. This one shook strong for a brief moment and then I felt the rolling ripple as I was still and quiet. I know it was also felt in Mission Viejo
    17:37 UTC (Local time Monday, April 23, 2012 at 10:37 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate deep earthquake in Tajikistan (@ 130 km depth) with epicenter located 71 km S of Karakul. Weak shaking will have experienced as far as Sary-Tash (Kyrgyzstan).
    06:27 UTC (local time Monday, April 23, 2012 at 11:27 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km NW Pinotepa nacional. Weak shaking will have felt as far as Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico.
    01:132 UTC (local time Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 08:13 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake in Guatemala (@ 57 km depth) with epicenter located 64 km WNW of Puerto Barrios.Weak shaking will have felt in a vast area. Weak shaking will have even felt in parts of Honduras, Belize and El Salvador.
    00:20 UTC (local time Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 06:20:40 PM at epicenter)

Volcanic Activity List
  • Alaska/Cleveland recent volcanic activity
    -The low-level eruption of Cleveland Volcano continues.
    -Cloudy condition was observed at volcano during last 24 hours.
    -There is no real-time seismic monitoring network on Mount Cleveland.

Flooding List
  • Flooding in Delaware, USA
    -Flood watches are in effect across the Northeast, as far south as Delaware.
    -Following National Weather Service, minor coastal flooding is possible along western Long Island Sound early today (Monday).

Tropical Cyclone List
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Natural Disaster News
  • Heavy snowstorm in Irkutsk, Russia
    -Russia's Irkutsk airport temporarily closed due to a heavy snowstorm.
    -More than 20 evening flights reported to be delayed till Monday.
  • News article on Poor disaster management in Pakistan
    Pakistan is exposed to multiple forms of natural and manmade disasters. Natural disasters range from earthquakes, floods, droughts, cyclones, landslides, and sea-based hazards. A relief and response model for coping with disasters has been the basis of our reactive response to disasters.

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