Last Updated: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Natural Disasters List April 3, 2012- Two Killed In Heavy Storms In Japan

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Heavy Storms in Japan
    -Two killed and at least 160 injured. Both the fatalities were 80+
    -Several flights cancelled in Tokyo’s Haneda airport. Japan Airlines canceled 160 flights.
    -East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) suspended all train services on the Keiyo Line linking Tokyo with Chiba.
    -Heavy storm and rainfall was caused by an active low pressure system.
    -It is believed to be strongest non-typhoon storm in over 50 years.
    Related Natural Disaster: Recent Natural Disasters In Japan
  • Tornado in Texas, USA
    -Two tornadoes reported to touch down in areas south of Dallas
    -Several houses damaged
    -Power outage in 18,000 homes
    -Flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International cancelled
    -10 people injured in Dallas of which two of them reported to be in critical situation. Another three injured in Arlington city.
    -About 40 houses damaged.

Recent Earthquake list
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  • M 5.7 very strong shallow sea quake in Kepulauan Kai, Indonesia (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 39 km WNW of Dobo. About 7,000 people will have fet strong shaking of MMI VI. People in Tual will have experienced light shaking of MMI IV.
    23:42 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at 08:42 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.0 moderate shallow earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located just 3 km SE Pittsburg. About 37,000 people will have felt light shaking of MMI IV.  People of Krebs, McAlester and Hartshorne will have experienced light shaking. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have experienced by the people of Coalgate, Atoka, Antlers, Shawnee, Paris, Sherman, Muskogee and Fort Smith. Click for detail report on this Oklahoma earthquake
    07:33 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 03, 2012 at 02:33 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Mindanao, Philippines (@ 79 km depth) with epicenter located 29 km ESE of Hinatuan. Weak shaking will have felt as far as Butuan.
    04:25 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 03, 2012 at 12:25 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake near the South Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 89 km depth) with epicenter located 25 km N of Tokyo. Light to weak shaking will have felt across Matsubushi, Koshigaya and Saitama.
    03:12 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 03, 2012 at 12:12 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.4 moderate earthquake near the Coast of Northern Peru (@ 75 km depth) with epicenter located just 3 km ESE of Piura. Weak shaking will have felt in different parts of Ecuador too. Click for detail report on this Peruvian quake
    03:08 UTC (local time Monday, April 02, 2012 at 10:08 PM @ epicenter)
    M 4.7 moderate shallow earthquake in Northern Peru (@ 29 km depth) after six hours than earlier with epicenter located 141 km NW Tarapoto.
  • M 5.1 moderate very shallow earthquake in Offshore Valparaiso, Chile (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 58 km WSW of San Antonio. Weak shaking will have felt as far as Santiago city of Metropolitana region.
    02:11 UTC (local time Monday, April 02, 2012 at 10:11 PM @ epicenter)

Volcanic Activity List
  • Vanuatu/Ambrym recent volcanic activity
    -Following Volcano Discovery, Ambrym volcano is again showing signs of activity with a strong thermal signal visible at Marum and Benbow craters.
    -Ambrym is a volcanic island in the archipelago of Vanuatu (formerly known as the New Hebrides) which is well known for its highly active volcanic activity that includes lava lake formation.

Flooding List
  • Flooding in Fiji
    -More than 11,000 people are taking shelter in 50 evacuation centres.
    -Emergency packs with first aid kits, blankets and cooking utensils will be distributed those at Semo Village. Click for detail update on Fiji floods

Tropical Cyclone List
  • Tropical cyclone Daphne
    -Daphne has now weaken to just a tropical depression. Now, no longer threat to Fiji.

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