Last Updated: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Natural Disasters List May 2, 2012

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Landslide in Shennongjia, Hubei, China
    -More than 300 tourist evacuated after a landslide hit a forest resort in Shennongjia.
    -Continuous rainfall caused landslide in this area. Two days ago, a landslide hit the same section of the highway which runs from Inner Mongolia's capital Hohhot to Beihai city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
    -More than 1,000 tourists being evacuated this morning.
    -Most of the tourist are taking shelter in Shennongjia forestry resort.
    -No causalities reported so far.

Recent Earthquake list
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  • M 3.3 weak shallow earthquake in Baja California, Mexico today (12 km depth) with epicenter located 27 km SSW from Mexicali. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Mexicali, Calexico and Heber.
    23:10 UTC (local time Wednesday, May 02, 2012 at 04:10 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 moderate shallow earthquake in Western Turkey (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 45 km WNW of Izmir. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Menemen and İzmir.
    06:40 UTC (local time Wednesday, May 02, 2012 at 09:40 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.9 weak shallow earthquake in Ontario, Canada (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 82 km NNW of Moosonee. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Moose Factory.
    00:03 UTC (local time Tuesday, May 01, 2012 at 08:03 PM @ epicenter)

Volcanic Activity List
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Flooding List
  • Flooding in Billing, United Kingdom
    -People living along River Nene are on high alert. Flood alert extended to Wellingborough, joining Cogenhoe, Billing and Doddington.
    -Flood already hit Billing Aquadrome and Cogenhoe Caravan Park.
    -Residents of Billing Aquadrome are alowed to return home.
    -The Cogenhoe Mill site remains closed.
    -More rainfall is forecast tonight.

Tropical Cyclone List
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Natural Disaster News
  • Thunderstorm in Balwatoli, Kishanganj, India
    -Six killed and more than 50 injured after thunderstorms hit Balwatoli in Bihar’s Kishanganj district, India.
    -Rs 1.5 lakh will be paid to the victims and Rs 10,000 will be given to those whose houses have been damaged.
  • Wildfire in Toquerville, Utah
    -Two firefighters reported to be injured.
    -About 500 acres burned. About 30% contained.

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This natural disaster list contains daily list of recent natural disasters around the world. The page is break down into various parts as Recent Natural Disasters (real time update report on rolling natural disaster around the world), Recent earthquake List  (only earthquakes which are felt by people), Recent Volcanic Activity (active volcanoes), Recent Flooding (ongoing flood event), Tropical Cyclones (active cyclones) and Natural Disaster News (natural disaster news on various topics like Tornado, Tsunami, Wildfire, Drought, Hailstorm, Heat Wave, Hurricane, Epidemic, Famine, Lahar, Limnic Eruption, Mudflow, Solar Flare and other disasters)
The major natural disasters are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster. The reference for the time zone is UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, also called GMT).
The natural disaster data are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS..
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