Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012

Natural Disasters List July 16, 2012


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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Japan
    -Death toll from Japan floods has risen to 26. Still 6 people are missing in Kumamoto, Oita and Fukuoka prefectures.
    -Following Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), more rain and thunderstorms expected today.

  • Flooding in Tulunan, Philippines
    -At least 337 families affected by the flash floods in Tulunan town in North Cotabato.
    -F. Cajelo; Minapan (Purok 1, 2, 3, 6, 7), La Esperanza, Poblacion Purok 8, and Galidan were the villages to be hardest hit.  

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  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Myanmar-India border region (@ 55 km depth) with epicenter located 81 km ESE of Tuensang. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Mon, Khonsa and Mokokchung.
    23:16 UTC (local time Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 05:46 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.6 strong but harmless earthquake near the North Coast of Papua, Indonesia (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 286 km NNE from Enarotali. It will have just faintly felt by the people of Manokwari and Jayapura.
    16:33 UTC (local time Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 01:33 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.0 weak shallow earthquake in Northern Italy (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km E Novi di modena. It will have well felt by the people of Modena too.
    07:15 UTC (local time 09:15; 2012/07/16 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Central Peru with epicenter located 35 km ENE of Abancay. It will have well felt by the people of Santa Ana, Cusco and Andahuaylas.
    03:33 UTC (local time Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 10:33 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.4 moderate earthquake in Kamchatka, Russia (@ 82 km depth) with epicenter located 68 km SE Klyuchi. Just a weak shaking will have felt by the people of Yelizovo, Nikol'skoye and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy.
    03:08 UTC (local time Monday, July 16, 2012 at 04:08 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 2.7 shallow earthquake in France (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located just 2 km W San remo. It will have well felt by the people of Sanremo and Nice.
    02:34 UTC (local time 04:34; 2012/07/16 @ epicenter) 

Volcanic Activity List
There are no recent volcanic activity/eruption at this time. Check back later or use search box to find earlier updates.

Flooding List
  • Flooding in Ruapehu, New Zealand
    -Two primary schools, Maitere and Ohura, evacuated as heavy rainfall caused flooding in Northern Islands.
    -Severe weather forecast today (Monday) in Wellington, Waikato, Bay Of Plenty, Taranaki and the Wairarapa.
  • Flooding in St. George, Utah
    -Flash flood reported in St. George. The western part of the city was hit hardest.
    -No injuries or major accidents reported. 

Tropical Cyclone List
  • Hurricane Fabio
    -As of 01:00 UTC, Hurricane Fabio was located 1105 km WSW of the southern tip of Baja California.
    -Fabio is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph.
    -Fabio is expected to become a tropical storm today and a tropical depression on Tuesday.
  • Post-Tropical Cyclone Emilia
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TC Emilia was located 1845 km ESE of Hilo, Hawaii.
    -Emilia is moving toward the west near 18 mph.
  • Tropical Depression Eight
    -As of  01:00 UTC, TD Eight was located 575 nm east- southeast of Kadena AB, Okinawa.
    -Tropical depression Eight is forecast to strike South Korea as a tropical storm at about 02:00 GMT on 18 July.

Natural Disaster News
  • Tornado in Poland
    -One killed (resident of Wycinki) and 10 other injured as several tornadoes touched down in northern Poland.
    -More than 100 houses reported to be destroyed.
  • Wildfire in Crna Poda forest, Montenegro
    -Wildfires in Crna Poda forest have damaged hundreds of acres of forests and about a dozen houses.
    -The forest is located within the UNESCO-protected Tara river canyon.
  • Heavy rain and lightning in Austin, Texas
    -Heavy rain and lightning reported across the Travis and Williamson counties.
    -Several people evacuated with center established in the Clay Madsen Rec Center at 1600 Gattis School Road.
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