Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012

Natural Disasters List July 21, 2012

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Hyderabad, India
    -Nine people reported to be killed in Hyderabad.
    -Heavy rainfall caused collapse of wall at Adityanagar which killed nine people including two women and three children.
    -Four students were injured due to collapse of school building in Balanagar area.
    -Floods also reported in north Bihar. About 100 students were evacuated after the floodwaters of Gandak and Bhapsa rivers entered girls school at Harna Tad in Bagaha.
  • Landslide in Thoerl, Austria
    -One killed in landslide in Styria province of Austria.
    -More than 20 people evacuated by helicopters from Liezen.
    -About 360 people left their home in Sankt Lorenzen due to fear of disaster.

Recent Earthquake list
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  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 55 km depth) with epicenter located 83 km ENE of Namie. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Iwaki, Sendai, Mito and Tsukuba.
    03:01 UTC (local time Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 12:01 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.8 strong earthquake Off East Coast of the North Island, New Zealand with epicenter located 177 km NE of Gisborne. It will have just faintly felt in coastal area.
    04:54 UTC (local time Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 04:54 PM @ epicenter)
    Felt reports from Facebook page
    Glen McConnell from Christchurch: That's enough to catch your attention.
    Sarah Willis from Christchurch: No damage?? Hope everyone sleeps ok tonight:(
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake Offshore Northern California (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 108 km W from Petrolia. It will have well felt by the people of Eureka, McKinleyville, Arcata, Bayside, Whitethorn, Petrolia, Walnut Creek, Oakland, Fort Bragg and Fort Bragg.
    01:52 UTC (local time Friday, July 20, 2012 at 06:52 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Northern Xinjiang, China (@ 42 km depth) with epicenter located 138 km ESE of Yining Xian. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Kuqa, Shihezi and Zharkent (Kazakhstan).
    01:05 UTC (local time Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 09:05 AM @ epicenter)

Volcanic Activity List
  • New Zealand/Tongariro recent volcanic activity
    -GNS Science lifted Mt Tongariro's volcanic alert status from level zero to level one, and increased the aviation status from green to yellow.
    -More than 30 volcanic earthquakes recorded in Tongariro in last seven days.

Flooding List
  • Flooding in Philippines
    -Two people reported to be killed in floods in Philippines.
    -Several people from San Pedro in Laguna were evacuated. Lumban area near Manila is worse affected.
    -Still six people are missing in stormy waters off the northern town of Bolinao.
    -Rainfall caused by Tropical Depression “Ferdie” have caused flooding in many parts of Metro Manila.
  • Flooding in Charlotte, North Carolina
    -A North Carolina mall evacuated after heavy rainfall caused the ceiling to collapse.
    -No injury reported.

Tropical Cyclone List
  • Tropical Storm Khanun
    -Tropical Storm Khanun killed at least 7 in North Korea.
    -It caused flooding in Kangwon Province. Several houses deatroyed in Haeju City and Jaeryong County.
    -At least 10 people were killed in August 2011 when Typhoon Muifa destroyed hundreds of houses in the southern region of North Korea.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire near Trapper Mine, Colorado
    -Lightning caused fire near Knez Divide and Trapper Mine in the City of Craig. 

Useful information to read this daily natural disaster list

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 natural disaster data are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS..
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