Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012

Natural Disasters List July 28, 2012

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Tornado in Bohol, Philippines: At least 85 houses destroyed by Tornado in Jagna, Bohol region of Philippines with worst hit in Barangay Can-upao.  Storms damaged 13 pumpboats on the coastal region. Damage of  P1.3 million expected. Recently formed Tropical Depression Gener is forecast to bring rains over Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. 
Read more: Recent natural disasters in Philippines

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 6.6 strong earthquake in New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea (@ 67 km depth) with epicenter located 32 km SSE of Taron. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Kokopo, Rabaul and Namatania. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Panguna, Arawa, kieta and Kavieng.
    20:04 UTC (local time Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 06:04 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate deep earthquake in Tarapaca, Chile (@ 128 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km ENE of Putre. Weak tremor will have felt by the people of Tacna and  Arica.
    1:48 UTC (local time Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 07:48 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Nepal-India Border Region (@ 27 km depth) with epicenter located just 16 km ENE of Dharchula (Nepal). Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Darchula, Dadeldhura and Pithoragarh (India).
    05:48 UTC (local time Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 11:18 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.7 light shallow earthquake in Nevada (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 26 km SSW from Carli. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Carlin, Elko, Spring Creek, Battle Mountain, Shoshone, Tenabo,  Elko and Salt Lake City.
    04:24 UTC (local time Friday, July 27, 2012 at 09:24 PM @ epicenter)
Read more: Moderate quake shakes parts of Nepal and India, several houses damaged

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major Flash Floods: Afghanistan (River Amu Darya), Australia (River Darling), Botswana (Selinda) , Brazil (River Tocantins), China (River Mekong and River Huang), Ethiopia, Honduras, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mali, Nicaragua (River San Juan), Nigeria (Benue), Pakistan (River Indus), Philippines, Sudan (River Blue Nile), Tanzania (River White Nile) and United States (River Rio Grande).
  • Flash floods in Xinjiang, China-Train services of the Turpan-Korla section suspended due to recent floods in Southern Xinjiang.
    -More than 300 rescuers moved the passengers to the safer place.
  • Flash floods in North Korea
    -Death toll due to 
    flooding in North Korea has risen to 88.
    -More than 63,000 people reported to be homeless due to floods which was caused by torrential rains and a typhoon.
Read more: China floods:  Heaviest rain in 61 years in Beijing!

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Batu Tara, Sakurajima, Semeru, Kizimen, Nyiragongo,  Etna, Karymsky, Erta Alae, Dukona, Fuego, Puyehue-Cordón Caulle and Tungurahua Volcano.

Read more: Japan/Sakurajima recent volcanic activity

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical storm Saola: As of 03:00 UTC, Tropical Storm (TS) 10w (Saola) was  located approximately 265 nm east of Manila, Philippines. TS Saola is forecast to hit Taiwan next week.
Read more: Tropical Storm Doksuri in Philippines

Recent Wildfires
  • Wildfires in Tooele County, Utah
    -About 150 acres burned by wildfire in Cedar Mountains in Tooele County.
    -Lightning caused small fire in Grassy and Lake Mountain too.
    -Another wildfire is burning between Fillmore and Holden.
  • Wildfire in Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
    -Wildfire in Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge burned 50-acres.
    -Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, the largest urban wildlife refuge in the United States,  is a 23,000-acre region located within the city limits of New Orleans.
Read also: Recent Wildfires in the World

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