Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012

Natural Disasters List August 13, 2012-Landslip in Black Sea province, Turkey

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Landslip in Black Sea province, Turkey
    -Heavy rainfall caused landslips in the Black Sea province of Rize.
    -Some four tons of gasoline leaked following a landslip at a gas station in the Kalkandere district of Rize.
    -Damages of 250,000 Turkish Liras expected.
    -Sixteen houses were evacuated due to possible flooding in Bafra district of  Samsun.
    -A series of landslides and a flood that hit the Black Sea province of Rize last August killed 12 people and left at least six injured.
    Related natural disaster post: Very deadly Turkey earthquake 2011

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 5.4 moderate earthquake in Pakistan (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 38 km NNW of Athmuqam. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Muzaffarabad, Baffa, Mansehra, Islamabad and Srīnagar, Jammu and Kashmir India.
    20:33 UTC (local time Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 01:33 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.5 weak shallow earthquake in Central California (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 27 km ESE from Coso Junction. It will have well felt by the people of Ridgecrest, Arvin, Lamont, Tehachapi, Golden Hills, California City, Alta Sierra, Bear Valley Springs, Indian Wells, Lake Isabella and Weldon.
    14:03 UTC (local time Monday, August 13, 2012 at 07:03 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate deep earthquake in Central Peru (@ 113 km depth) with epicenter located 39 km NNE of Moyobamba. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Rioja, Soritor and Tabalosos.
    05:32 UTC (local time Monday, August 13, 2012 at 12:32 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow aftershocks in Northwestern Iran (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km ENE of Tabriz. M 6.4 quake killed more than 306 people in Iran. Click for detail report on Iran quake.
    01:56 UTC (local time 05:26; 2012/08/13 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods 
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Brazil (River Tocantins), China (River Mekong, River Yangtze, River Xi Jiang and River Brahmaputra), Democratic Republic of the Congo (River Lukaga), Madagascar (River Vohipeno), Mexico (River Santo Domingo), New Zealand (River Waiora) and Sudan (River Atbarah).

Recent Volcanic Activity 
Erupting Volcanoes: Popocatepetl, Fuego, Etna, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doinyo Lengai, Sakurajima, Shiveluch, Yasurm, Ulawun, Manam, Batu Tara, Semeru, Fuego and Villarrica volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Hector
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TS Hector was located 85 km SSE of Socorro island and 540 km S of the southern tip of Baja California.
    -Hector is moving toward the west near 6 mph.
    -There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
  • Tropical Depression Kai-Tak
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TD Kai-Tak was located approximately 415 nm east-northeast of Manila, Philippines.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfires in Lake County, United States
    -About 5,000 acres burned by two wildfires in Northern California.
    -Mandatory evacuations ordered for the Spring Valley subdivision in Clearlake, about 100 miles north of San Francisco.
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  • Tornado close to Nuevo, Ramona Expressway, California
    -A tornado touched down near Nuevo.
    -Both directions of the Ramona Expressway shut down.

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