Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012

Natural Disasters List August 26, 2012

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Recent Natural Disasters

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 3.3 weak shallow earthquake in Southern California (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km NNE from Indio. It will have well felt by the people of Thousand Palms, Coachella, Palm Springs and La Quinta.
    09:53 UTC (local time Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 02:53 AM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina, Australia (River Murray), Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (River Tocantins), Burkina Faso, Cameroon (River Benue), Chad, China (River Mekong, River Huang He and River Brahmaputra), Democratic Republic of the Congo (River Ubangi), Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Mali, Mexico, Nigeria (River Benue), Peru (River Ucayali, River Putamayo), Sudan (River Blue Nile), Uruguay, Venezuela (River Orinoco) and Zimbabwe (River Zambezi).

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Popocatepetl, Fuego, Tungurahua, Villarrica, Etna, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doinyo Lengai, Sakurajima, Semeru, Batu Tara, Dukono, Manam, Ulawun, Yasur, Ambrym, Kilauea and Kizimen volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Isaac
    -As of 15:00 UTC, Isaac was located 130 km se of Key West Florida and 180 km ENE of Havana. Cuba.
    -A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Florida Keys including the Dry Tortugas, the West Coast of Florida from Bonita Beach southward to Ocean Reef and Florida Bay.
  • Typhoon Tembin
    -As of 15:00 UTC, Tembin was located 360 nm southwest of Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Typhoon Bolaven
    -As of 15:00 UTC, Bolaven was located 17 nm north-northeast of Kadena AB, Japan.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire in Moravica, Serbia
    -Thousands of people evacuated because of wildfire in Cacak town in southwestern Serbia.
    -Fire also destroyed houses in the villages of Miokovici and Gornja-Gorevnica.
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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 Earthquakes  (only earthquakes which are felt by people), Recent Volcanic Activity (erupting volcanoes), Recent Flash Floods (ongoing flood event), Recent 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)
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