Last Updated: Friday, August 3, 2012

Natural Disasters List August 3, 2012-Four killed in landslide in Gulmi, Nepal

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  • M 4.3 light earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 2 km SSW of Glamoc. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Livno, Sipovo and Sinj (Croatia).
    19:57 UTC (local time Friday, August 03, 2012 at 09:57 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Eastern Honshu, Japan (@ 67 km depth) with epicenter located just 3 km NNW of Otsuchi. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Yamada, Kamaishi and Miyako.
    10:21 UTC (local time Friday, August 03, 2012 at 07:21 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.4 moderate earthquake in Western Turkey (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 13 km ESE of Golmarmara. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Ahmetli, Salihli and Akhisar.
    10:18 UTC (local time Friday, August 03, 2012 at 01:18 PM @ epicenter )
  • M 3.7 light shallow earthquake in Western Turkey (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 24 km NW Mithimna. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Ezine and Izmir.
    04:15 UTC (local time 07:15; 2012/08/03 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods 
Ongoing Major Flash Floods: Australia (River Darling and River Murray), Botsawana (Savuti Channel), Brazil (River Tocantins), China (River Mekong, River Yangtze, River Xi Jiang, River Brahmaputra and River Huang He), Colombia (River Magdelena), Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Guinea (River Niger), Indonesia, Kenya (Tana upstream from Masinga), Mexico, Pakistan (River Indus), Paraguay (River Parana), Peru (River Ucayali), Sudan and United States (River Colorado).
  • Flash floods along Tribhuvan highway, Nepal
    -Floods obstruct transportation along the Tribhuvan Highway and Hetaunda-Kulekhani- Kathmandu route.
    -Land slide blocked and halt the transport service on the Hetaunda-Kulekhani road section.
    Read more: Recent natural disasters in Nepal

Recent Volcanic Activity 
Erupting Volcanoes: Nyiragongo, Erebus, Reventador, Villarrica, Fuego, Kilauea, Etna, Erta Ale, Semeru, Batu Tara, Manam, Sakurajima, Kliuchevskoi, Shiveluch and Kilauea volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Ernesto
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TS Ernesto was located 130 km E of Barbados and about 295 km E of St. Lucia.
    -A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Barbados (St. Vincent and The Grenadines) and Dominica (St. Lucia, Martinique and Guadeloupe). Similarly a tropical storm watch is in effect for Grenada and its dependencies.
  • Tropical Storm Saola
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TS Saola was located approximately 275 nm south-southwest of Shanghai, China.
    -Recent multispectral satellite imagery is depicting that TS Saola has made landfall north of fuzhou, China.
    Read more:
    Typhoon Saola in Taiwan
    Typhoon Saola in Philippines
    Four killed by Typhoon Saola
  • Tropical Storm Damrey
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TS Damrey was located approximately 325 nm south-southeast of beijing, China.
    - Recent animated enhanced infrared satellite imagery indicates TS Damrey has made landfall in eastern China and is weakening significantly.
  • Tropical Depression Twelve
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TD Twelve was located approximately 740 nm east of Kadena AB, Japan.

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