Last Updated: Saturday, August 4, 2012

Natural Disasters List August 4, 2012-Hundreds evacuated in Wildfires in Oklahoma


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Recent Natural Disasters

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Mendoza, Argentina (@ 46 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km W of Mendoza. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of San Martin, Pocito and Los Andes (Chile).
    13:11 UTC (local time Saturday, August 04, 2012 at 10:11 AM @ epicenter)  
  • M 3.0 weak shallow earthquake in Central California (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 13 km SSE from town of Lake Isabella. It will have well felt by the people of Weldon, Kernville, Bakersfield and Los Angeles Civic Center.
    09:17 UTC (local time Saturday, August 04, 2012 at 02:17 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Western Iran (@ 30 km depth) with epicenter located 32 km SE Ezeh. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Ramhormoz and Esfahan.
    08:18 UTC (local time 11:48; 2012/08/04 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.1 light earthquake in Western Turkey (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km  E of Golmarmara. It will have well felt by the people of Salihli, Ahmetli and Gordes.
    02:23 UTC (local time Saturday, August 04, 2012 at 05:23 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Seram, Indonesia (@ 51 km depth) with epicenter located 140 km E of Amahai. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Ambon and Sorong.
    00:41 UTC (local time Saturday, August 04, 2012 at 09:41 AM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major Flash Floods: Australia (River Darling), Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (River Tocantins and River Amazon), China (River Mekong, River Yangtze, River Xi Jiang, River Brahmaputra and River Huang He), Colombia (River Magdelena and River Japura), Costa Rica, Ethiopia (River Blue Nile), Indonesia, Kenya (Tana upstream from Masinga), Madagascar, Mexico and Sudan (River White Nile).

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, TC Ernesto was located 505 km S of San Juan, Puerto Rico and 1280 km ESE of Kingston, Jamaica.
    -On the forecast track Ernesto is expected to cross the eastern and central Caribbean Sea during the next day or two and approach Jamaica on Sunday.
  • Tropical Depression Six
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TD Six was located 385 km WSW of the southernmost Cape Verde Islands.
    -The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 26 km/h.

Natural Disaster News
  • LPA to cause flooding in Fiji
    -A Low pressure Area (LPA) is expected to bring more rain and cause flash floods in Fiji.
    -Heavy rainfall is expected over Vanua Levu, Taveuni, Lau and Lomaitviti Group.
  • Wildfire near Pateros and Brewster, Washington
    -About 1,000 acres burned by wildfire in the southeast corner of Washington.
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