Last Updated: Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Natural Disasters List August 7, 2012-Flooding in Metro Manila, Philippines


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  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Western Turkey (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km ESE of Golmarmara. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Ahmetli, Salihli and Akhisar.
    23:17 UTC (local time Wednesday, August 08, 2012 at 02:17 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Salta, Argentina (@ 36 km depth) with epicenter located 5 km WNW of Tartagal. It will have well felt by the people of General Enrique Mosconi, Embarcacion and Yacuiba (Bolivia).
    20:36 UTC (local time Tuesday, August 07, 2012 at 05:36 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate deep earthquake in Costa Rica (@ 107 km depth) with epicenter located 8 km NW of Zarcero. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Quesada, Naranjo, San Ramon, Alajuela, Cartago, Escazú, Heredia, Jacó, Quepos, Quesada, San Isidro (San Isidro de El General), San José, San Pedro and Santa Ana.
    16:10 UTC (local time Tuesday, August 07, 2012 at 10:10:59 AM at epicenter)
  • M 3.0 weak shallow earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km SE of Prague. Just a weak shaking will have felt by the people of Paden, Shawnee, Okmulgee, Chocktaw, Prague, Seminole and Tulsa. Click for recent earthquakes in Oklahoma.
    10:47 UTC (local time Tuesday, August 07, 2012 at 05:47 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake near the Coast of Central Peru (@ 25 km depth) with epicenter located 61 km  SW of San Vicente de Canete. It will have well felt by the people of Imperial, Nuevo Imperial, Pisco, San Vicente de Cañete, San Luis and Lima.
    10:31 UTC (local time Tuesday, August 07, 2012 at 05:31 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Mindoro, Philippines (@ 29 km depth) with epicenter located 19 km SW from Manila. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Lubang, Batangas, and Olongapo.
    05:03 UTC (local time Tuesday, August 07, 2012 at 01:03 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.2 moderate earthquake in Atacama, Chile (@ 64 km depth) with epicenter located 52 km SSW of Copiapo. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Vallenar, Diego de Almagro and La Serena.
    00:39 UTC (local time Monday, August 06, 2012 at 08:39 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate shallow earthquake in Eastern Xizang (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 63 km S of Domartang. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Qamdo, Along and Pasighat (India).
    00:17 UTC (local time Tuesday, August 07, 2012 at 08:17 AM @ epicenter)
    Update
    Tremors were felt as far as Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major Flash Floods: Botsawana (Savuti Chanel), Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (River Tocantins and River Amazon), China (River Mekong, River Yangtze, River Xi Jiang and River Brahmaputra), Colombia (River Magdelena, River Rio Negro and River Japura), Democratic Republic of the Congo (River Ubangi), Honduras, Kenya (Tana upstream from Masinga), New Zealand, Pakistan and Sudan (River Blue Nile).


Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Reventador, Sangay, Villarrica, Etna, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doinyo Lengai, Sakurajima, Dukono, Batu Tara, Semeru and Manam volcano.
  • Mount Tongariro/New Zealand recent volcanic activity
    -Mount Tongariro spewed ash and rocks for about 30 minutes.
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    Several domestic flights to towns near the mountain canceled or delayed by National carrier Air New Zealand.
    -The volcano was quiet for more than a century.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Ernesto
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TS Ernesto was located 475 km E of Isla roatan, Honduras and 670 km E of Belize.
    -A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Chetumal to Punta Allen on the East Coast of the Yucatan Peninsula and  the entire coast of Belize.
    -Hurricane conditions are expected to reach the coasts of Belize and Mexico by early Wednesday.
  • Typhoon Haikui
    -As of 01:00 UTC, Typhoon Haikau was located approximately 200 nm northeast of Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Tropical Storm Thirteen
    -As of 01:00 UTC, TS Thirteen was located approximately 580 nm north-northwest of Wake Island.
  • Post-Tropical Cyclone Florence
    -As of 01:00 UTC, Florence was located 2440 km E of the northern Leeward Islands.
    -The Post-tropical cyclone is expected to weaken further during the next couple of days.

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