Last Updated: Saturday, September 1, 2012

Natural Disasters List September 1, 2012-Seven killed in landslide in Mati City, Philippines


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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Landslide in Mati City, Philippines
    -Seven killed in landslide in remote mining village in Davao Oriental. Disaster occurred in Bangil Mining Corp. in Sitio Bangol in Tarragona, where some 7,000 small-scale miners are operating.
    -Three days of heavy rains caused landslide disasters in a gold-rush mountain community.
    -In January, at least 31 people were killed when a landslide hit a similar gold-rush site in Pantukan.
    Related natural disaster post: Recent natural disasters in Philippines


Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 5.3 moderate deep earthquake in Chiapas, Mexico (@ 253 km depth)  with epicenter located just 4 km ESE of Nicolas Ruiz. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the peopleof Venustiano Carranza, Teopisca and Acala.
    18:01 UTC (local time Saturday, September 01, 2012 at 01:01 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake Offshore Atacama, Chile (@ 39 km depth) with epicenter located 99 km W of Copiapo. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Diego de Almagro, Copiapo and Vallenar
    10:38 UTC (local time Saturday, September 01, 2012 at 06:38 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.0 light shallow earthquake in Wairarapa, New Zealand (@ 25 km depth) with epicenter located 20 km south-east of Wellington. It will have well felt by the people of Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt and Wellington.
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Northern Xinjiang, China (@ 38 km depth) with epicenter located 78 km SSW of Dushanzi. Just a weak shaking will have felt by the people of Shihezi, Karamay and Changji.
    06:47 UTC (local time Saturday, September 01, 2012 at 02:47 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.6 strong aftershocks in Philippine Islands Region (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 74 km NE of San Isidro. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Santa Monica, Pilar, San Benito, Union, Libas and Del Carmen. Magnitude 7.6 powerful quake killed one in Philippines yesterday.
    01:16 UTC (local time Saturday, September 01, 2012 at 09:16 AM @ epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina,Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (River Tocantins), Cameroon (River Benue), Chad, China (River Mekong, River Huang He and River Brahmaputra), Colombia (River Japura, River Rio Negro and River Magdelena), Ethiopia, Guinea, Honduras, India 9River Ganges), Laos (River Mekong), Mali (River Niger), Mexico, Nigeria (River Benue and River Niger), Panama, Senegal, Sudan and Venezuela (River Orinoco).


Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Villarrica, Stromboli, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Grozny, Sakurajima, Dukono, Karangetang, Semeru, batu Tara, Manam, Kizimen, Yasur and Kilauea volcano.
  • Mexico/Popocatepetl recent volcanic activity
    -Mexico has lowered the alert level for the Popocatepetl volcano to yellow phase two from yellow phase three.
    -Following emergency services, there was now no threat for people outside the 7.5-mile radius of an exclusion zone around Popocatepetl's crater.
    Related post: Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano Erupts


Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Hurricane Kirk
    -As of 03:00 UTC, Kirk was located 1455 km SSE of Cape Race Newfoundland.
    -Kirk is moving toward the north-northeast near 16 mph.
  • Tropical Storm Leslie
    -As of 03:00 UTC, Leslie was located 955 km E of the Leeward Islands.
    -Leslie is moving toward the west-northwest near 21 mph.
    -Leslie is expected to pass north of the Leeward Islands this weekend.
  • Tropical Storm Ileana
    -As of 03:00 UTC, Ileana was located 700 km W of the southern tip of Baja California.
    -Ileana is moving toward the west-northwest near 8 mph.


Natural Disaster News
  • Adverse weather in Solukhumbu, Nepal
    -All flights to and from Phaplu and Lukla cancelled due to adverse weather.
    -Tourists are mainly facing problems. Solukhumbu district is famous in world for Mountain tourism, world highest peak Mount Everest.
    Related natural disaster post: Recent natural disasters in Nepal
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