Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Natural Disasters List September 11, 2012-Afghanistan floods kill 6

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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Myanmar (@ 42 km depth) with epicenter located 23 km N of Mawlaik. Just a weak shaking will have felt by the people of Kakching, Churachandpur and Thoubal.
    11:09 UTC (local time Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 05:39 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.9 light shallow earthquake in Nevada with epicenter located 17 km WNW from Getchell. It will have welll felt by the people of Winnemucca and Awakening.
    05:55 UTC (local time Monday, September 10, 2012 at 10:55 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.0 moderate aftershocks in Yunnan, China (@ 22 km depth) with epicenter located 121 km SW from Dali. It will have well felt by the people of Panzhihua and Myitkyina, Myanmar. Magnitude 5.6 earthquake killed 89 people in Yunnan, China some days ago.
    03:21 UTC (local time Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 11:21 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.5 moderate sea quake in Kuril Islands (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 250 km E of Kuril'sk (Russia). Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Nemuro, Shibetsu and Abashiri region of Japan.
    01:28 UTC (local time Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 01:28 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina, Australia (Darling), Brazil (Rio Paranaiba, Madeira and Tocantins), Cameroon (Benue), Chad, China (Mekong and Huang He), Colombia (Magdelena), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya (Ahero Bridge), Laos (Mekong), Madagascar, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria (Benue), Paraguay (Parana), Panama, Peru (Ucayali), Senegal, United States (Colorado and Ohio) and Venezuela (Orinoco).

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, San Cristobal, Reventador, Villarrica, Stromboli, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Sakurajima, Dukono, Semeru, Batu Tara, Manam, Kizimen, Karymsky, Yasur, Ambrym and Kilauea volcano.
  • Nicaragua/San Cristobal recent volcanic activity
    -More than 3,000 people evacuated after volcanic eruption in Nicaragua.
    -Volcanic ashes fell on the towns of El Viejo, El Chonco, Villa 15 de Julio and Rancheria.
    -San Cristobal which is located 135 km northwest of Managua is one of the most active volcano of Nicaragua.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Leslie
    -As of 03:00 UTC, TS Leslie was located 565 km SW of Cape Race Newfoundland.
    -A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Newfoundland from Stones Cove to charlottetown.
    -Leslie is moving toward the north-northeast near 40 mph.
    Leslie made landfall in Fortune, Newfoundland.
    All flights cancelled in St. John's airport.
  • Hurricane Michael
    -As of 03:00 UTC, hurricane Michael was located 1895 km W of the Azores.
    -Michael is a category one hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. No threat to land.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire in Alberta, Canada
    -More than 3,500 people evacuated due to massive wildfire in Southern Alberta.
    -Fire destroyed one house so far. Local states of emergency declared.
    Related natural disaster posts: Recent Wildfires list

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