Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Natural Disasters List September 18, 2012-Landslide kills four in Syanga, Nepal

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  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Costa Rica (@ 44 km depth) with epicenter located just 10 km SSW of Samara. It will have well felt by the people of Nicoya, Santa Cruz and Puntarenas.
    19:10 UTC (loal time Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 01:10 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 2.4 minor earthquake in Denmark (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 24 km NE Skagen. Just a weak shaking will have felt by the people of Frederikshavn and Göteborg.
    16:30 UTC (local time 18:30; 2012/09/18 @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in San Juan, Argentina (@ 65 km depth) with epicenter located 58 km SW of Zonda. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Pocito, San Juan and Santa Lucia.
    03:53 UTC (local time Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:53:32 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.5 moderate earthquake in Kodiak Island Region, Alaska (@ 53 km depth) with epicenter located 56 km SSW of Larsen Bay. Populated area is 500+ km far from the epicenter.
    01:44 UTC (local time Monday, September 17, 2012 at 05:44 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina, Australia (Murray and Darling), Brazil (Paraguay, Xingu, Rio Teles Pires, Rio Paranaiba, Madeira and Tocantins), Cameroon (Benue), Chad, China (Mekong and Huang He), Colombia (Japura and Magdelena), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Lukaga), Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mexico, Nicaragua, Nigeria (Niger and Benue), Pakistan, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania and Venezuela (Orinoco).

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Reventador, Villarrica, Stromboli, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Sakurajima, Dukono, Semeru, Batu Tara, Manam, Ulawun, Kizimen, Karymsky and Kilauea volcano.
  • Indonesia/Soputan recent volcanic activity
    -Soputan volcano spewed ash and smoke nearly 1 mile in the sky.
    -No evacuation order issued. It last erupted in July last year.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Typhoon Sanba
    -Two killed and about 560 people became homeless by landslide in South Korea.
    -More than 3,700 homes and shops in South Korea are still without power.
    -Flooding also reported in Vladivostok, Russia.
  • Tropical Storm Nadine
    -As of 03:00 UTC, TS Nadine was located 790 km WSW of the Azores.
    -Nadine is moving toward the northeast near 9 mph. Currently no threat to land.
  • Hurricane Lane
    -As of 03:00 UTC, Hurricane Lane was located 1895 km WSW of the southern tip of Baja California.
    -Lane is a category one hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale and expected to weaken late today. No threat to land.

Natural Disaster News
  • Hailstorms in Dorrigo Plateau, Australia
    -Hailstorms reported in Dorrigo Plateau of Australia. Minor damage reported.

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