Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012

Natural Disasters List September 24, 2012-Typhoon Jelawat kills 2 in Philippines

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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.0 weak shallow earthquake in Baja California, Mexico (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 50 km SSE from Guadalupe Victoria. Just a weak shaking of MMI II will have felt by the people of Heber, Mexicali, San Luis Rio Colorado, Yuma, El Centro, Calexico, Fortuna Foothills, Brawley, San Luis, Guadalupe Victoria and Imperial.
    22:55 UTC (local time Monday, September 24, 2012 at 03:55 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Taiwan (@ 24 km depth) with epicenter located 40 km NNE of Taitung City. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Yujing, Lugu and Jiayi Shi.
    21:57 UTC (local time Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 05:57 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.2 light shallow earthquake in Portugal (@ 11 km depth) with epicenter located 22 km E Odemira. It will have well felt by the people of Silves and Setúbal.
    21:52 UTC (local time 22:52; 2012/09/24 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.1 light shallow earthquake in Aegean Sea (@ 10 km depth) with epiceter located 11 km SE Trikérion. It will have well felt by the people of Vólos and Lárisa.
    19:18 UTC (local time 22:18; 2012/09/24 @ epicenter)
    Felt Reports
    Ian Morgan from Skiathos: At 22:20 (approx) our beds and tables shook for a few seconds. Nothing major but I could feel it as I was laying on the bed.
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake in Mindanao, Philippines (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 90 km SSE of Pondaguitan. It will have felt as far as Caburan, Malita and Mati.
    00:27 UTC (local time Monday, September 24, 2012 at 08:27 AM @ 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.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Typhoon Jelawat
    -As of 15:00 UTC, Typhoon Jelawat (local name: Lawin) was located 410 nm east of Manila, Philippines.
    -Two killed and two others reported to be missing in Philippines due to Typhoon Jelawat.
  • Hurricane Miriam
    -As of 15:00 UTC, Hurricane Miriam was located 655 km SSW of the southern tip of Baja California.
    -Miriam becomes a major hurricane and is moving toward the northwest near 12 mph.
  • Tropical Storm Nadine
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TS Nadine was located 705 km S of the Azores. Nadine is moving west-northwestward. No threat to land.
  • Tropical Storm Ewiniar
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TS Ewiniar was located 300 nm south-southwest of iwo-to, Japan.

Natural Disaster News
  • Tornado in Quezon City, Philippines
    -At least 120 houses damaged by tornado in Barangay Bagong Silangan, Quezon City.
    -However no injury reported.
    Related natural disaster post: Philippines only natural disasters list
  • Extreme weather alert in Oklahoma
    -The National Weather Service office in Tulsa has issued a Red Flag Warning across Tulsa, Creek, Osage, Okmulgee, Washington, Pawnee and Okfuskee.
    -Strong south to southwest winds gusting to 35 mph is expected with high fire danger.
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  • Wildfire in Queensland, Australia
    -Five homes evacuated after wildfire in south-west of Cairns in far north Queensland.
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