Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Natural Disasters List October 10, 2012-Flooding in Dagestan, Russia kills 7

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Dagestan region of Russia
    -Seven killed in flooding disaster in the southern Russian province of Dagestan.
    -Floods also destroyed 320 homes in the Caspian Sea coastal city of Derbent close to the Caucasus Mountains.
    -A state of emergency is declared. Flood in Dagestan  affected more than 1,000 people including 280 children.
    -Over 300 emergency workers are working at the flooded zone. Two Emergencies Ministry planes have arrived from Moscow to Derbent with rescuers and equipment.
    -President Vladimir Putin visited the flood affected area (Photo: The flooded Derbent, Dagestan on October 10, 2012, EMERCOM of Russia).
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 5.2 moderate shallow earthquake in Southern Iran (@ 16 km depth) with epicenter located 29 km S of populated area Shiraz. Moderate shaking of MMI V will have felt by the people of Akbarabad and Shiraz. People of Firuzabad, Kazerun, Khani Yek, Fasa, Borazjan, Nurabad, Bandar-e Bushehr, Do Gonbadan and Deh Dasht will have felt light to weak shaking.
    16:56 UTC (local time Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 08:26 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 2.7 minor earthquake in Oklahoma City Urban Area, Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located just 3 km (1 miles) WNW of Spencer. It will have well felt by the people of Midwest City, Del City, Jones, Harrah, Edmond and Oklahoma City. Click for recent Oklahoma earthquake list.
    12:41 UTC (local time Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 07:41 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake in Costa Rica (@ 36 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km NNE of Nicoya. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Nicoya, Hojancha, Santa Cruz, Belen, Nandayure and Bagaces. People of San Jose, Granada, Masaya, Tipitapa and Managua will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    12:19 UTC (local time Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 06:19 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Northern Algeria (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km NE of Arhribs. It will have well felt by the people of Azazga, Timizart and Freha.
    06:14 UTC (local time Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 07:14 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.9 light earthquake in St. Lawrence Valley Reg., Quebec, Canada (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter 9 km NNW of Beloeil. It will have well felt by the people of Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Sainte-Julie and Saint-Basile-le-Grand. Click for detail report on Montreal, Quebec earthquake.
    04:19 UTC (local time Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 12:19 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.0 moderate earthquake in Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan (@ 90 km depth) with epicenter located 73 km WNW from Chitral. Weak shaking will have felt Feyzabad, Khorugh and Mingaora.
    00:37 UTC (local time Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 05:07 AM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina, Australia (Murray), Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (Purus, Japura, Rio Juruena, Rio Teles Pires, Amazon, and Tocantins), Cambodia, Cameroon (Benue), Chad, China (Mekong and Huang He), Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Honduras, Indonesia, Nigeria (Niger and Benue), Pakistan (Indus), People's Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Sudan (White Nile), United States (Mississippi) and Uruguay.

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Villarrica, Stromboli, Etna, Erta Ale, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Sakurajima, Marapi, Gamalama, Dukono, Semeru, Batu Tara, Yasur, Ulawun, Kizimen, Kilauea and Ambrym volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Typhoon Prapiroon
    -As of 15:00 UTC, Typhoon Prapiroon was located 470 nm south-southeast of Kadena air base, Okinawa, Japan.
    -Typhoon Prapiroon is the twenty-second tropical cyclone of the western North Pacific Ocean.

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