Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012

Natural Disasters List October 11, 2012-Bangladesh storm kills 19, 1500 missing

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  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Pakistan (@ 24 km depth) with epicenter located 18 km N of Bagh. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Rawala Kot, Muzaffarabad and Murree.
    23:54 UTC (local time Friday, October 12, 2012 at 04:54 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate deep earthquake in Chuquisaca, Bolivia (@ 596 km depth) with epicenter located 29 km N of Monteagudo. Just a weak shaking will have felt by the people of Camiri, Sucre and Potosi.
    22:58 UTC (local time Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 06:58:57 PM at epicenter
  • M 5.5  moderate earthquake in Valparaiso, Chile (@ 82 km depth) with epicenter located 18 km ESE of Los Andes. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Los Andes, San Felipe, Llaillay, Santiago, Lampa, Hacienda La Calera and vina causino. People of Valparaiso, Mendoza, Rancagua and San Juan will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    17:22 UTC (local time Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 01:22 PM @ epicenter)
    Tremors lasted for 10 seconds. People ran out from their houses.
  • M 4.7 moderate very shallow earthquake Offshore Libertador O'higgins, Chile (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 80 km SW of San Antonio. Weak shaking of MMI III will have felt by the people of Cartagena, Santa Cruz and Melipilla.
    02:38 UTC (local time Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 10:38:27 PM at 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 415 nm south of Kadena air base, Okinawa, Japan.
  • Tropical Depression Sixteen
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TD Sixteen was located 380 km ENE of the central Bahamas. no threat to land.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire in Heisterman Island, Saginaw Bay of Michigan, USA
    -Wildfire burned one-third of the Saginaw Bay. Luckily it is an uninhabited island.
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  • Storm in Gayndah region of Queensland, Australia
    -Storms damaged five houses in a central Queensland town near Maryborough.
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