Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012

Natural Disasters List October 13, 2012-Wild weather in New Zealand

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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 2.7 minor shallow earthquake offshore Northern California (0.3 km depth) with epicenter located 28 km W from Petrolia. Tremors will have well felt by the people of Ferndale, Rio Dell and Eureka.
    15:52 UTC (local time 17:52; 2012/10/13 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Northern Qinghai, China (@ 30 km depth) with epicenter located 37 km NE of Xitieshan. Weak shaking of MMI III will have felt by the people of  Da Qaidam Hu, Delingha Shi and Golmud He.
    07:08 UTC (local time Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 03:08 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.8 light shallow earthquake in Pyreness (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located just 3 km E Arthez-d'asson. It will have well felt by the people of  Lourdes, Pamplona,  Saint-Pé-de-Bigorre and Bruges-Capbis-Mifaget (France).
    04:33 UTC (local time 06:33; 2012/10/13 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.4 light earthquake Offshore Guerrero, Mexico (@ 31 km depth) with epicenter located 29 km SSW of Coyuca de Benitez. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Acapulco, Coyuca (Coyuca de Benítez), Huetamo, Acatzingo and Mexico City.
    01:24 UTC (local time Friday, October 12, 2012 at 08:24 PM @ 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 09:00 UTC, Typhoon Prapiroon was located 340 nm south-southeast of Kadena air base, Okinawa, Japan.
  • Tropical Storm Rafael
    -As of 09:00 UTC, TS Rafael was located 265 km SSE of St. Croix.
    -A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the U.S. and British Virgin Islands as well as for Anguilla, Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, Antigua, St. Maartin, Martinique and St. Lucia. Puerto Rico is under a tropical storm watch.
  • Tropical Depression Patty
    -As of 09:00 UTC, TD Patty was located 445 km ENE of the central Bahamas. No threat to land.

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