Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012

Natural Disasters List October 19, 2012-Multiple tornadoes in Mississippi

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  • M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Southern Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 20 km WSW of Akbarabad. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Firuzabad, Shiraz and  Kazerun.
    22:10 UTC (local time Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 01:40 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.8 light shallow earthquake in Western Turkey (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 32 km W Istanbul. It will have well felt by the people of Esenyurt, Yakuplu and  Istanbul.
    08:17 UTC (local time 11:17; 2012/10/19 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.0 moderate shallow earthquake in Eastern Mediterranean Sea (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 143 km NNE of Rosetta (Egypt). Weak shaking of MMI III will have felt b the people of Al Hamul, Izbat al Burj, Sidi Salim, Alexandria and Gizeh (Egypt).
    03:35 UTC (local time Friday, October 19, 2012 at 05:35:12 AM 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
  • Tropical Storm Prapiroon
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TS Preapiroon was located 270 nm southeast of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Tropical Depression Maria
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TD Maria was located 820 nm north-northwest of Wake Island.

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