Last Updated: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Natural Disasters List October 2, 2012-Landslide in Sankhuwasabha, Nepal kills 5

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  • M 3.6 light very shallow earthquake in Cyprus (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km S Akrotiri. It will have well felt by the people of  Lemesos and  Pafos.
    13:46 UTC (local time 16:46; 2012/10/02 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.8 moderate shallow earthquake in Himachal Pradesh, India (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 38 km NE of Dharmsala. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Kyelang, Chamba and Yol. Click for list of recent earthquakes in India.
    08:34 UTC (local time Tuesday, October 02, 2012 at 02:04 PM @ epicenter)
    M 5.1 moderate earthquake shakes Assam, India during midnight. Click for detail report on Assam quake.
  • M 4.1 light earthquake in Southern California (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km WNW from Ocotillo. It will have well felt by the people of Heber, Imperial, Seeley, El Centro, Westmorland, Holtville, Mexicali, Tijuana, Chula Vista, Oceanside and San Diego.
    08:28 UTC (local time Tuesday, October 02, 2012 at 01:28:14 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake in Mindanao, Philippines (@ 41 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km NNW of Dumingag. The quake will have felt in Zamboanga City with intensity 3, intensity 2 in Dipolog City, Labason, Zamboanga del Norte, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur and several other areas in the region. Click for detail report on this Mindanao, Philippines earthquake.
    06:25 UTC (local time Tuesday, October 02, 2012 at 02:25 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Argentina (Parana), Australia (Murray), Bolivia (Guapore and Madre de Dios), Brazil (Purus, Rio Juruena, Rio Teles Pires, Rio Paranaiba, Rio Negro and Tocantins), Cambodia, Cameroon (Benue), Chad, China (Mekong, Brahmaputra and Huang He), Colombia (Japura and Magdelena), Ethiopia (Blue Nile), Ghana, India (Brahmaputra), Kenya (Nyando and Muhoroni), Mali, Myanmar (Irrawaddy), New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria (Niger and Benue), Pakistan (indus), Peru (Purus), Senegal, Sudan (Nile) and United States (Mississippi).
  • Flash floods in Jamaica
    -Three person reported to be killed in Jamaica floods.
    -Several roads in the parishes of Portland, St Thomas, St Andrew, St Catherine, and St Ann are impassable.

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

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Maliksi
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TS Maliksi was located 200 nm south-southeast of iwo-to, Japan.
  • Tropical Storm Gaemi
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TS Gaemi was located 515 nm east of hue, Vietnam.
    -The storm is expected to make landfall over central Vietnam Friday and Saturday and will affect Thailand from Thursday through Monday.
  • Tropical Storm Nadine
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TS Nadine was located 1035 km WSW of the Azores.
    -A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Azores. Nadine is moving toward the east-southeast near 7 mph.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire in Wadsworth, Ohio
    -Wildfire burned 15 acres between I-80 and the Truckee River in the Wadsworth area.
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