Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012

Natural Disasters List October 27, 2012-Philippines storm Ofel kills 20

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  • M 5.5 moderate shallow sea quake in New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea (@ 23 km depth) with epicenter located 175 km ESE of Kimbe. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Kimbe, Kokopo and Rabaul.
    20:13 UTC (local time Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 06:13 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate deep earthquake in Chiapas, Mexico (@ 115 km depth) with epicenter located just 2 km NE of Suchiate. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Tapachula, Ciudad Tecun Uman and Coatepeque (Guatemala).
    16:22 UTC (local time Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 11:22 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.4 light earthquake Offshore Valparaiso, Chile (@ 24 km depth) with epicenter located 37 km W of San Antonio. People of Cartagena, Valparaiso and Vina del Mar will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    12:33 UTC (local time Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 09:33 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 light shallow earthquake in Northwestern Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 35 km NE of Tabriz. Just a weak shaking of MMI III will have felt by the people of Ahar, Marand and Hashtrud.
    03:56 UTC (local time Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 07:26 AM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Argentina, Australia (Murray and Darling), Brazil (Tocantins and Ana Doce Ponte Nova), Chad (N Djamena), China (Mekong, Xi Jiang and Huang He), Colombia (Japura), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Lualaba), Ethiopia, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq (Tigris), Japan, Malaysia, Nigeria (Niger and Benue), Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan (White Nile and Blue Nile), Tajikistan, United States (Mississippi) and Venezuela (Orinoco).

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Sandy
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TS Sandy was located 270 km N of Great Abaco Island and 540 km se of Charleston, South Carolina.
    -Sandy is moving toward the north-northeast near 10 mph. Click for live updates on tropical storm Sandy.
  • Typhoon Son-tinh
    -As of 12:00 UTC, typhoon Son-tinh (local name Ofel) was located 265 nm southeast of hanoi, Vietnam.

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