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Natural Disasters List October 4, 2012-China landslide kills 18 school children!

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  • M 3.7 light shallow earthquake in Spain (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 3 km SW Leganés. It will have well felt by the people of Humanes de madrid and Madrid.
    17:06 UTC (local time 19:06; 2012/10/04 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.2 light shallow earthquake in Southeastern Alaska (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 56 km SW from Mosquito Lake. It will have well felt by the people of Covenant Life, Klukwan, Juneau and Skagway.
    16:25 UTC (local time Thursday, October 04, 2012 at 08:25 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.8 moderate deep earthquake in Salta, Argentina (@ 173 km depth)with epicenter located 67 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of San Salvador de Jujuy, Salta and Palpala.
    06:11 UTC (local time Thursday, October 04, 2012 at 03:11 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Mindoro, Philippines (@ 59 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km SW of Tayaman. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Mamburao, Sablayan and Calatagan. Weak shaking will mhave felt as far as capital Manila.
    01:55 UTC (local time Thursday, October 04, 2012 at 09:55 AM @ 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  Fylde coast, England
    -Weeton Road, Mythop Road and Chain Lane closed due to flooding in Fylde coast area.
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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 Oscar
    -As of 09:00 UTC, TS Oscar was located 2005 km WNW of the Cape Verde Islands.
    -Oscar is moving toward the north-northwest near 9 mph. No threat to land, it's no expected to last long or grow strong.
  • Tropical Storm Maliksi
    -As of 09:00 UTC, TS Maliksi was located 330 nm southeast of yokosuka, Japan.
  • Tropical Storm Gaemi
    -As of 09:00 UTC, TS Gaemi was located 615 nm east of hue, Vietnam.
    -Gaemi is forecast to make landfall on Saturday, on the central Vietnamese coastline just south of Hue.
    -In Bangkok, the BMA's drainage office has prepared five million sandbags.
  • Tropical Storm Nadine
    -As of 09:00 UTC, TS Nadine was located 120 km WSW of Lajes Air Force base in the Azores.
    -A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Azores. Nadine is moving toward the northeast near 23 mph.
    -Nadine has become among the top five longest-lasting cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean.

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