Last Updated: Sunday, October 7, 2012

Natural Disasters List October 7, 2012-Colombia mudslide kills three, 10 missing

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  • M 5.3 moderate shallow earthquake in Azerbaijan (@ 41 km depth) with epicenter located just 6 km ESE of Basqal. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Shamakhi, Aghsu and  Ismayilli.
    11:42 UTC (local time Sunday, October 07, 2012 at 04:42 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake Off the Coast of El Salvador (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 123 km SW of Puerto El Triunfo. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of  La Libertad, Zacatecoluca and Usulutan.
    09:16 UTC (local time Sunday, October 07, 2012 at 03:16 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.6 moderate earthquake in Luzon, Philippines (@ 33 km depth) with epicenter located just 5 km W of Santa Praxedes. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Claveria, Pagudpud, Bangui, Namuac, Santa Cruz, Davila, Laoag and Kabugao. People of Tuguegarao City, Tabuk and Santiago will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    03:14 UTC (local time Sunday, October 07, 2012 at 11:14 AM @ epicenter)
    People in Laoag rushed out of their houses for fear of being hit by falling objects.

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).

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 Olivia
    -As of 15:00 UTC, TS Olivia was located 1495 km SW of the southern tip of Baja California.
    -Olivia is moving toward the northwest near 6 mph. No threat to land.
    -Olivia is forecast to become a hurricane sometime during the next day or two.
    Related natural disaster post: Tropical storm Gaemi kills 1 in Philippines

Natural Disaster News
  • Floods: NDMA’s survey report
    The Natural Disaster Management authority (NDMA) recently published a survey under the caption, ‘Flood-affected areas’ for the year 2012 across the country.
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