Last Updated: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Natural Disasters List October 9, 2012-Vietnam flooding kills 2

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  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake in Southern California (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 3 km N from Lake Elsinore. It will have well felt by the people of Lakeland Village, Canyon Lake, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Lake Elsinore, Perris, Menifee, Sun City, Corona and Orange.
    13:00 UTC (local time Tuesday, October 09, 2012 at 06:00 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 6.4 strong shallow harmless earthquake in Balleny Islands Region (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 729 km NW of Young Island. The populated area is very far from the epicenter.
    12:32 UTC (local time Tuesday, October 09, 2012 at 10:32 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.0 weak shallow earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 13 km NNE of Luther. It will have well felt by the people of Guthrie, Edmond, Choctaw, Stillwater, Arcadia, Coyle, Covington, Crescent and Oklahoma city. Click for recent earthquakes in Oklahoma.
    08:49 UTC (local time Tuesday, October 09, 2012 at 03:49 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia (@ 54 km depth) with epicenter located 41 km SSW of Bireun. Weak shaking of MMI III will have felt by the people of Reuleuet, Lhokseumawe and Sigli.
    04:41 UTC (local time Tuesday, October 09, 2012 at 11:41 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).

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
  • Typhoon Prapiroon
    -As of 15:00 UTC, Typhoon Prapiroon (local name Nina) was located 555 nm south-southeast of Kadena air base, Okinawa, Japan.
    -Flights canceled in some parts of Luzon, Philippines due to bad weather conditions from Prapiroon.
  • Cyclone Olivia
    -As of 15:00 UTC, Cyclone Olivia was located 1530 km WSW of the southern tip of Baja California. No threat to land.

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