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Natural Disasters List November 8, 2012-Landslide in Zamfara, Nigeria kills 9

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Landslide in Zamfara, Nigeria
    -Nine killed in landslide disaster in Dogon Daji village of Ruwan Dorawa, Maru local government area of Nigeria.
    -Tragedy occurred when the miners were allegedly digging up gold at the mining sites, near to Dogon Daji Village.
    -Rescue team only reached the disaster area after nine hours. Just one person was pulled alive and was rushed to the hospital in Maru.
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  • Heavy storm in Cape Town, South Africa
    -One killed and 19 others injured when scaffolding collapsed outside a Linkin Park concert in Cape Town, South Africa.

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.4 light shallow earthquake in Northwestern Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 26 km WSW of Ahar. It will have well felt by the people of Tabriz, Marand and Kapan.
    09:45 UTC (local time Thursday, November 08, 2012 at 01:15 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Valparaiso, Chile (@ 39 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km WNW of Hacienda La Calera. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Quillota, Villa Alemana, Limache, Viña del Mar, Quilpué and Santiago.
    06:24 UTC (local time Thursday, November 08, 2012 at 03:24 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 6.3 strong earthquake in Vancouver Island, Canada Region (@ 17 km depth) with epicenter located 186 km SSW of Port Hardy. People of Ucluelet, Nanaimo and Tofino will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    02:01 UTC (local time Wednesday, November 07, 2012 at 06:01 PM @ 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).
  • Flash flood in Orientale province of DR Congo
    -Flash flood has affected more than 17,000 people in Orientale province in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo).
  • Flood warning in Lebanon
    -Severe weather, strong storm along with flash flood forecast to hit Lebanon this week.
    -The ocean is expected to rise 3 meters high and cause floods .

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Propocatepetl, Fuego, Reventador, Villarrica, Stromboli, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Erta Ale, Marapi, Semeru, Paluweh, Gamalama, Lokon-Empung, Sakurajima, Ulawun, Yasur, Ambrym, Kizimen, Shiveluch and Kilauea volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
There are no tropical storm activity today.

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