Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Natural Disasters List December 11, 2012- Republic of Congo floods kill 13


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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.8 moderate deep earthquake in  Izu Islands, Japan Region (@ 136 km depth) with epicenter located 269 km S of Hachijo-jima. It will have faintly felt by the people of Shimoda, Oyama and Tateyama.
    23:48 UTC (Local time Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 08:28:04 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.1 modeate earthquake in Vanuatu with epicenter located 149 km SSW of Port-Vila. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of We, Dumbea and Paita (New Caledonia).
    23:16 UTC (local time Wednesday, December 12, 2012; 12/12/2012 at 10:16 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.4 light earthquake in Taiwan (@ 27 km depth) with epicenter located just 6 km ENE of Hualian. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Su'ao,  Buli and Yilan.
    10:32 UTC (local time Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 06:32 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.8 strong sea quake in Molucca Sea (@ 30 km depth) with epicenter located 126 km W of Kota Ternate. People of Ternate, Tondano, Bitung, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Tomohon, Manado and Tobelo.
    06:18 UTC (local time Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 03:18 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Owen Fracture Zone Region (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 315 km NE of Tamrida. Just a weak shaking will have felt by the people of Salalah (Oman).
    05:37 UTC (local time Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 09:37 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake in Northern Yukon Territory, Canada with epicenter located 101 km NW of Fort McPherson. It will have faintly felt in coastal area.
    05:12 UTC (local time Monday, December 10, 2012 at 09:12 PM @ epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Australia (Darling), Bolivia (Madre de Dios), Brazil (Tocantins), Chad (N Djamena), China (Mekong and Huang He), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq (Shatt al Arab and Tigris), Kenya (Tana), Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile, White Nile), Syria (Euphrates), Tanzania. 


Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Santiago, Poas, Reventador, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Raung, Erta Ale, Paluweh, Gamalama, Batu Tara, Sakurajima, Manam, Ulawun, Tolbachik and Kilauea volcano.
  • Russia/Plosky Tolbachik recent volcanic activity
    -Russia's Plosky Tolbachik volcano located far eastern Kamchatka peninsula is spilling a record 1,200 tonnes of lava every second.


Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Claudia
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Claudia was located 680 nm south of Diego Garcia.
    -NASA’s Aqua satellite indicates that Claudia’s eye is about 10 nautical miles wide.


Natural Disaster News
  • Tornado in Louisiana and Alabama, USA
    -EF1 tornado touched down in Baker. Tornado destroyed several buildings in Ascension Parish.
    -A tornado with maximum winds estimated at 90 mph hit Birmingham, Alabama.
    -Strong wind damaged 40 houses near Edgewater, Volusia County (Florida) between Edgewater and Oak Hill.
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  • Snow emergency has been declared in Ashland, Washburn area of Wisconsin, USA. The snow emergency will remain in effect until noon, Tuesday, December, 11.

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