Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012

Natural Disasters List December 30, 2012-Five killed in Colombian Landslide

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Recent Natural Disasters 

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Pyreness (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located just 1 km E Mirepeix. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of  Lourdes,  Pamplona and Barcelona.
    23:35 UTC (local time 00:35; 2012/12/31 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.2 moderate earthquake in Central Peru (@ 42 km depth) with epicenter located 112 km ENE of Pisac. People of Cusco, Sicuani and Santa Ana will have felt just a weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    20:49 UTC (local time Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 03:49 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.7 moderate shallow earthquake in Taiwan (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 36 km SSE of Lugu. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Douliu, Jiayi Shi, Buli, Changhwa, Taichung and Tainan.
    16:03 UTC (local time Monday, December 31, 2012 at 12:03 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 light earthquake in India-Bangladesh border region (@ 31 km depth) with epicenter located just 9 km NE of Kamalpur. It will have well felt by the people of Kailashahar, Moulvi Bazar and Dharmanagar.
    08:16 UTC (local time Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 02:16 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.
  • Flooding in central Greece
    -One person reported to be killed in rainstorm in Vathylakos of Karditsa in central Greece.
    -Due to overflow of Sperchios river, over 4 million square meters have flooded near Lamia, in central Greece.
    -Around 200 roma people are living in evacuation center. A river has also overflown at Kalamos, north of Athens.
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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.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Freda
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Freda was located 515 nm northwest of Noumea, New Caledonia.
  • Tropical Cyclone Mitchell
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Mitchell was located 225 nm west of Learmonth, Australia.

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire in Pueblo city, Colorado
    -A wildfire burned 70 acres in Pueblo County, Colorado, United States.
    -The fire is burnng between Lake Minnequa and Pueblo Boulevard.
  • A state of calamity has been declared in 11 towns of Capiz, Philippines that suffered from flooding due to Typhoon Quinta. Calamities declared towns are Panay, Pontevedra, Panitan, Maayon, Sigma, Mambusao, Dumarao, Dumalag, Tapaz, Cuartero and Dao.
  • Recent research by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has predicted massive earthquakes of the magnitude 8 to 8.5 in the Himalayan region of India. Team research by scientists in India, Nepal and France was published recently in Nature Geosciences.

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This natural disaster list contains daily list of recent natural disasters around the world. The page is break down into various parts as Recent Natural Disasters (real time update report on rolling natural disaster around the world), Recent Earthquakes  (only earthquakes which are felt by people), Recent Volcanic Activity (erupting volcanoes), Recent Flash Floods (ongoing flood event), Recent Tropical Cyclones (active cyclones) and Natural Disaster News (natural disaster news on various topics like Tornado, Tsunami, Wildfire, Drought, Hailstorm, Heat Wave, Hurricane, Epidemic, Famine, Lahar, Limnic Eruption, Mudflow, Solar Flare and other disasters)
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