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Natural Disasters List December 6, 2012-Auckland tornado kills 3


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Recent Natural Disasters
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  • Tornado in Auckland, New Zealand
    -Three killed in tornadoes in Auckland, New Zealand. Around 7 people are having treatment at Auckland and North Shore hospitals.
    -Tornado in Auckland destroyed more than 150 houses.
    -Auckland tornado caused heavy damage across west Auckland and North Shore.
    -Severe surface flooding also reported right across Auckland region.
    -Several roads across SH 18, Wallingford Way and Greenhithe Rd in Hobsonville, Waimarie Rd in Whenuapai and Moselle Ave in Henderson closed due to tornado damage.
    -Net service New Zealand had issued severe thunderstorm warning for central Auckland, the Thames Coromandel District, Manukau, the North Shore, Franklin and Rodney (Photo:  Tornado damage in Auckand suburb of Hobsonville; Telegraph, Getty images).
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.2 light earthquake in Pakistan (@ 27 km depth) with epicenter located 15 km W of Surab. Just a weak shaking of MMI II will have felt by the people of Kharan, Kalat and Nushki.
    23:26 UTC (local time Friday, December 07, 2012 at 04:26:56 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 2.6 weak shallow earthquake in Austria (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km S Telfs. Weak tremor will have felt as far as  Innsbruck.
    19:22 UTC (local time 20:22; 2012/12/06 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate shallow earthquake in Southern Greece (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 24 km NE of Sykea. People of Sparta, Nafplio, Argos and Korythio will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    17:48 UTC (local time Thursday, December 06, 2012 at 07:48 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.6 light shallow earthquake in Southern Alaska (@ 11 km depth) with epicenter located 24 km S from Chickaloon. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Sutton-Alpine, Knik River, Palmer and Anchorage.
    14:19 UTC (local time Thursday, December 06, 2012 at 05:19 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 68 km depth) with epicenter located 13 km E of Funaishikawa. It will have well felt by the people of Hitachi, Hitachi-Naka, Katsuta, Inashiki-shi, Tokai-mura, Mito, Tsukuba, Utsunomiya and Tokyo.
    10:17 UTC (local time Thursday, December 06, 2012 at 07:17 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Flores Region, Indonesia (@ 44 km depth) with epicenter located just 5 km ESE of Ruis. People of Ruteng, Labuhanbajo and Ende will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    04:09 UTC (local time Thursday, December 06, 2012 at 12:09 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.4 moderate earthquake in Philippine Islands region (@ 28 km depth) with epicenter located 84 km E of Sulangan. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Guiuan, Borongan, Dulag, Palo and  Tacloban.
    00:43 UTC (local time Thursday, December 06, 2012 at 08:43 AM @ epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Australia (Darling), Brazil (Rio Paranaiba, Juruena, Purus and Tocantins), Chad (N Djamena), China (Mekong and Huang He), Colombia (Putamayo and Rio Negro), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Guatemala, Indonesia, Iraq (Euphrates and Tigris), Kenya (Bohoni and Turo), Malaysia, Nigeria, Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile), Taiwan, Tanzania (Mwanza Shinyango road), Uganda (White Nile) and United States (Rio Grande, North America).
  • Flooding in Oregon, USA
    -High water in the Yaquina River flooded the road in west of Eddyville in Lincoln County.


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
  • Tropical Storm Bopha
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TS Bopha was located 295 nm west-southwest of Manila, Philippines.
    -Philippines typhoon Bopha has killed 274 people.
  • Tropical Cyclone Three
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Three was located 385 nm southeast of Diego Garcia.


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