Last Updated: Friday, December 7, 2012

Natural Disasters List December 7, 2012-Honshu earthquake generate Tsunamis

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Recent Natural Disasters

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 6.3 strong deep earthquake in New Zealand (@ 167 km depth) with epicenter located 18 km SE of Tokoroa. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Taupo, Kawerau, Edgecumbe, Rotorua, Tokoroa, Hamilton, Manukau City, Napier and Gisborne. People of North Shore and Auckland will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    18:19 UTC (local time Saturday, December 08, 2012 at 07:19 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.3 moderate shallow earthquake in Southern Xinjiang, China (@ 16 km depth) with epicenter located 234 km (145 miles) ENE of Qiemo. Just a weak tremor will have felt by the people of Korla and Turpan.
    14:08 UTC (local time Friday, December 07, 2012 at 10:08 PM @ epicenter)  
  • M 7.3 powerful earthquake in Honshu, Japan (@ 36 km depth) with epicenter located 245 km SE of Kamaishi. People of Ishinomaki, Yamoto, Ofunato, Kamaishi, Otsuchi, Yamada, Kitakami, Ichinoseki and Mizusawa will have felt light shaking of MMI IV. Weak shaking of MMI III will have felt by the people of Hanamaki and Morioka.
    08:18 UTC (local time Friday, December 07, 2012 at 06:18 PM @ 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).

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
  • Typhoon Bopha
    -As of 12:00 UTC, Typhoon Bopha was located 280 nm west of Manila, Philippines.
  • Tropical Cyclone Claudia
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Claudia was located 445 nm south-southwest of Diego Garcia.

Natural Disaster News
  • More than 40 flights cancelled at Brussels airport of Belgium due to snow-storms and strong winds.
  • Flights from Paris’s Charles De Gaulle and Roissy airports were delayed due to snow storms in Paris, France.

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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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