Last Updated: Friday, January 18, 2013

Natural Disasters List January 18, 2013-Victoria bushfires kill one


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Recent Natural Disasters
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico (@ 31 km depth) with epicenter located 23 km NW of San Pedro Pochutla. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Miahuatlan de Porfirio Diaz, Puerto Escondido, San Jacinto Ocotlan, Pochutla, Puerto Escondido and Oaxaca.
    15:31 UTC (local time Friday, January 18, 2013 at 09:31 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.4 moderate earthquake in Western Sichuan, China (@ 31km depth) with epicenter located 72 km W of Rulong. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Qamdo and Kangding.
    12:42 UTC (local time Friday, January 18, 2013 at 08:42 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 2.9 minor weak earthquake in England, United Kingdom (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 3 km WNW of Coalville. It will have well felt by the people of Ashby de la Zouch, Shepshed, Swadlincote, Broxtowe, Derby, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Redditch. Click for detail report on earthquake in England today.
    05:20 UTC (local time Friday, January 18, 2013 at 05:20 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 2.0 weak shallow earthquake in Portugal (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 1 km W Sintra. It will have even felt by the people of Queluz.
    01:12 UTC (local time 01:12; 2013/01/18 @ 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.


Recent Tropical Cyclones
There are no tropical storm activity today.


Natural Disaster News
  • Mudslide in North Carolina
    -More than 50 mudslide disaster incident reported across North Carolina. Mudslides were reported in Cherokee, Clay, Graham,  Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain.
    -A mudslide on Monticello Road closed the road near Riverside Drive.
  • Avalanche in New Hampshire, USA
    -At least three injured in avalanche at Tuckerman Ravine in North Conway, N.H.
    -Injured people are having treatment at Androscoggin Valley Hospital.
    -The Mount Washington Avalanche Center had issued an avalanche advisory for Tuckerman Ravine on Thursday.
  • Light rainfall and hailstorm hit New Delhi, India.

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