Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013

Natural Disasters List January 28, 2013-Turkey Landslide kills 7

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Recent Natural Disasters

Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Panama-Costa Rica Border Region (@ 30 km depth) with epicenter located 28 km N of Rio Sereno. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Volcan, Buenos Aires and Changuinola.
    20:20 UTC (local time Monday, January 28, 2013 at 03:20 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Northwestern Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 58 km NE from Tabriz. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Ahar, Tabriz, Ardabil, Naxcivan (Azerbaijan) and Yerevan (Armenia).
    19:38 UTC (local time Monday, January 28, 2013 at 11:08 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 6.0 strong shallow earthquake in Eastern Kazakhstan (@ 11 km depth) with epicenter located 227 km E Almaty. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Kegen, Tyup, Karakol, Aksu, Zharkent and Kyzyl-Suu. People of Kapchagai, Yesik, Aral, Talghar and Almaty will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    Most importantly today's earthquake in Kazakhstan was predicted some days ago. Click for detail report on earthquake in Kazakhstan.
    16:38 UTC (local time
    Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10:38 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 2.5 weak shallow earthquake in Greater Los Angeles Area, California (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located just 4 km SSE from Yorba Linda. It will have well felt by the people of Los Angeles, Carson, Chino Hills, Glendora, Ontario, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Brea, Orange, Corona and Yorba Linda.
    03:23 UTC (local time Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 07:23 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.
  • UK has predicted flooding in Devon, Somerset and south-east Wales. Heavy rain and strong winds warnings have been issued in these regions.

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 Felleng
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Felleng was located 500 nm north-northeast of La Reunion.

Natural Disaster News
  • At least 86 families have been evacuated after landslide hit a village in Maco, Compostela Valley of Philippines. However no injury reported. Compostela Landslide in 2012 killed several people.
  • Around 40-50 people were rescued from flood waters in Bear Canyon near Tucson, Arizona. All those were hikers trapped in floods after heavy rainfall.
  • The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook tonight for northeast Oklahoma. Thunderstorms are expected in Tulsa.
  • China has issued an orange alert for latest forest fires in the southwestern provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan.
  • The great central U.S. shake out earthquake-preparedness drill will be held on February 7, 2013.

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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 (facts and news about natural/environmental disasters 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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