Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Natural Disasters List February 6, 2013-Solomon Islands earthquake triggers Tsunami

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Recent Natural Disasters
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 5.5 strong shallow earthquake in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia (@ 11 km depth) with epicenter located 28 km SW of Pasarbaru. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Padang, Solok and Pariaman. People of Sijunjung, Bukittinggi, Payakumbuh and Sungaipenuh, Lubuk Begalung and Singapore will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    22:12 UTC (local time
    Thursday, February 07, 2013 at 05:12 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Western Xizang (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 265 km E from Leh, Kashmir. Weak shaking will have felt as far as Hotan.
    19:01 UTC (local time
    Thursday, February 07, 2013 at 03:01 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 3.6 light shallow earthquake in Greece (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km NE Aíyion. Weak tremor will have felt as far  as Patrai.
    13:43 UTC (local time 15:43;  2013/02/06 @ epicenter) 
  • M 8.0 massive earthquake in Santa Cruz Islands (@ 29 km depth) with epicenter located 81 km W of Lata. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has issued a tsunami warning for the Solomons, Vanuatu, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Kosrae, Fiji, Kiribati, Wallis and Futuna. A tsunami watch is in effect for American Samoa, Australia, New Zealand and eastern Indonesia. Click for detail report on today's Solomon Islands Tsunami earthquake.
    01:12 UTC (local time Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at 12:12:27 PM at 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
No tropical cyclone activity today.


Natural Disaster News
  • Lightning in Bajura, Nepal
    -Lightning has killed two in Bajura district of Nepal.
    -Lightning injured others two.
    -Thunderstorms and lightning in eastern Nepal killed six in May 2012.

  • Landslide in Central Java, Indonesia
    -Landslide hazard in Central Java of Indonesia has killed one person.
    -Landslide occurred in Plompong village, Brebes, Central Java. Still 5 people are reported to be missing.
    -Rescue works are affected because of the heavy rain.
    -Landslide in western Indonesia killed 16 this January.
  • Landslide in Phuket, Thailand has killed one and injured one other. Injured people are having treatment at Patong Hospital.
  • Hailstorms have killed one and damaged crops in 80 villages of Tikamgarh, Chhatarpur of Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • A landslide in Shulir village in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan has injured 20 people. Landslide has also destroyed 20 houses.

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