Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 14, 2013-Landslide in Jumla, Nepal claims 8 lives

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Landslide in Jumla, Nepal
    -Landslide in Badki VDC of Jumla, Nepal has killed eight people. Five among the eight are members of same family.

    -Local people rescued two others from the landslide zone. Click for detail report on landslide in Nepal.
  • Landslide in Sao Miguel Island, Portugal
    -Landslide in Portugal has claimed two lives. Landslide occurred in the village of Faial da Terra on Sao Miguel Island (Azores Islands).
    -Firefighters rescued three children aged 5, eight and 16 and their mother from the mud landslide. Father died in the disaster. Click for detail report on landslide in Portugal.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.7 moderate shallow earthquake in Southern Peru (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 8 km W of Huarancante. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Arequipa, Ayaviri and Mollendo.
    15:50 UTC (local time Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 10:50 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Northern California (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 2 km NE from The Geysers. It will have well felt by the people of Cobb, Cloverdale, Kelseyville, Lower Lake, Middletown, Clearlake, Santa Rosa, Vallejo, Fairfield, Antioch and Vacaville.
    09:09 UTC (local time Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 02:09 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake South of Panama (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 54 km S of Punta de Burica. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Boca Chica, Boquete, Buenos Aires, Los Naranjos, Mercedes, Puerto Cortes, San Rafael and Santiago.
    03:45 UTC (local time Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 09:45 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation):
Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Angola (Cotundo), Australia, Bolivia, Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (Rio Juruena, Araquaia, Purus, Tocantins), China (Mekong, Xi Jiang, Brahmaputra, Yangtze, Indus), Colombia (Rio Negro), Honduras, Iraq (Shatt al Arab), Kenya, Mozambique (Chire), Pakistan (Indus), Peru (Ucayali, Rio Maraon), Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile), United States (Mississippi, Arkansas), Vietnam, Zambia (Zambezi, Likando).

  • Heavy rainfall has caused flash flooding in Fieldstone region of New Brunswick, Canada.

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Reventador, Etna, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Erta Ale, Barren Island, Raung, Paluweh, Gamalama, Sakurajima, Kakar, Tinakula, Yasur, Tolbachik and Kilauea.
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Sandra
    -As of 2:00 UTC, TC Sandra was located 465 nm south-southwest of Noumea, New Caledonia.
    -Airport in Lord Howe Island is closed and emergency and disaster management resources are on standby.
    -A new cyclone Tim is heading for the Queensland coast.

Natural Disaster News
  • Windstorm in Gabrovo, Bulgaria
    -Strong wind in Gabrovo region of Bulgaria has killed a 20-year-old woman.
    -State of emergency has been declared in Gabrovo district.
    -Nine teams of Fire Safety and Civil Protection are on the disaster zone. There is currently no power supply in Tryavna Municipality. Click for detail report on storm in Bulgaria.
  • Japan has given $1 million to Canada for shore cleanup of Tsunami debris.

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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 information), 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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