Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 15, 2013-Galena fire burns 800 acres

Recent Natural Disasters 2013: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.
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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Rainstorm in Tamale, Ghana
    Rainstorm in Tamale region of Ghana has claimed one life.
    -Flash floods destroyed at least one hundred houses.
  • Wildfire in Colorado, United States
    Wildfire in Colorado has burned more than 800 acres.
    -Fire which started west of Fort Collins is burning outside Lory State Park northwest of Fort Collins, the Larimer County.
    -This wildfire was previously named as the Soldier Canyon Fire; now as the Galena Fire.
    -More than 50 people have been evacuated. Click for live updates on Galena Wildfire.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 46 km depth) with epicenter located 23 km E of Miyako. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Yamada, Otsuchi and Kamaishi.
    23:11 UTC (local time Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 08:11 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.3 light shallow earthquake in Central California with epicenter located 21 km ESE from Markleeville. It will have well felt by the people of Alpine Village, Mesa Vista and South Lake Tahoe.
    03:05 UTC (local time Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 08:05 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).

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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 Tim
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Tim was located 130 nm east-northeast of Willis Island, Australia.

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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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