Last Updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 16, 2013-Galena Wildfire burns 1,000 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
  • Wildfire in Colorado
    Galena fire of Colorado has burned around 1,000 acres.
    -Evacuation center has been set up at Cache la Poudre Middle School, Colorado.
    -Horsetooth Mountain Park is closed. Click for live updates on Galena wildfire.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.9 moderate very shallow earthquake in Mindanao, Philippines (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 9 km NNW of Malimono. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Surigao, Placer and Cabadbaran.
    18:09 UTC (local time Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 02:09 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Guerrero, Mexico (@ 29 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km N of Xochistlahuaca. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Cacahuatepec, Ometepec, Santa Maria Asuncion Tlaxiaco and Santiago Pinotepa Nacional.
    10:25 UTC (local time Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 04:25:24 AM @ epicenter)   
  • M 4.4 light shallow earthquake in Northern Algeria (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located just 9 km N of Ras el Aioun. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Merouana, Salah Bey and El Eulma.
    09:49 UTC (local time Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 10:49 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.1 light shallow earthquake in Romania (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 101 km SE from Piatra Neamt. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Bacău, Iași, Galati, Buzau and Chisinau (Kishinev), Moldova.
    00:34 UTC (local time Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 02:34 AM @ 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).

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.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Tim
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Tim was located 235 nm east-southeast of Willis Island, Australia.

Natural Disaster News
  • A new data from the Brussels-based Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has shown that natural hazards in world in 2012 caused more than US$138 billions.

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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)
The major natural disasters are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster.
The global natural disaster data are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS..