Last Updated: Sunday, March 24, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 24, 2013-Thunderstorm in Queensland, Australia

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Quezon city, Philippines
    -At least 300 families have been evacuated due to flooding in Quezon city of Philippines.
    -Floodwater also submerged more than 200 houses.
    Rescue teams are working in the Peacock Street area.
  • Thunderstorm in Queensland, Australia
    -Thunderstorm in south-east Queensland has injured one people.
    -Following Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ), the man got hurt at St Lucia  and having treatment at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Tobago Region, Trinidad And Tobago (@ 46 km depth) with epicenter located 81 km NE of Roxborough. Light to weak shaking will have flt by the people of Scarborough, Sangre Grande, Grenville (Grenada) and Bridgetown (Barbados).
    17:28 UTC (local time Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 01:28 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 6.0 strong shallow earthquake in Vanuatu (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 162 km NW of Ceva-i-Ra (Fiji). It will have faintly felt in the coastal area.
    08:13 UTC (local time Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 08:13 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Central Peru (@ 56 km depth) with epicenter located 59 km SSE of Ayacucho. People of Andahuaylas, Huanta and Puquio will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    07:30 UTC (local time Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 02:30 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 6.1 very strong but harmless sea quake East of the Kuril Islands (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 268 km (166 miles) ESE of Ozernovskiy, Russia. It will have faintly felt by the people of Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy and Yelizovo.
    04:18 UTC (local time Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 04:18 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Southern Qinghai, China (@ 30 km depth) with epicenter located 157 km WNW of Gyegu. People of Qamdo, Golmud He and Nagqu will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    03:47 UTC (local time Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 11:47 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).

  • A flood advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for the island of Oahu until 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

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.
  • Spain/El Hierro Island (Canary Islands) recent volcanic activity
    -Earthquake swarm continues in El Hierro volcano. More than 100 earthquakes of magnitude greater than 2 have been recorded in last 24 hours.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
There are no tropical storm activities for today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Forest fire in Udhagamandalam area of Tamil Nadu, India has destroyed 10 acres of reserve forest.
  • Natural disasters in Pakistan have claimed more than 2 million lives and caused economic losses estimated at over $1.5 trillion over the past 30 years.

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