Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 26, 2013-Waterspout in Philippines kills 10

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Recent Natural Disasters

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.5 moderate earthqukae in Sumba Region, Indonesia (@ 65 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km NNE of Tambulatana. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Kawangu, Kawangu Satu, Tanabara, Waingapu, Mangga Dua, Ngarangiakambera, Ruteng, Labuhanbajo, Bima, Ende and Maumere.
    17:23 UTC (local time Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 01:23 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake in Northern California (@ 21 km depth) with epicenter located 32 km SW from Eureka. It will have well felt by the people of Ferndale, Fortuna, Loleta, Eureka, Petrolia, Rio Dell and Samoa.
    14:37 UTC (local time Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 07:37 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.5 strong earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 55 km SSE of Ometepec. Moderate shaking of MMI V will have felt by the people of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Pinotepa de Don Luis, San Pedro Jicayan, Santa Maria Huazolotitlan, San Andres Huaxpaltepec. People of Santiago Jamiltepec, Oaxaca de Juarez, Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan, Ciudad de Huajuapam de Leon, Chilpancingo de los Bravos and Acapulco de Juarez will have felt light to weak shaking. Click for detail report on earthquake in Mexico city.
    13:04 UTC (local time Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 07:04 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate shallow earthquake near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 17 km depth) with epicenter located 5 km NW of Hasaki. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Asahi, Chiba, Hitachi, Kashima, Mito, Tokyo, Tsukuba and Yokohama.
    11:48 UTC (local time Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 08:48 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).

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.
  • Iceland/Hekla recent volcanic activity
    A level of uncertainty has been declared due to seismic activity in Hekla volcano in South Iceland.
    -The Icelandic Met Office also raised the alert level for air traffic around Hekla to yellow. Click for detail report on Hekla volcano.

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

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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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