Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 27, 2013-Earthquake in Nantou, Taiwan

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Very strong earthquake in Nantou, Taiwan
    -Magnitude 6.0 very strong earthquake has been recorded in Central Taiwan.
    -Earthquake in Taiwan has killed one people. A 72 years old woman died in house collapse in Nantou county. Earthquake has injured at least 90 people. Click for detail report on earthquake in Taiwan.
  • Hailstorm in Assam, India
    Hailstorm in Assam, India has injured six people and damaged 50 houses.
    -Hailstorm caused damage in Titabor, Rajabahar, Madhupur, Tipomia, Majuli, Numaligarh and Bongaon areas of Assam. Click for detail report on Hailstorm in Assam.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.7 weak shallow earthquake in Southern California (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 22 km ESE from Anza. It will have felt by the people of San Diego, Indio, Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Ramona, La Quinta, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Riverside, Anza and Idyllwild. Click for detail report on earthquake in Southern California today.
    18:16 UTC (local time Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 11:16 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.4 light shallow earthquake in Canary Islands, Spain (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 87 km SW of Fuencaliente de la Palma. People of El Pinar and Santa Cruz de Tenerife will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    16:10 UTC (local time 16:10 2013/03/28 @ epicenter)
  • M 2.5 weak shallow earthquake in Ohio (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km NE from Crown City. It will have well felt by the people of Gallipolis, Athalia and Crown City.
    09:10 UTC (local time Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 05:10 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 6.0 very strong earthquake in Taiwan (@ 21 km depth) with epicenter located 48 km E of Nantou. Light shaking of MMI IV will have by the people of Buli, Hualian, Douliu, Zhongxing New Village, Taichung and Lugu. People of Taipei, Banqiao, Tainan, Kaohsiung and Fuzhou will have felt weak shaking of MMI III. Click for detail report on earthquake in Taiwan.
    02:30 UTC (local time Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 10:03 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).

  • Coal mine flooding in Russia
    -At least four miners are missing in a coal mine flooding in Kemerovo region of Russia. Flooding was caused at construction work at the Osinnikovskaya.
    -Others 139 miners however managed o escape the flooding in the coal mine. Three of the miners have sustained minor injuries. Click for detail report on coal mine flooding in Russia.

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
There are no tropical storm activities for today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Landslide on Whidbey Island, Washington
    -Landslide on Whidbey Island, Washington has destroyed 17 homes.
    -Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue team rescued four people from the landslide area. Click for detail report on landslide in Whidbey Island.
  • Landslide in Puchong, Malaysia
    Landslide in Puchong, Malaysia has displaced about 300 people.
    -However no causality has been reported.

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