Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 29, 2013-Landslide in Maizhokunggar, Tibet

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

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Canary Islands, Spain (@ 17 km depth) with epicenter located 31 km WSW of Frontera. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Los Realejos, Tazacorte, Los Llanos de Aridane, Santa Cruz de la Palma and Guia de Isora. 17:01 UTC (local time Friday, March 29, 2013 at 05:01 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.6 moderate earthquake in Northern Xinjiang, China (@ 36 km depth) with epicenter located 70 km SW of Diwopu. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of  Wujiaqu, Urunchi, Changji, Ergong, Changshanzi and Anningqu. People of Tiechanggou, Shihezi, Yanqi, Ewirgol and Dushanzi.
    Click for detail report on earthquake in China today.
    05:01 UTC (local time Friday, March 29, 2013 at 01:01 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.6 light shallow earthquake in Central California (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km NE from San Simeon. It will have felt by the people of San Luis Obispo, Atascadero, Bradley, Cambria, Paso Robles,  San Simeon,  Lake Nacimiento and San Jose City Hall. Click for detail report on Central California earthquake.
    01:22 UTC (local time Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 06:22 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
There are no tropical storm activities for today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Following a report by global re-insurers, 2012 was one of the most expensive years for insurers on record. Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters cost the insurance industry $77 billion in 2012.

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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..