Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 31, 2013-Tornado in Hokitika, New Zealand

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Recent Natural Disasters

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.2 weak shallow earthquake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (@ 14 km depth) with epicenter located 18 km NNE from West Yellowstone. People of Gardiner and Island Park will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    17:41 UTC (local time Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 11:41 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 light earthquake in southern Greece (@ 70 km depth) with epicenter located 55 km N of Mouzourás. People of Chania will have felt weak shaking of MMI II.
    19:28 UTC (local time 19:28; 2013/03/31 @ epicenter) 
  • M 2.7 weak shallow earthquake in West Virginia (@ 3 km depth) with epicenter located 10 km WSW from Gassaway. It will have well felt by the people of Craigsville, Duck, Sutton, Gassaway, Shock and Flatwoods.14:01 UTC (local time Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 10:01 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Canaray Islands, Spain (@ 20 km depth) with epicenter located 96 km SW of Fuencaliente de la Palma.
    10:59 UTC (local time 11:59; 2013/03/31 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 37 km depth) with epicenter located 37 km SE of Ofunato. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Akita, Furukawa, Hachinohe, Ichinoseki, Ishinomaki, Kōriyama, Morioka, Sendai, Wakuya, Kamaishi, Otsuchi and Yamada.
    07:46 UTC (local time Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 04:46 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Caucasus Region, Russia (@ 44 km depth) with epicenter located just 2 km NNE of Gimry. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Buynaksk, Nizhneye Kazanishche and Leninkent.
    07:02 UTC (local time Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 11:02:37 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.
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
There is no tropical storm activity for today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Tornado in Peterborough, England
    -Tornado hit around 2:30 p.m along Fane Road, Walton. Tornado that lasted for maximum four minutes only caused minor damage.
  • Supercell storms caused hail storms in Norman, western Oklahoma City, Mustang and Noble, Oklahoma.

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