Last Updated: Monday, March 4, 2013

Natural Disasters List March 4, 2013-Ecuador floods kill 8

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
  • Flooding in Guayas, Ecuador
    -Flooding in Ecuador has claimed eight lives. Torrential rainfall caused flooding in Guayas region of Ecuador.
    Two emergency shelters have been established for the flood victims.
    -Several flights have been cancelled at the local airport. Click for detail report on Ecuador floods.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.5 light shallow earthquake in Greater Los Angeles Area, California (@ 16 km depth) with epicenter located just 2 km S from Loma Linda. It will have well felt by the people of Redlands, Highgrove, San Bernardino, Los Angeles Civic Center, Rancho Cucamonga, Mira Loma, Beaumont, Grand Terrace, Colton, Fontana, Redlands, Yucaipa, San Bernardino, Riverside, Moreno Valley, Norco and Corona.
    23:17 UTC (local time Monday, March 04, 2013 at 03:17 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Central Peru (@ 27 km depth) with epicenter located 89 km WNW of Campoverde. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Uchiza, Tocache Nuevo and Pucallpa.
    17:23 UTC (local time Monday, March 04, 2013 at 12:23 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 3.5 light earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km SSE of Tishomingo. It will have well felt by the people of Durant, Ardmore, Oklahoma City, Madill, Tishomingo and Denison (Texas).
    10:22 UTC (local time Monday, March 04, 2013 at 04:22 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake in Northern Italy with epicenter located 5 km SW Marradi. It will have well felt by the people of Borgo san lorenzo and Florence.03:53 UTC (local time 04:53; 2013/03/04 @ 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).

  • Flash floods in Udhampur district in Jammu Kasmir, India have washed away 30 houses.

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.
  • The volcano alert level for White Islands, New Zeland has been reduced to 1 and the aviation colour code has been changed to Yellow.

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

Natural Disaster News
  • An avalanche in northern Colorado mountain has killed one skier and injured other.
  • About 30 schools have suspended their classes for a week after a quake-hit southwest China. Yesterday magnitude 5.5 earthquake in Yunna China injured 30 people.

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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 event), 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..