Last Updated: Monday, April 1, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 1, 2013-Kenya flood claims 4

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Recent Natural Disasters

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 6.0 strong shallow earthquake in Honshu, Japan (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 106 km E of Miyako. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Miyako, Otsuchi, Yamada and Kamaishi. People of Tono, Yamoto, Hachinohe, Ishinomaki, Furukawa, Sendai, Ofunato, Ichinohe and Misawa.
    18:53 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 02, 2013 at 04:53 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Nias region, Indonesia (@ 34 km depth) with epicenter located 170 km SSE of Sinabang. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Gunung Stoli and Sibolga.
    16:40 UTC (local time Monday, April 01, 2013 at 11:40:49 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Kyushu, Japan (@ 50 km depth) with epicenter located 13 km SSW of Nishinoomote. People of Ibusuki, Kanoya and Makurazaki will have felt weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    08:45 UTC (local time Monday, April 01, 2013 at 05:45 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).

  • Flash flood in Jonglei state of Sudan
    -Recent flash flood in Jonglei state of Sudan has displaced more than 12,000 people.
    -Nile River flooding in Sudan has affected Jalle, Twic East, Maar and Lith payams area.

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.

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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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