Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 10, 2013-Lightning strikes in Nigeria

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Lightning in Lagos, Nigeria
    -Lightning strikes in Nigeria has killed a student of Muslim College, Oworonsoki.
    -Lightning hit 19-year old girl who was carried to Gbagaga General Hospital in Lagos and later pronounced dead. Click for detail report on Nigeria lightning.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.8 strong earthquake in Batan Islands Region, Philippines (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 29 km ENE of Itbayat. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Basco, Mahatao, Itbayat, Ivana, Uyugan and Sabtang. People of Kaohsiung, Taitung City, Tainan, Laoag and Ma-kung will have weak shaking of MMI III.
    20:20 UTC (local time Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 04:20 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.5 strong shallow earthquake in Honduras (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 7 km S of San Juan Pueblo. Strong shaking of MMIVI will have felt by the people of San Juan Pueblo. People of Arizona, San Antonio, Atenas de San Cristobal, La Masica and Santa Ana will have felt moderate shaking of MMI V. People of Yoro, La Ceiba, San Pedro Sula, Roatan, Juticalpa, Tegucigalpa, La Ceiba, El Progreso and Belizewill have felt light to weak shaking. Click for detail report on Honduras earthquake.
    19:14 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 01:14 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.3 weak earthquake in Olympic Peninsula, Washington (@ 54 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km ESE from Blyn. It will have well felt by the people of Port Townsend, Camano, Oak Harbor and Port Angeles. Click for detail report on Seattle earthquake today.
    15:32 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 08:32 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.6 strong aftershocks in Southern Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 94 km SE of Bandar Bushehr. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Bandar-e Bushehr and Firuzabad. People of Borazjan, Akbarabad, Khark, Shiraz, Kazerun, Bandar-e Ganaveh, Nurabad, Rahimah and Al Jubayl. Click for detail report on Iran earthquake 2013.
    01:58 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 05:28 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).

  • Flash floods in Helmand, Afghanistan
    -Flash floods in Helmand region of Afghanistan has damaged several houses and caused huge financial losses.
    -Floods and strong winds have destroyed more than one thousand homes in Nad Ali alone. Click for detail report on Helmand, Afghanistan flood.

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.
  • Italy/Etna recent volcanic activity
    -Strombolian eruptions and  strong ash emissions continues in Etna.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Imelda
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Imelda was located 570 nm north-northeast of La Reunion.
    -Cyclone Imelda is predicted to hit Mauritius and Rodrigues Island by early Friday. Click for detail report on Mauritius cyclone Imelda.
  • Tropical Cyclone Victoria
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Victoria was located 670 nm west-northwest of Learmonth, Australia.

Natural Disaster News
  • Tornado in Botkinburg, Arkansas
    -Tornado in Botkinburg, Arkansas has injured three people and damaged more than a dozen structures.
    -Injuries occurred inside a church in Botkinburg in Van Buren County. Click for deail report on Arkansas tornado.

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