Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 11, 2013-Bingham Canyon Mine landslide

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Recent Natural Disasters

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Caucasus Region, Russia (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 43 km N of Stantsiya Novyy Afon (Georgia). People of Sokhumi, Zelenchukskaya and Gant'iadi will have felt weak shaking of MMI II.
    22:31 UTC (local time Friday, April 12, 2013 at 02:31 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Batan Islands Region, Philippines (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 40 km E of Itbayat. People of Claveria, Hengchun and Taitung City, Taiwan will have felt weak shaking of MMI II.
    16:16 UTC (local time Friday, April 12, 2013 at 12:16 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.6 light shallow earthquake in Crete, Greece (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 9 km SW of Palaiochóra. It will have well felt by the people of Chaniá, Irákleion and Greece.
    06:00 UTC (local time 09:00; 2013/04/11 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.2 moderate shallow earthquake in Myanmar (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 51 km ESE of Myaydo. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Thayetmyo, Prome and Nay Pyi Taw.
    03:47 UTC (local time Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 10:17 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.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Imelda
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Imelda was located 515 nm north-northeast of La Reunion.
    -Cyclone Imelda is not a threat for Mauritius for next 24 hours. Click for detail report on Cyclone Imelda.
  • Tropical Cyclone Victoria
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Victoria was located 530 nm west-northwest of Learmonth, Australia.

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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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The global natural disaster data are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS..