Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 17, 2013-Kenya landslide claims 2

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Landslide in Western Kenya
    -Landslide in Narok area of Kenya has buried two children.
    -Landslide in Olutrot village in Narok county destroyed several houses.
    -Following Kenya Red Cross, about 1,920 people have been displaced in Garissa after Tana river burst its banks.
  • Summer storms in Surin province of Thailand
    -Storms in Surin province of Thailand has damaged around 150 houses.
    -Storms made 20 and 50 families homeless respectively in Jom Phra and Muang district of Thailand.
    Click for detail update on Thailand storm.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 2.9 weak shallow earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km NE of Luther. It will have well felt by the people of Edmond, Choctaw, Guthrie, Luther and Spencer.
    11:37 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 06:37 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake in Mindanao, Philippines (@ 41 km depth) with epicenter located 8 km NNW of Linao. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of President Roxas, Kabacan, Kidapawan, Cagayan, Davao, Initao, Koronadal and Lumbia.
    09:51 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 05:51 PM @ epicenter)   
  • M 5.6 moderate earthquake near the South Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 42 km depth) with epicenter located 25 km WSW of Miura. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Hiratsuka, Chigasaki, Fujisawa, Odawara, Oiso, Hayama, Tokyo, Yokohama-shi, Saitama, Kofu-shi and Shizuoka-shi.
    08:57 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 05:57 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 5.7 moderate aftershocks in Iran-Pakistan border region (@ 68 km depth) with epicenter located 107 km E of Khash. People of Khash, Iranshahr, Zahedan and Panjgur will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    03:15 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 08:15 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 5. 1 moderate earthquake in Yunnan, China (@ 55 km depth) with epicenter located 19 km SW of Yuhu. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Dali, Dayan and Dadukou.
    01:46 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 09:46 AM @ epicenter)
    At least nine people are reported to be injured. A disaster relied team have been send to the earthquake affected area.

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 flooding in southeast Iowa, USA
    -Heavy rainfall has caused flash flooding in southeast Iowa.
    -Flash flood warnings have also been issued.

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
There is no tropical storm activity for today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Tornado in Qixing, China
    -Tornado in Qixing district of China has injured at least six people.
    -ornado also damaged twenty two houses. Click for detail report on China tornado.
  • Hailstorms in Odisha, India
    Hailstorms in Balasore area of Odisha have injured at least three people.
    -Electricity and telecommunication facilities have also been disrupted.

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