Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 19, 2013

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
  • Tornado in Butler, Oklahoma
    An EF-2 tornado touched down in Butler, Oklahoma.
    -Tornado which formed just east of Highway 59 injured one person.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake in Northern Norway (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 37 km NW of Nesna. It will have well felt by the people of Mosjøen, Mo i Rana and Rana.
    09:28 UTC (local time 11:28; 2013/04/19 @ epicenter)
  • M 2.5 weak shallow earthquake in Utah (@ 3 km depth) with epicenter located 3 km NNW from Santaquin. It will have well felt by the people of Genola, Santaquin, Spring Lake, Provo, Mona, Payson, Salem, Salina and Spanish Fork.
    06:14 UTC (local time Friday, April 19, 2013 at 12:14 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 7.2 huge deep earthquake in Kuril Islands (@ 122 km depth) with epicenter located 250 km ENE of Kuril'sk. USGS has estimated maximum shaking intensity of IV in Kuril'sk. No Tsunami warning issued.
    03:05 UTC (local time Friday, April 19, 2013 at 03:05 PM @ epicenter)
    Tremor was felt as far as
    Hachinohe, Hitachi, Morioka, Sapporo, Sendai, Wakuya and Tokyo city of Japan.

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).

  • Flooding in Uppsala, Sweden
    -Dozens of houses are reported to be flooded in Uppsala, Sweden.
    -The Fyrisån river has risen by 20cm

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.

Natural Disaster News
  • Earthquake rumors in UAE
    -Rumors claimed that a big earthquake will hit UAE between April 25 and 30.
    -The Abu Dhabi-based National Center for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has denied the
    earthquake predicted in UAE. Click for detail report on UAE earthquake rumors.

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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)
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..