Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 24, 2013-Jalalabad, Afghanistan earthquake claims lives

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Earthquake in Jalalabad, Afghanistan
    -Magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Jalalabad, Afghanistan has claimed lives of at least thirteen people.
    Fatalities are from Nangarhar and Kunar area of Afghanistan.
    -Earthquake was felt in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, India's New Delhi and Kabul, Afghanistan. Click for detail report on this Afghanistan quake.
  • Flooding in Balkh, Afghanistan
    -Flooding in Balkh, Afghanistan has claimed lives of thirteen people.
    -Flooding occurred in Sholgara and Kashandi districts in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan. Click for detail report on this Afghanistan flood.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.3 weak shallow earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 10 km ENE of Luther. It will have well felt by the people of Choctaw, Edmond, Guthrie, Spencer and Wellston.
    18:04 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 01:04 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.6 strong earthquake in Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan (@ 62 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km S of Mehtar Lam. Light shaking of  MM IV will have felt by the people of Sheywah, Goshtah, Sultanpur-e `Ulya, Jalalabad, Qarghah'i and Mehtar Lam. People of Kabul, Charikar, Peshawar, Khost and Asadabad will have felt weak shaking of MMI III. Click for detail report on this Afghanistan quake.
    09:25 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 01:55 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate shallow earthquake in Honduras (@ 17 km depth) with epicenter located just 5 km SSE of San Juan Pueblo. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Jutiapa, La Ceiba, San Pedro Sula, Tela and Yoro.
    02:04 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 08:04 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).

  • Flooding in Grafton, Illinois
    Flood waters at Mississippi River peaks at more than 11 feet.
    -Fargo, North Dakota, is also preparing for flooding.

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
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