Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 29, 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
  • Avalanche on Mt Shirouma, Japan
    Avalanche on Mt Shirouma, Japan over the weekend claimed three lives.
    -Two other climbers are still reported to be missing in an avalanche on Mount Shirouma in Nagano prefecture. Click for detail report on Japan avalanche.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.5 moderate earthquake near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 29 km depth) with epicenter located 9 km E of Hasaki. Moderate shaking of MMI V will have felt by the people of Hasaki, Asahi and Omigawa. People of Itako, Kashima-shi, Yokaichiba and Mito-shi will have felt light shaking of MMI IV. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Chiba-shi, Yokohama-shi, Utsunomiya-shi and Tokyo.
    13:01 UTC (local time
    Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:01 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Peru-Ecuador Border Region (@ 91 km depth) with epicenter located 14 km NNW of Gualaquiza. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Gualaceo, Cuenca and Azogues.
    02:32 UTC (local time Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 09:32 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).

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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.

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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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