Last Updated: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 3, 2013-PNG landslide claims 2

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Landslide in in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
    PNG landslide has killed mother and her five-month-old daughter.
    -The landslide occurred in the Kavarong town site of Panguna in Central Bougainville after the area had received heavy rainfall. Click for detail report on PNG landslide.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.6 moderate shallow earthquake in Palau region (@ 15 km depth) with epicenter located 30 km SE of Kloulklubed. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Koror and Kloulklubed.
    22:48 UTC (local time Thursday, April 04, 2013 at 07:48 AM @ epicenter)   
  • M 5.8 very strong earthquake in Myanmar (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 54 km E of Myaydo. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Myaydo, Thayetmyo, Nay Pyi Taw, Pyinmana, Pyay, Taungdwingyi and Magway. People of Loikaw, Meiktila, Hinthada and Taunggyi will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    16:35 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 11:05 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Crete, Greece (@ 58 km depth) with epicenter located 44 km SSW of Palaiochora. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Chania, Rethymnon and Irakleion.
    13:28 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 04:28 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 3.1 light shallow earthquake in Arkansas (@ 0.3 km depth) with epicenter located 10 kmWSW from Clinton. It will have well felt by the people of Rose Bud, Clinton, Damascus, Shirley and Little Rock.
    11:06 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 06:16 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).

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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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