Last Updated: Monday, April 8, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 8, 2013-Japan storm claims 3

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

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.6 moderate earthquake in Java, Indonesia (@ 47 km depth) with epicenter located 88 km WS from Sukabumi. Moderate shaking of MMI V will have felt by the people of Binuangeun, Sukamulya, Wanasalam, Sukawaris, Kandang and Cikiruh Wetan. People of Tangerang, Bekasi, Jakarta. Bandung and Bandarlampung will have felt light to weak shaking.
    18:53 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 09, 2013 at 01:53 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 3.1 weak shallow earthquake in Central California (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 10 km SSE from Keeler. It will have well felt by the people of Cartago, Olancha and Lone Pine.
    06:59 UTC (local time Sunday, April 07, 2013 at 11:59 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 2.9 weak shallow earthquake in Switzerland (@ 6 km depth) with epicenter located just 1 km S of Hérémence. People of Sion and Bern will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    04:59 UTC (local time 06:59; 2013/04/08 @ 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.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Imelda
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Imelda was located 490 nm west-southwest of Diego Garcia.
    -It is forecast to cause a potential threat to Mauritius.

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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..