Last Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Natural Disasters List April 9, 2013-Iran Bushehr earthquake claims many

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Earthquake in Southern Iran
    -M 6.3 extremely dangerous earthquake hit Iran Bushehr region.
    Tremors were even felt at the Bushehr nuclear power plant but did not affect its operations.
    -Towers in Qatar and Bahrain were also been evacuated as part of emergency procedures.
    -Tremors were felt in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the US. Click for detail report on Iran Bushehr earthquake 2013.
    Iran Bushehr earthquake has killed at least 30 people.
  • Landslide on Jammu-Srinagar highway, India
    -Landslide on Jammu-Srinagar highway in India has killed an officer of an international company.
    -Landslide occurred in Ramban district along Jammu-Srinagar highway. Click for detail report on Jammu Srinagar landslide.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 6.3 extremely dangerous earthquake in Southern Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 89 km SE of Bandar Bushehr. The earthquake occurred near the Borozjan fault, near a salt dome. Click for detail report on Iran Bushehr earthquake.
    11:52 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 09, 2013 at 03:22 PM @ epicenter)
    -Two helicopters have been send to the epicenter area.
    -Several buildings have been evacuated in Dubai.
    -No tsunami warning for UAE.
  • M 3.1 weak shallow earthquake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 46 km SSE from Gardiner. It will have well felt by the people of West Yellowstone and Cooke City-Silver Gate.
    09:33 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 09, 2013 at 03:33 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Southern Greece (@ 24 km depth) with epicenter located 21 km SSW of Gefyra. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Kalamákion, Kalamáta, Khanía, Palaión Fáliron and Sparta.
    03:36 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 09, 2013 at 06:36 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).

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.
  • New Zealand/Ruapehu recent volcanic activity
    -Minor volcanic tremor has been recorded at Mt Ruapehu.
    -The Volcanic Alert Level for Ruapehu remains at Level 1. Scientists say that Mt Ruapehu could erupt without warning.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Victoria
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Victoria was located 330 nm east-southeast of Cocos Island, Australia.
    -Victoria is forecast to reach category 2 intensity overnight.
  • Tropical Cyclone Imelda
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Imelda was located 650 nm north-northeast of La Reunion.

Natural Disaster News
  • Tornado in Colorado
    -Tornado in Colorado has destroyed one mobile house and damaged two others.
    Heavy storm also caused 26 flight cancellations at Denver International Airport. Click for detail report on Colorado tornado.

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