Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 19, 2013-Shawnee tornado claims 1

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
  • Landslide in Democratic Republic of Congo
    -At least 47 people have been missing following a landslide in DR Congo.
    Natural catastrophe occurrred in Rubaya in North Kivu province of DR Congo. Click for detail report on DR Congo landslide.
  • Tornado in Shawnee, Oklahoma
    -At least one people died in tornado in Shawnee, Oklahoma, east of Oklahoma City.
    -A half-mile wide tornado was reported near Oklahoma city.
    -Tornado damaged multiple houses in eastern part of Oklahoma county. Tornado damage has also been reported near Wichita, Kansas. Click for detail report on Shawnee tornado.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.9 strong earthquake in Russia (@ 17 km depth) with epicenter located 129km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy. People of Vilyuchinsk, Paratunka, Yelizovo and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    18:44 UTC (local time 2013-05-20 05:44 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.1 light earthquake in Puerto Rico (@ 37 km depth) with epicenter located 71km N of Hatillo. It will have well felt by the people of Arecibo, Isabela, Barceloneta and San Juan.
    12:58 UTC (local time 2013-05-19 08:58 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate shallow earthquake in Algeria (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 17km E of Bejaia. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Barbacha, Amizour, Babor-Ville and Algiers. Click for detail report on Algeria earthquake.
    09:07 UTC (local time 2013-05-19 10:07 @ epicenter)
    -At least four reported to be injured following earthquake in Algeria's Bejaia region.
    -Earthquake also caused panic in Setif, Bordj Bou Arreridj and Tizi Ouzou.
  • M 4.5 moderate deep earthquake in New Zealand (@ 186 km depth) with epicenter located 76km NE of Opotiki. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Whakatane, Gisborne and Tauranga.
    08:35 UTC (local time 2013-05-19 20:35 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods

  • Flooding in Cumbria, England
    Heavy rainfall has caused flash flooding in Dalston, Raughton Head, Wigton, Rosley, Hesket Newmarket and Stockdalewath areas.
    -Floods laso disrupted the train services between Carlisle and Workington.

Recent Volcanic Activity
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • There is no tropical storm activity for today.

Natural Disaster News
  • According to a report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), natural disasters in 2012 displaced 32.4 million people. It is roughly twice the number of displacements than 2011.

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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..