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Natural Disasters List May 23, 2013-Minnesota landslide claims 1


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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Landslide in Lilydale Park, Minnesota
    -One fourth grade student of Hobart Elementary School died and another went missing following a landslide in Lilydale Park.
    -Firefighters and police officers rescued two other student from gravel slide. However one student is still reported missing and is presumed dead.
    -Landslide occurred during a Peter Hobart Elementary School 4th grade field trip to Lilydale Park. Click for detail report on Minnesota's Lilydale Park landslide.
  • Tornado in Russia-At least 200 people have been injured due to tornado in Efremov, near Tula, central Russia.
    -Tula Governor Vladimir Gruzdev declared a state of emergency during his participation in storm clean up.
    -Following Emergency Situations Ministry, Russian tornado damaged 179 houses, five schools and two kindergartens. Click for detail report on Russian tornado.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Algeria (@ 60 km depth) with epicenter located just 1 km N of L’Arba. People of Algiers will have felt light shaking of MMI IV. Click for detail report on Algiers earthquake.
    20:03 UTC (local time 2013-05-23;
    21:03 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.9 light shallow earthquake in Montenegro (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 24 km SW of Žabljak. Weak tremor will have felt as far as Podgorica.
    18:43 UTC (local time 2013-05-23;
    20:43 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake in Utah (1 km depth) with epicenter located 8km ESE of Tooele. It will have well felt by the people of Herriman, Oquirrh, Riverton and Salt Lake City.
    17:40 UTC (local time 2013-05-23 11:40 @ epicenter)
  • M 7.4 strong deep earthquake in Guam (@ 171 km depth) with epicenter located 282 km SW of Vaini. USGS expects maximum shaking intensity of IV in Vaini, Havelu, Nuku`alofa and `Ohonua. No Tsunami threat.
    17:19 UTC (local time 2013-05-23 05:19 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Greece (@ 25 km depth) with epicenter located 15km W of Nidri. People of Preveza, Arta and Agrinion will have felt light to weak shaking.
    14:09 UTC (local time 2013-05-23 17:09 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 weak shallow earthquake in Hawaii (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 11km SSE of Volcano. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo and Kailua-Kona.
    05:23 UTC (local time 2013-05-22 19:23 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.8 moderate deep earthquake in Chile (@ 128 km depth) with epicenter located 20km E of Putre. People of  Arica and Tacna (Peru) will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    00:14 UTC (local time 2013-05-22 20:14 @ epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods

  • Flash floods in Kathmandu, Nepal
    -Heavy rainfall swept away at least two houses
    in Kathmandu, Nepal.
    -Heavy rainfall also closed Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal's only one international airport, for an hour. At least three international flights were diverted due to poor visibility. Click for detail report on Kathmandu flood.
  • Flooding in Norway
    -Hundreds of people have been evacuated following mudslides and flooding in Norway.
    -Train services through Gudbrandsdalen and Østerdalen that connect Oslo and Trondheim have been closed.
    -Norway flooding this year is expected to be worst since 1995. Click for detail report on Norway floods.


Recent Volcanic Activity
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
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