Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013

Natural Disasters List May 24, 2013


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
  • Storm in Bucharest, Romania
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    Heavy rain and strong storms in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania have injured at least 18 people.
    -Following the National Weather Institute, storm in Bucharest  reached 80 kilometres per hour.
    -Storms have left 17,000 residents without power supply. Click for detail report on Bucharest storm.
  • Tornado in South Cotabato, Philippines
    -Tornado in South Cotabato, Philippines has affected 33 families, causing P500,000 damage, The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.
    -South Catobato tornado destroyed eight houses and affected 33 families. Tornado damage is estimated P500,000. Click for detail report on South Catobato tornado.


Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.5 very strong earthquake in Uzbekistan (@ 16 km depth) with epicenter located 9 km NNW of Buka. Strong shaking of MMI VI will have felt by the people of Buka and Piskent. Moderate shaking of MMI V will have felt by the people of Tuytepa, Amir Timur, Zafar and Yangiyul. People of Tashkent, Guliston, Khujand, Jizzax and Shymkent will have felt light to weak shaking. Click for detail report on Uzbekistan earthquake.
    22:18 UTC (local time 2013-05-25 03:18 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.8 very strong harmless earthquake South of Tonga (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 323 km S of `Ohonua. It will have faintly felt in the coastal area.
    11:10 UTC (local time 2013-05-23; 23:10 @ epicenter) 
  • M 8.3 massive earthquake in Sea of Okhotsk, Russia (@ 609 km depth) with epicenter located 362 km WSW of Esso. Russian emergency authorities issued a tsunami warning for Sakhalin and the Kurile islands but was lifted several minutes later. Tremors were also felt in Moscow, the capital city of Russia. It is the first tremor in Moscow in 35 years. Click for detail report on Russia earthquake.
    05:44 UTC (local time 2013-05-24; 15:44 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.7 strong earthquake in California (@ 11 km depth) with epicenter located 11km WNW of Greenville. Dozens of aftershocks followed ranging from 2.6 to 3.5 magnitude. Moderate damages have also been reported. Click for detail report on CA earthquake today.
    03:47 UTC (local time 2013-05-23 20:47 @ epicenter)


Recent Flash Floods

  • Flooding in Nawalparasi, Nepal
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    Flood swept away road at Lokaha of Nawalparasi district.
    -Mahendra Highway, the national highway has been closed in this section.
    -Incident occurred around 2 a.m. Saturday morning.


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


Natural Disaster News
  • According to a government expert panel, Japan has 70% chance of magnitude 8-9 earthquake in Nankai Trough within 30 yrs.
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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)
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The global natural disaster data are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS..