Last Updated: Thursday, January 2, 2014

Natural Disasters List January 2, 2014 - Mine disaster in Nepal

Recent Natural Disasters 2014: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.
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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Mine disaster in Nepal
    -One miner has been missing after get buried in Sukaura mine in Makwanpur district of Nepal, Ujyaalo Online reported.
    -Incident happened in a lime stone mining center while working for Shivam Cement Industry located in Hatiya area of Makwanpur district. Click for detail report on Nepal's mine disaster.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 4.5 moderate earthquake in Peru (@ 50 km depth) with epicenter located 9 km WSW of Puerto Supe. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Supe, Barranca and Pativilca.
    22:27 UTC (local time 2014-01-02 17:27 @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.5 strong shallow earthquake in Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 47 km S of Lar. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Gerash, Kish, Bandar-e Lengeh, Bandar 'Abbas, Qeshm, Fasa, Darab, Umm al Qaywayn, Ra's al Khaymah, Firuzabad and Khasab.
    Earthquake has claimed life of a person and injured at least 30 people. Click for detail report on Iran quake.
    03:13UTC (local time 2014-01-02 06:43 @ epicenter)
  • M 2.7 weak shallow earthquake in California (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 18 km NNE of Upper Lake. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Ukiah and Clearlake.
    01:30 UTC (local time 2014-01-01 17:30 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
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Recent Volcanic Activity
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Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Bejisa
    As of 05:00 UTC, Tropical Cyclone Bejisa was located at about 385 km to the west north west of Mauritius.
    -A cyclone warning Class II is in force in Mauritius.

Natural Disaster News
  • California has tested natural disaster early warning system. GPS technology and other sensors are being used by scientists to detect the impending threat of natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis and floods.

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