Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014

Natural Disasters List August 16, 2014 – Floods and landslides in Indonesia

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
  • Floods and landslides in Indonesia
    -Floods and landslides in West Java and Gorontalo provinces of Indonesia have claimed lives of at least two people.
    -Floods have submerged over 100 houses, Xinhua reported quoting national disaster agency. Emergency relief aids have been sent to the affected area.
  • Landslide in Itanagar, India
    -A landslide in Itanagar has claimed lives of at least two people and injured one other.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in India (@ 97 km depth) with epicenter located 55 km E of Yairipok. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Thoubal, Kakching and Imphal.
    16:39 UTC (local time 2014-08-16, 23:09 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Ecuador (@ 88 km depth) with epicenter 11km W of Cayambe. It will have well felt by the people of Otavalo, Atuntaqui, Ibarra and Quito.
    15:08 UTC (local time 2014-08-16, 10:08 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Venezuela (@ 19 km depth) with epicenter located 25 km NE of El Limon. It will have well felt by the people of Maracay, Turmero, San Mateo and Caracas.
    12:39 UTC (local time 2014-08-16, 08:09 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 weak shallow earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 10 km WNW of Medford. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Melford, Enid, Ponca City and Arkansas City.
    10:54 UTC (local time 2014-08-16, 05:54 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding in Assam, India
    -Flood water in Naoboicha area of Lakhimpur washed away a boy.
    -Kaziranga National Park (KNP) has also been affected by flood water.

Recent Volcanic Activity

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Post-Tropical Cyclone Julio
    -At 15:00 UTC, Julio was located 1,235 km N of Honolulu, Hawaii.
    -Julio has dissipated far north of Hawaii.

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