Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014

Natural Disasters List August 18, 2014 – Iran earthquake injures 60

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
  • Landslides in Guizhou Province of China
    -Rainstorm-triggered landslides in
    Guizhou Province of China have claimed lives of at least seven people.
    -Landslides occurred in Longxing and Tongmin townships.
  • Earthquake in Ilan province, Iran
    -At least 60 people have been injured in earthquake in Iran,
    Iranian State Television reported.
    -The earthquake was even felt in Kuwait.
  • Tornado in Henderson, Colorado
    -A tornado touched down in Henderson, Colorado
    -Minor damages have been reported inn two houses.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.7 light shallow earthquake in California (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 8 km N of Big Bear City. It will have well felt by the people of Lake Arrowhead, Apple Valley and Yucaipa.
    04:55 UTC (local time 2014-08-17, 21:55 @ epicenter)
  • M 6.2 strong earthquake in Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 36 km SE of Abdanan. Moderate to light shaking will have felt by the people of Abdanan, Dehloran, Shush, Kuhdasht, Al'Amarah, Murmuri, Ahvaz, Kermanshah, Arak, Hamadan and Al Basrah.
    02:32 UTC (local time 2014-08-18, 07:02 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods

Recent Volcanic Activity

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Storm Karina
    -As of 02:00 UTC, TS Karina was located 2,505 km E of Hilo, Hawaii.
    -Karina is moving west-southwestward far from land.

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This natural disaster list contains daily list of 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 and hazards 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 and catastrophes are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster and also provides early disaster emergency notification if available.
The global natural disaster data and natural calamities statistics are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS and others.