Last Updated: Thursday, March 12, 2015

Natural Disasters List March 12, 2015 – Iran floods kill 1


Recent Natural Disasters 2015: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Flash floods in Iran
    -Flash floods in Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas has claimed life of a person.
    -The eight-hour downpour caused flood damage estimated at $42.8 million, the provincial governor said on Thursday. Click for detail report on Iran flash floods.

  •  Mudslide in north Lebanon
    -Mudslide triggered by heavy rainfall has injured two people and blocked the main Hasroun-Bsharri road in north Lebanon.
    -Civil Defense workers rescued an elderly woman after her bedroom was flooded. Click for detail report on Lebanon mudslide.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 3.9 light earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 20 km SSE of Medford. It will have been well felt by the people of Enid, Ponca City and Arkansas City.
    20:34 UTC (local time: 15:34; 2015-03-12 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.3 moderate earthquake in Alaska (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 224 km S of False Pass.
    19:47 UTC (local time: 11:47; 2015-03-12 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake in Japan (@ 40 km depth) with epicenter located 51 km ESE of Namie. Weak shaking of MMI III will have been felt by the people of Iwaki, Funehiki and Kitaibaraki.
    11:02 UTC (local time: 20:02; 2015-03-12  @ epicenter)
  • M 5.1 moderate earthquake in Guam (@ 40 km depth) with epicenter located 70 km SE of Yigo Mayor's Office. Slight tremor will have been felt by the people of Dededo, Tamuning, Mangilao and Hagatna.
    6:03 UTC (local time: 16:03:42.5 2015-03-12  @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flash floods in Iran
    -Flash floods in Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas has claimed life of a person.
    -The eight-hour downpour caused flood damage estimated at $42.8 million, the provincial governor said on Thursday. Click for detail report on Iran flash floods.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • No major volcanic activity today.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • No new tropical cyclone recorded today.

Natural Disaster News
  • The flood insurance claims filed by every Superstorm Sandy victims will be reopened and reviewed by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The step was taken following allegations of fraud involving the way some insurance companies assessed flood damage. However, Insurers have denied any wrongdoing. Click for detail report on Sandy flood insurance claims.
  • California earthquake prediction has shown more likelihood of magnitude 8.0 or greater earthquake in next 30 years. The chance of a magnitude 8.0 or greater earthquake hitting California in the next three decades have been raised from about 4.7% to 7%, a new California earthquake forecast report by the U.S. Geological Survey has shown. Click for detail report on California earthquake prediction.


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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 Major Natural Disasters Today (real time update report on rolling major 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.