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Recent Natural Disasters List April 17, 2015 – Tanzania landslide kills 19

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
  • Landslide in Tanzania
    -A landslide in Tanzania's northwestern district of Kahama has claimed lives of at least 19 gold miners on Thursday night.
    -According to Justus Kamugisha, Shinyanga regional police commander, at least 19 bodies have been recovered so far and rescue operations are underway, Xinhua reported. Click for detail report on Tanzania landslide.

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 4.0 light earthquake in Poland (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km NE of Ruda Śląska. It will have been well felt by the people of Świętochłowice, Ruda Śląska and Katowice.
    22:16 UTC ( local time: 00:16; 2015-04-18 @ epicenter) 
  • M 2.8 weak earthquake in Colorado (@ 6 km depth) with epicenter located 3 km NNW of Rangely.
    18:47 UTC (local time: 12:47; 2015-04-17 @ epicenter) 
  • M 6.5 harmless sea quake in Wallis and Futuna (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 183 km SSW of Sigave. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Mata-Utu.
    18:52 UTC (local time: 03:52; 2015-04-18 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.3 moderate aftershocks in Greece (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 54 km ESE of Palaikastron. Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Greece yesterday.
    02:05 UTC ( local time: 05:05; 2015-04-17 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding in Houston, Texas
    -Heavy rainfall caused flooding in Houston, Texas.
    -The heaviest rain hit the south side of Houston, near the suburbs of Pasadena, NBC News reported.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Volcano eruption at Colima, Mexico
    -Colima volcano spewed ash and smoke high into the air.
    -Colima volcano has erupted more than 40 times since 1576.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • No new tropical cyclone recorded today.

Natural Disaster News
  • Eleven state dog clubs and the Eastern States Exposition have donated the Pet Disaster Relief Trailer to Springfield.

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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.