Last Updated: Friday, January 15, 2016

Recent Natural Disasters List January 15, 2016

Recent Natural Disasters 2016: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Hurricane Alex in Azores
    -Hurricane Alex made landfall on the island of Terceira in the central Azores Friday, the National Hurricane Center confirmed.
    -At 15:00 UTC, Hurricane Alex was located 55 km N of Terceira in the Azores with a maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. Click for detail report on Hurricane Alex

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 4.1 light earthquake in Nepal (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located near Jiri, Dolakha
    13:05 UTC (local time: 18:50; 2016-01-15 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.2 weak earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 15km NNW of Medford. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Enid, Ponca City and Arkansas City (Kansas).
    02:06 UTC (local time: 20:06; 2016-01-14 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods

Recent Volcanic Activity

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Hurricane Alex
    -Alex has weakened slightly while it moves closer to the Azores.
    -As of 09:00 UTC, Alex was located 210km S of Terceira Island in the central Azores.
    -A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Faial, Pico, Sao Jorge, Graciosa, and Terceira in the central Azores.

Natural Disaster News
  • Australian insurance companies have paid out 515 million Australian dollars (357.11 million U.S. dollars) in the country's four major natural disasters declared since November 2015. Click for detail report
  • Quoting weaknesses of the disaster risk management in Panama, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has urged government to define a strategic framework in financial management, which must also be based on risk reduction and not only in the answers after emergencies.

Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List January 15, 2016

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.