Last Updated: Saturday, January 16, 2016

Recent Natural Disasters List January 16, 2016 — Florida tornado kills 2


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
  • Tornado in Tampa, Florida
    -At least two people were killed when tornadoes ripped through Sarasota County overnight Saturday.
    -According to Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube, two adults were killed and five people injured, including four children, when a tornado touched down in central Florida. 
  • Snowstorm in Romania
    -Romania closed its Black Sea ports including the main port of Constanta due to the heavy snowstorm.
    -Blizzards dumped up to half a metre of snow in 12 hours, disrupting trains and forcing authorities to shut down all schools in Bucharest and nearby counties.

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 5.5 strong earthquake in Indonesia (@ 46 km depth) with epicenter located 68km SSE of Namlea. It will have been well felt by the people of Ambon, Passo and Amahai.
    23:22 UTC (local time: 08:22; 2016-01-17 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake in Peru (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 59 km SW of Pacasmayo. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of San Pedro de Lloc, Paijan and Guadalupe.
    21:39 UTC (local time: 16:39; 2016-01-16 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.6 light earthquake in California (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km ESE of Lone Pine. It will have been well felt by the people of Three Rivers, Olancha, Independence and Bishop.
    20:49 UTC (local time: 12:49; 2016-01-16 @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Italy (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 1 km SW of Ripalimosani. Light shaking of MMI IV will have been felt by the people of Campobasso, Isernia and Piedimonte Matese.
    18:55 UTC (local time: 19:55; 2016-01-16 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • No major flood reported today.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • No major volcanic activity reported today.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Victor
    -Cyclone Victor is expected to intensify into a Category 4 on Monday.
    -A gale warning is in place for the Southern Cooks and there will be showers and possibly thunderstorms.

Natural Disaster News
  • A disaster recovery center has opened in Tippah County to provide assistance to survivors of the December storms, tornadoes and floods that affected Mississippi. The recovery center is run jointly by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) has received about $6.5 million in federal funds for 100 projects to enhance emergency preparedness and security throughout the commonwealth.

Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List January 16, 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.