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Recent Natural Disasters List January 8, 2016 — Wildfire in Yarloopn, Australia

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Wildfire in Western Australia
    -At least 95 homes have been destroyed by recent wildfire in remote Australian town of Yarloopn.
    -A lightning strike Wednesday evening local time triggered fire in the region.
  • Flooding in western Albania
    -Floods triggered by heavy rainfall have caused evacuations of around 500 families in western Albania.
    -Shkumbini River flooded early Thursday. Floods have also affected capital Tirana.
  • Avalanche in Gangapurna Mountain, Nepal
    -An avalanche has been reported on Gangapurna Mountain in Manang district of Nepal.
    -The residential area is far from the disaster site. No damage or injuries have been reported.
    -The mountain lies in Manang district of Nepal between Annapurna III and Tilocho Peak at an altitude of 7454m.

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 4.0 light earthquake in Uzbekistan (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km ESE of Amir Timur. It will have been well felt by the people of Yangiyul, Zafar, Buka and Tashkent.
    23:02 UTC (local time: 04:02; 2016-01-09 @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina (@ 31 km depth) with epicenter located 4 km NE of Bileca. It will have been well felt by the people of Trebinje,  Niksic (Montenegro) and Dubrovnik (Croatia).
    13:07 UTC (local time: 14:07; 2016-01-08 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Afghanistan (@ 219 km depth) with epicenter located 32 km SSE of Jarm. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Kabul, Peshawar, Abottabad and Islamabad, Pakistan.
    09:07 UTC (local time: 13:37; 2016-01-08 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.4 light earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 1 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km SSE of Medford. Weak shaking of MMI III will have been felt by the people of Enid, Ponca City and Arkansas City, Kansas.
    05:37 UTC (local time: 23:37; 2016-01-07 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.0 moderate earthquake in Peru (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 94 km NNW of Macusani. Light to weak shaking will have been felt by the people of Paucartambo and Macusani.
    02:17 UTC (local time: 21:17; 2016-01-07 @ epicenter)
  • M 5.6 strong earthquake in Chile (@ 31 km depth) with epicenter located 46 km W of Ovalle. Light shaking of MMI IV will have been felt by the people of Monte Patria, Coquimbo and La Serena.
    01:12 UTC (local time: 22:12; 2016-01-07 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Severe flood warnings in Scotland
    -The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has issued severe flood warnings for Inverurie and Kintore.
    -River Don is expected to bursts its bank as it reached the highest water level on record.
    -According to BBC, more than 20 Aberdeenshire schools will be closed or partially closed on Friday due to the severe conditions.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Kilauea volcano in the Hawaiian Islands
    -Eruptions continue at Kīlauea Volcano's summit and Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent on the East Rift Zone, U.S. Volcano Hazards Program mentioned.
    -No immediate threat to communities.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Pali
    -Tropical Cyclone Pali has became the earliest central Pacific tropical storm on record.
    -Pali formed between Kiribati and Marshall Islands, in the northern hemisphere.
    -Pali is currently about 1,300 kilometres south of Hawaii. This system is currently no threat to 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 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.