Last Updated: Monday, January 11, 2016

Recent Natural Disasters List January 10, 2016 — Sydney wave injures 100


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

Keep this page open or visit later to get update report.

Check Worldwide Natural Disasters List + Detail Report

Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Powerful waves in Sydney’s Royal National Park, Australia
    -More than 100 people have been injured, three of them seriously, after powerful waves hit Figure Eight rock pools in Sydney’s Royal National Park.
    -An Ambulance NSW helicopter and Westpac Lifesaver helicopter airlifted three women to hospital.
  • Hailstorm in Krugersdorp, South Africa
    -At least five people have been injured after hailstorm collapsed a section of the roof at Key West Shopping Centre in Krugersdorp, west of Gauteng, South Africa Saturday afternoon.
    -According to Krugersdorp News, the Key West Shopping center in Krugersdorp was evacuated after its roof collapsed around 4 p.m. local time. Click for detail report on South African hailstorm
  • Tornado in Lee County, United States
    -A tornado touched down in the Cape Coral area of Lee County, Florida Saturday evening.
    -The National Weather Service officials have given the tornado a preliminary rating of EF2, with winds of 111-135 mph.

Recent Earthquakes
  • M 3.7 light earthquake in Alaska (@ 77 km depth) with epicenter located 37 km WNW of Anchor Point. Weak tremor will have been felt by the people of Homer, United States.
  • M 4.9 moderate earthquake in Turkey (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 7 km SW of Mecidiye. Light shaking of MMI IV will have been felt by the people of Yerkoy, Sefaatli and Kirsehir.
    17:40 UTC ( local time: 19:40; 2016-01-10@ epicenter)
  • M 3.2 weak earthquake in Nepal with epicenter in Gurjudhara. It was well felt in neighbouring areas of Kalanki, Thankot and Dahachowk. Click for detail report
  • M 3.3 weak earthquake in Nevada (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 20 km NW of Hawthorne. Slight tremor will have been felt by the people of Gardnerville Ranchos, Carson City and South Lake Tahoe, California.
    05:58 UTC (local time: 21:58; 2016-01-09 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Chile (@ 48 km depth) with epicenter located 38 km NE of Tome. It will have been well felt by the people of Penco, Cauquenes and Bulnes.
    04:36 UTC (local time: 01:36; 2016-01-10 @ epicenter)
  • M 3.8 light earthquake in Texas (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 20 km NNE of Snyder. Weak shaking will have been felt by the people of Fluvanna, Rotan, Roby, Hamlin and Abilene.
    02:03 UTC (local time: 20:03; 2016-01-09 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flood warnings issued for Toronto, Canada
    -The Toronto and Region Conservation Association has issued a flood warning.
    -Floods are expected in parts of Bayview Avenue and other roads near major rivers

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Kīlauea volcano in Hawaii
    -Rockfall has been reported due to explosion at Kilauea volcano.
    -Rocks splashed into the lake of lava at Halemaumau crater. However, it doesn't pose a threat to any neighboring communities.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Ula is a category-4 storm between Fiji and New Caledonia that is heading south towards Northland.

Natural Disaster News
  • First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced £12 Million for flood relief in Scotland. Every household, business or charity in Scotland directly affected by flood water will get a grant of £1,500.

Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List January 10, 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.