Last Updated: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Recent Natural Disasters List May 3, 2017


Recent Natural Disasters 2017: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Severe tropical cyclone Donna
    -The category two tropical cyclone Donna is expected to increase intensity to category three or four.
    -Donna is located 170km NE of the Torres Islands.
    -The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department has issued a Red Alert for Torba Province. A Yellow Alert is current for Sanma and Penama provinces and a Blue Alert for Malampa province.

Recent Earthquakes
  • Magnitude 3.4 weak earthquake in California (@ 3 km depth) with epicenter located 7km NE of Aguanga. It was well felt in Aguanga, Hemet and San Jacinto.
    15:44 UTC ( local time: 08:44; 2017-05-03 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 5.1 moderate earthquake in Peru (@ 48 km depth) with epicenter located 97km WNW of Camana. It was well felt by the people of Atico and Camana.
    12:42 UTC (local time: 07:42; 2017-05-03 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 5.2 moderate earthquake in Russia (@ 10km depth) with epicenter located 12km WSW of Kumukh. Weak tremor was felt by the people of Kumukh, Zaqatala, Nizhneye Kazanishche, Buynaksk and Karabudakhkent.
    08:53 UTC (local time: 11:53; 2017-05-03 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 3.3 weak earthquake in Colorado (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 4km NW of Rangely. Weak tremor was felt in Rangely and Verna, United States.
    07:42 UTC (local time: 01:42; 2017-05-03 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 5.9 strong earthquake in Tajikistan (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 32km NNW of Karakenja. Light shaking of MMI was felt by the people of Karakenja, Jirghatol, Ravon, Ormosh, Aydarken, Tayan, Andijon, Namangan, Dushanbe and Tashkent.
    04:47 UTC (local time: 09:47; 2017-05-03 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flash flood emergency in Arkansas
    -Through Thursday morning, from 1 to 4 inches of rain has fallen over southern Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois.
    -Flash flood watches continue from Missouri to northwest Ohio and extreme southern Lower Michigan. 

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Kick ’em Jenny volcano eruption in Grenada
    -A Yellow Alert has been issued for recent eruption of Kick 'em Jenny volcano.
    -According to the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC), the eruption was felt in northern Grenada and a 5 km exclusion zone has been imposed.
    -There is no tsunami threat to Saint Lucia as a result of the heightened activity of Kick ’em Jenny. 

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Severe tropical cyclone Donna
    -The category two tropical cyclone Donna is expected to increase intensity to category three or four.
    -Donna is located 170km NE of the Torres Islands.
    -The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department has issued a Red Alert for Torba Province. A Yellow Alert is current for Sanma and Penama provinces and a Blue Alert for Malampa province.

Natural Disaster News
  • The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office will be awarded $1.5 million from FEMA for flood recovery. The flood recovery assistance will help replace damaged equipment, vehicles and other items used for emergency preparedness measures.
  • Missouri attorney general Josh Hawley created natural disaster rapid response team to help flood victims providing relief for victim's facing mortgage payments deal with The Department of Insurance and respond to consumer complaints regarding possible scams.
  • The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will  fly over Ucluelet and Tofino at 1,000-1,500 ft. on May 3rd between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. to practice relaying voice messages through the aircraft to an adjacent EOC, as well as, relaying a voice message to EMBC Head Quarters in Victoria.

Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List May 3, 2017

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.