Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.5 Earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.9 Earthquake hits the Panama-Colombia border.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits Libertador O’Higgins, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Celebes Sea.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Guam.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Tropical Depression Eight-E is located about 1525 mi…2450 km WSW of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…W or 270 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

Invest 91E is an area of disturbed weather in the East Pacific that has the potential for tropical development.

Invest 94L is an area of disturbed weather in the North Atlantic that has the potential for tropical development.

NewsBytes:

Pakistan Update – The nationwide death toll from this month’s flash floods in various parts of Pakistan rose to 81 on Tuesday as floodwater inundated hundreds of villages, leaving tens of thousands of people homeless. The floods have affected 300,000 people in the two weeks since deluges hit the northern city of Chitral and the eastern Punjab province.

Disease

Bird Flu Outbreak in Germany

There has been a new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian flu in Niedersachsen in the west of Germany. The outbreak was of the H7N7 subtype of the disease, the same type as the recent outbreak in the UK.

The outbreak affected a farm holding 10,104 laying hens. 50 birds became infected with the disease and died. The remaining 10,054 birds were destroyed as a precautionary measure.