Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits Guam.

5.2 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Fiji.

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Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Post Tropical Cyclone Barry is located about 90 mi…150 km ne of Indianapolis Indiana with maximum sustained winds…15 mph…30 km/h. Present movement…ene or 70 degrees at 22 mph…35 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 06w (Danas), located approximately 504 nm south-southwest of Kadena AFB, is tracking north-northeastward at 09 knots.

Disease

Syphilis – Alberta, Canada

Alberta health officials are reporting a dramatic and rapid increase in syphilis cases, prompting a provincial outbreak declaration. A total of 1,536 cases of infectious syphilis were reported in 2018 compared to 161 in 2014, almost a tenfold increase.

Hepatitis A – Flordia, USA

Florida health officials reported an additional 85 hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the total cases for the year to 1898.

Dengue Fever – Bangladesh

The numbers of dengue fever cases in Bangladesh started rising rapidly in June; however, since July 1 through July 16, 2,767 cases have been recorded with hundreds of cases added daily. Since the beginning of the year, 4,852 dengue cases have been reported in the country.

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

From 1 through 31 May 2019, the National International Health Regulations (IHR) Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 14 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection, including five deaths.