Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 Earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.1 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

5.0 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits Antigua and Barbuda.

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Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 Earthquake hits Granada in the Windward Islands.

5.3 Earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.2 Earthquake hits Samoa.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Loyalty Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.0 Earthquake hits central Peru.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Remnants of Philippe are located about 290 mi…470 km S of Cape Hatteras North Carolina with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…NNE or 20 degrees at 46 mph…74 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 27w (Saola), located approximately 64 nm south-southeast of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking east-northeastward at 42 knots.

Newsbytes:

Alaska – Heavy rain Thursday and Friday caused minor mudslides and triggered flood warnings across Juneau. No injuries were reported.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 Earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.4 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits southeastern Alaska.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the North Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Harvey is located about 180 mi…290 km SE of Corpus Christi Texas and about 185 mi…295 km SSE of Port O’Connor Texas with maximum sustained winds…105 mph…165 km/h. Present movement…NW or 320 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

In the Western Pacific: Tropical storm 16w (Pakhar), located approximately 138 nm east-northeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 09 knots.

NewsBytes:

Uganda – One person is feared dead and more than 2,000 people around Elegu border market in Amuru district are believed to now be homeless after the Unyama stream burst its bank, giving way to destructive floods. The area experienced a downpour that started Monday night and did not let up until Tuesday late-morning. Several people in Amuru district have since reported that some bridges were swept away, leaving the areas cut off in the two sub-counties of Atiak and Pabbo.

Alaska – Heavy rainfall in the southeast Alaska city of Ketchikan caused road damage and flooded homes. Ketchikan received 7-10 inches of rain Monday into Tuesday.

Macau – Update – The death toll from Typhoon Hato has increased to 16. Another 153 were injured amid extensive flooding, power outages, and the smashing of doors and windows by high winds and driving rain.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes- Global

6.1 Earthquake hits Mindoro in the Philippines.

5.1 Earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 Earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.0 Earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Unimak Island region, Alaska.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Alaska, USA

The Bureau of Land Management says since yesterday, 19 new fires have started west of the Yukon River in the Galena zone, an area of about 93 million acres.

These latest blazes raise the current number of active wildfires in Alaska to about 50.

Alaska Division of Forestry officials say they’re busy fighting or monitoring 15 fires. The fires, most of which were believed started by lightning, have burned 65 square miles.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Idaho, USA

Fire crews are keeping busy battling several blazes in southwest Idaho. Five fires were started by lightning strikes Sunday evening, including two south of Glenns Ferry and another three south of Hammett.

The fire that has burned the most acres so far is the Kinyon Springs Fire, about 16 miles south of the Glenns Ferry. It burned about 1,466 acres before crews could contain it.

The Sailor Fire, located about 22 miles south of Hammett near the Sailor Creek Day Station, has burned about 363 acres. It also is contained.

Wildfires – Alaska

As of this morning, Alaska has over 25 active wildfires burning throughout the State. Two of those fires are located in Western Alaska, the largest one near the community of Anvik which burned through 90 acres. All the wildfires are small and do not pose a threat to communities. However, with the wildfire season approaching, authorities have cautioned people to be careful during their outdoor activities.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.6 Earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province Monday evening, injuring at least three people and damaging some buildings and houses.

5.7 Earthquake hits Bio-Bio, Chile.

5.7 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.4 Earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.3 Earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

Three 5.0 Earthquakes hit Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 Earthquake hits offshore El Salvador.

5.4 Earthquake hits offshore El Salvador.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Guerrero, Mexico.

Alaska

There have already been about 3,000 Alaska earthquakes this month. A series of significant May earthquakes and their aftershocks are being examined by seismologists, who say Alaska is markedly above its usual rate of earthquakes for the month. With the aftershocks, close to the monthly average have been recorded in just the first 10 days. The catalog of May temblors as of Wednesday included at least three larger than a 6, seven larger than a 5 and 50 larger than a 4 on the Richter scale, according to an overview compiled by the earthquake centre.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 Earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.6 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.5 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.5 Earthquake hits the Kodiak Islands, Alaska.

Two 5.3 Earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands.

Two 5.1 Earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits eastern Turkey.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 Earthquake hits the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.

5.1 Earthquake hits near the coast of southern Peru.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tonga.