Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits the central mid-Atlantic Ridge.

5.2 earthquake hits the Galapagos Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the island of Hawaii, Hawaii.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mayotte region.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits west of MacQuarie Island.

5.0 earthquake hits Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

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Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.5 earthquake hits southern Greece.

5.4 earthquake hits the central East Pacific rise.

5.4 earthquake hits southern Greece.

5.3 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.2 earthquake hits the island of Hawaii, Hawaii.

5.1 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Chagos Archipelago.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits the Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines.

5.3 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits the Bali Sea.

5.1 earthquake hit south of Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Alaska.

5.0 earthquake hits the northern East Pacific rise.

5.0 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.6 earthquake hits the Rota region, North Mariana Islands.

5.6 earthquake hits Leyte, in the Philippines.

5.3 earthquake hits the Sunda Strait, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits Jujuy, Argentina.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 19p (Keni), located approximately 96 nm south-southeast of Suva, Fiji, is tracking east-southeastward at 22 knots.

Newsbytes:

Argentina, Chile – Heavy rain has been affecting central Argentina and southern Chile over the past days, causing floods. At least 50 people have been evacuated in Río Gallegos (Santa Cruz province, Argentina) and several roads have been affected. They also reported that several houses and a bridge have been damaged in Punta Arenas (Magallanes Region, Chile). Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rain is forecast to affect the area.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.4 earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.4 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.2 earthquake hits the south-western Ryukyu Islands, Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Guerrero, Mexico.

5.0 earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Western Pacific: Tropical depression 02w (Two), located approximately 242 nm east-southeast of Yap. Micronesia, is tracking west-southwestward at 19 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 09p (Gita), located approximately 136 nm north-northeast of Niue, is tracking southeastward at 13 knots.

Newsbytes:

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Argentina – More than 10,000 people in the northern Argentine province of Salta have now fled their homes after the Pilcomayo River burst its banks, causing extensive flooding. Salta is home to several of Argentina’s remaining indigenous communities.

Malawi – Floods caused by heavy rains that hit Salima on Wednesday night have left at least 27 families homeless. A total of 105 families were affected by the floods that hit most parts of Kalonga and Pemba. The rains on Wednesday night also caused flooding and led to damage of houses in parts of Lilongwe and Karonga. In Karonga, the heavy downpour caused the flooding of the North Rukuru River, affecting a number of households.

Belize – Flash floods have affected families in western and southern Belize after heavy rains on Wednesday.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Western Pacific: Tropical depression 02w (Two), located approximately 203 nm south-southeast of Andersen AFB, is tracking west-southwestward at 09 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 07s (Cebile), located approximately 1177 nm south-southeast of Diego Garcia, is tracking westward at 13 knots. This is the final warning for this long-lived system.

Tropical cyclone (tc) 09p (Gita), located approximately 110 nm west-southwest of Avata, Samoa, is tracking eastward at 14 knots.

Newsbytes:

Borneo – The flood situation in Selangau is the worst in 15 years, with over 1,000 people displaced from their homes. The hardest hit area are Nanga Tajam, Batang Mukah and Ulu Arip, with longhouses severely inundated and road access cut off.

Argentina – Heavy flooding across parts of South America claimed at least six lives after a deluge lasting days. In footage that has emerged from Argentina, a man narrowly escaped death when the ground he was walking on collapsed just a second after he stepped over it. The incident happened on the banks of the River Pilcomayo in northern Argentina as the waters rose to seven metres in places. The deluge has affected more than 60,000 people in the region, said Argentinian authorities. Meanwhile, Bolivia’s Deputy Minister of Civil Defence said that at least 50,000 people in seven of the country’s nine departments have been left homeless. The worst-affected areas are near the southern border with Argentina and Paraguay.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits south-west of Africa.

5.4 earthquake hits south-west of Africa.

5.4 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.3 earthquake hits south of Panama.

5.0 earthquake hits the Gulf of Alaska.

5.0 earthquake hits south-west of Africa.