Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 Earthquake hits Jujuy, Argentina.

5.0 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Chaipas, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 Earthquake hits the central east Pacific rise.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile.

5.1 Earthquake hits west of Macquarie Island.

5.0 Earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.4 Earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Prince Edward Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Bio-Bio, Chile.

Two 5.0 Earthquakes hit the Prince Edward Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Gulf of California.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 Earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

Remote communities across the South Island have been left damaged, cut off and without power or telephone communication by yesterday’s early morning 7.8-magnitude earthquake. More than 400 aftershocks have hit the Island with major aftershocks of 6.2 and 5.8. At least two people were killed and a tsunami of up to 2 metres high forced residents to flee to higher elevations.

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6.2 Earthquake hits La Rioja, Argentina.

5.8 Earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

Two 5.6 Earthquakes hit South Island, New Zealand.

5.6 Earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

5.4 Earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Rat Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.3 Earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

5.3 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Five 5.2 Earthquakes hit the Cook Strait, New Zealand.

5.2 Earthquake hits south of the Kermedec islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits off the east coast of South island, New Zealand.

Two 5.2 Earthquakes hit South Island, New Zealand.

Three 5.1 Earthquakes hit the Cook Strait, New Zealand.

5.1 Earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

Two 5.1 Earthquakes hit South Island, New Zealand.

5.0 Earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

Two 5.0 Earthquakes hit the Cook Strait, New Zealand.

Three 5.0 Earthquakes hit South Island, New Zealand.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tonga.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.8 Earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

NZ Earthquake

A tsunami with 2.5m high waves was triggered by the earthquake, arriving about 2 hours later. People living along the coast have been warned to ‘move to higher ground’ – with the first wave already hitting the north east coast of South Island.

The quake struck in darkness in the early hours of Monday morning in Christchurch which was reduced to rubble by a 6.3 earthquake just five years ago. The tsunami threat is for the east coast of all New Zealand including Christchurch, Wellington and the Chatham islands.

Initial reports of widespread damage to buildings and property.

6.3 Earthquake hits the Philippines.

6.2 Earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

5.9 Earthquake hits the Cook Strait, New Zealand.

Two 5.8 Earthquakes hit South Island, New Zealand.

5.7 Earthquake hits Catamarca, Argentina.

5.5 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.3 Earthquake hits Alaska.

5.2 Earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

5.2 Earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.2 Earthquake hits south of Panama.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Cook Strait, New Zealand.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 Earthquake hits the Macquarie Islands.

5.6 Earthquake hits Cordoba, Argentina.

5.3 Earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

5.3 Earthquake hits the China-North Korea border.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 Earthquake hits the Komandorskiye Ostrava region, Russia.

5.8 Earthquake hits off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand.

5.8 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.4 Earthquake hits off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand.

5.3 Earthquake hits Potosi, Bolivia.

5.1 Earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.1 Earthquake hits the northern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 Earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 Earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.1 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Flores Sea.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Komandorskiye Ostrava region, Russia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

6.0 Earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.2 Earthquake hits southwestern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.1 Earthquake hits the southwest Indian ridge.

5.0 Earthquake hits the State of Yap, Micronesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits northern Xinjiang, China.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.5 Earthquake hits Jujuy, Argentina.

5.3 Earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.2 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.1 Earthquake hits Luzon in the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.8 Earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

6.5 Earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

5.3 Earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.3 Earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.2 Earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.1 Earthquake hits Yunnan, China.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Bio-Bio, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits Yunnan, China.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

No current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Kenya – Heavy rains kill four people in Nairobi as floods cause havoc across the city. A six-storey residential building collapsed under the heavy rain in the Kenyan capital late on Friday, killing at least three people.

Argentina – Water levels in the flood-hit Argentine town of Villa Paranacito have risen so much that the best way for residents to commute is by boat. The floods have swamped the soy crop causing substantial losses to farmers and the local economy.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.6 Earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.5 Earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.5 Earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.4 Earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 Earthquake hits France.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Batan Islands in the Philippines.