Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

5.6 earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Nicobar Islands off India.

5.0 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Tarapaca, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits the Jilin-Heilongjiang border, China.

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Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.3 earthquake hits southeast of Easter Island.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Honduras.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits Ganshu, China.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand.

5.0 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits the Nicobar Islands off India.

5.2 earthquake hits the Island of Hawaii, Hawaii.

5.2 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands, Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits the Nicobar Islands off India.

5.1 earthquake hits northern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands, Japan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

China – Eleven people were killed in a flash flood in Shenzhen on Thursday night after a construction company failed to respond properly to weather warnings, local government officials said. The victims were workers who were cleaning drainage systems in Luohu and Futian districts that were hit by a flash flood created by the downpour.

Afghanistan – After a year of severe drought, flash floods have killed at least 77 people and destroyed thousands of homes in Afghanistan. More than 42,000 people have been displaced by the floods since the start of 2019. In all, 163,000 people in 16 provinces need urgent help.

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Brazil – In the aftermath of the floods in Rio this week, firefighters dug through rubble Friday in search of survivors after two condemned buildings collapsed in Rio de Janeiro, killing at least three people, injuring 13 and leaving another 13 missing. The collapse of the four-story buildings undermines by the floodwaters underscored the shoddy infrastructure that plagues Latin America’s largest nation and put a spotlight on illegal militias that control large swaths of Rio, including the area where the buildings stood.

Wildfires

Wildfires – China

China’s government said on Tuesday that at least 30 people have died fighting a wildfire high in the mountains of the country’s Sichuan province. The blaze was contained on Tuesday as smoke continued to lift into sky from the smoldering forest.

The victims included 27 firefighters and three local residents that were recruited to help battle the blaze, which erupted on Saturday, March 30.

Over 15,000 are battling a forest fire in the country’s Shanxi province. More than 4,600 residents have been evacuated to safety in the region.

Wildfires – Thailand

Wildfires and crop burning are blanketing the region with smog. Chiang Mai’s air quality index was 379, the worst major urban reading globally and a level that’s hazardous, according to IQAir AirVisual pollution data.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.

5.2 earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.2 earthquake hits the Andaman Islands off India.

5.2 earthquake hits the Xinjiang-Qinghai border, China.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.4 earthquake hits Chiapas, Mexico.

6.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Mentawai, Indonesia.

5.7 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.5 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.4 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.4 earthquake hits Kepulauan Mentawai, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.3 earthquake hits Kepulauan Mentawai, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits northern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Jan Mayan Island.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.2 earthquake hits south of Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits the Sunda Strait, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka.

5.1 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.4 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.7 earthquake hits the Iran-Iraq border.

5.5 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.4 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Peru.

Three 5.0 earthquakes hit the Molucca Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits the Azores.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits eastern Sichuan, China.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Sumbawa region, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.4 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.7 earthquake hits western Xizang, China.

5.6 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.5 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.3 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.1 earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits Chuquisaca, Bolivia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.6 earthquake hits the Sichuan-Guizhou border region, China.

5.6 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.5 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

Two 5.2 earthquakes hit Vanuatu.

5.1 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Tarapaca, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits the Colombia-Ecuador border.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.1 earthquake hits eastern Xizang, China.

5.1 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.1 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Reykjanes ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.6 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

6.7 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

6.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.9 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

Five 5.2 earthquakes hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

Two 5.2 earthquakes hit the Loyalty Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Flores Sea.

5.1 earthquake hits the Nias region, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

Three 5.1 earthquakes hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits the Maug Islands in the North Mariana Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.