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

5.2 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.1 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 Earthquake hits southwestern Pakistan.

5.4 Earthquake hits the west Chile rise.

5.4 Earthquake hits southwestern Pakistan.

5.2 Earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

5.1 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.1 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 Earthquake hits Colombia.

5.6 Earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.

5.3 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.3 Earthquake hits near the coast of western Turkey.

5.3 Earthquake hits Uttaranchal, India.

5.1 Earthquake hits Fiji.

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

5.1 Earthquake hits near the coast of western Turkey.

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

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the South Indian Ocean: Tropical Cyclone “Carlos” (04S) is moving toward the islands of Mauritius and Reunion and is expected to bring wind gusts of 80 km/h, strengthening in some areas on Monday night. High seas are anticipated. Flood-like situation may also affect the rivers and waterways. People are advised not to venture to these locations and avoid sea excursions. Carlos is moving southward at 9 km/h.

Newsbytes:

Fiji – Heavy rains from last night until this morning caused flash flooding with more rain forecast throughout the week.

Australia – Rain battered Victoria on Sunday and led to flash flooding, power outages and damages to homes in the Melbourne area. Only 5-10 millimetres of rain is expected on Monday, following on from a wet Sunday that saw up to 33mm in parts of Melbourne and 46mm at Arthurs Seat.

USA – The Wisconsin River has reached flood stage at Portage, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a flood warning for Columbia County. The river reaches flood stage at 17 feet. As of 5:45 PM on Sunday, the river was at 17.84 feet.

USA – Ada County Highway District crews worked to clear heavy flooding in the Southfork Subdivision near South Cole and Amity roads in Boise, Idaho. Homeowners placed sandbags around their properties as ACHD trucks worked to pump water from the streets.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 Earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.4 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.4 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 Earthquake hits Devon Island, Nunavut, Canada.

5.4 Earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquake hits Macquarie Island.

5.1 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.3 Earthquake hits eastern Honshu, Japan.

5.2 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.2 Earthquake hits the southern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.2 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 has struck 284km off the coast of Fiji. The quake struck at 10.52am local time, the US Geological Survey said.

A Tsunami threat message was initially issued for parts of the Pacific closer to the epicentre according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre. The centre said hazardous tsunami waves were possible and could strike the coastline of Fiji by 11.45am. The centre said waves of between 0.3m and 1m above normal tide levels could be experienced. The centre later stood down its warning, saying the threat had passed.

5.8 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.7 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.6 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.5 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.5 Earthquake hits offshore Los Lagos, Chile.

5.4 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.4 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.3 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.2 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 Earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Tarapaca, Chile.

Two 5.0 Earthquakes hit south of Fiji.

Two 5.0 Earthquakes hit Fiji.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.9 Earthquake hits northern Peru.

5.5 Earthquake hits the India-Bangladesh border.

5.4 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits Reykjanes’s Ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 Earthquake hits Nevada, USA.

5.7 Earthquake hits Nevada, USA

5.6 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.3 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.3 Earthquake hits Nevada, USA.

5.2 Earthquake hits Romania.

5.1 Earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 Earthquake hits Colombia.

5.0 Earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the western Pacific: Tropical Depression 30w (Thirty), located approximately 276 nm southeast of Yap, is tracking west-northwestward at 12 knots.

In the South Indian Ocean: Tropical cyclone 02s (Yvette), located approximately 486 nm north of Learmonth, Australia, is tracking northward at 01 knots.

Newsbytes:

Fiji – Thousands of Fijians sheltered in evacuation centres and tents on Tuesday as heavy rain and floods cut roads, covered sugarcane fields and caused landslides, said the South Pacific nation’s disaster office. Across the archipelago nation 1,716 people sought refuge in 46 evacuation centres and another 1,817 were living in tents. There are no reports of fatalities or serious injuries.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

No current tropical storms.

Newsbytes:

Spain – Rain and strong winds continue to beset the Costa Blanca and has caused widespread chaos and destruction in addition to the previously reported deaths of two individuals. With reports of heavy flooding across most of the region, emergency services have been busy to ensure the safety of residents and have closed roads where they consider that the flooding is too dangerous to allow traffic to pass.

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Philippines – A farmer was killed while at least 1,600 families were affected on Saturday when floods hit 11 villages in eastern Samar following incessant rains. The weather bureau had reported that the downpour in the province dumped 300 mm of rain, which was equivalent to half a month of rain in December but was delivered in one day, resulting to heavy flooding.

Fiji – Residents of Korovou Town in Tailevu have been stranded due to heavy flooding. The area, has been without electricity since yesterday.