Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits offshore Guatemala.

5.2 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantis ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

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Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Dorian is located about 60 mi…95 km se of St. Croix with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…nw or 310 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

Tropical Storm Erin is located about 435 mi…705 km w of Bermuda and about 265 mi…430 km se of Cape Hatteras North Carolina with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…nnw or 330 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 13w (Podul), located approximately 419 nm east of DaNang, Vietnam, is tracking westward at 15 knots.

NewsBytes:

Guatemala – Heavy rainfall with thunderstorms continues to affect several parts of Guatemala since the last week causing floods and triggering landslides. According to the National Coordination for Disaster Reduction (CONRED), as of 23 August, one person has died, 104 have been injured, 62 evacuated and one is still missing. At least 63,349 people have been affected, 104 houses have been damaged, seven roads flooded and two bridges partially destroyed.

Caribbean – Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to bring heavy rainfall and floods to Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Martinique (France), Puerto Rico (The United States of America), Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Japan – More than twice the usual rainfall for the whole of August has fallen over parts of the southern island of Kyushu over the past 48 hours, washing away roads, causing rivers to burst their banks and forcing the suspension of train services. One man was killed when his car was swept away in Saga prefecture, while another man in Fukuoka prefecture died after being dragged away by flood waters when he got out of his stalled car. A woman in Saga was found without signs of life.

Spain – Brits holidaying in Ibiza have been experiencing a spell of heavy rain, which is heading to Majorca. Ibiza airport saw the heaviest rainfall for the whole of Spain on Tuesday with two inches falling with San Antonio not far behind.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Lombok, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Guatemala.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of Easter Island.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 earthquake hits northwest of the Kuril Islands.

5.6 earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.2 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits near the coast of central Peru.

5.1 earthquake hits northwest of the Kuril Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits Easter Island.

5.6 earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.4 earthquake is south of Fiji.

5.3 earthquake hits the island of Hawaii, Hawaii.

5.3 earthquake hits near the south coast of western Honshu, Japan.

5.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits Pakistan.

5.1 earthquake hits south east of the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.0 earthquake hits the Batan Island region, Philippines.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

5.4 earthquake hits near the coast of southern Peru.

5.1 earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.0 earthquake hits south-west of Africa.

5.0 earthquake hits the Izu Islands, Japan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Guatemala.

5.0 Earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.0 Earthquake hits the central Mid-Atlantic ridge.

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

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 Earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty islands.

5.4 Earthquake hits northern Qinghai, China.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Tarapaca, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits the State of Yap, Micronesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 Earthquake hits Samoa.

5.6 Earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Loyalty Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Samoa.

5.1 Earthquake hits The Kuril islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Samoa.