Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 11w (Krosa) is located approximately 296 nm west of Misawa, Japan, is tracking north-northeastward at 18 knots.

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NewsBytes:

Japan – Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than 400,000 people to evacuate.

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Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits the Revilla Gigedo Islands.

5.5 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.4 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern Xizang, China.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.4 earthquake hits central California.

The earthquake, the largest to hit California in two decades left buildings and roads with varying degrees of damage. This included buildings with minor cracks; broken water mains; power lines down; rock slides on certain roads” but no injuries or major fires.

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5.6 earthquake hits the Queen Charlotte Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits central California.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits the western Indian-Antarctic ridge.

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

5.0 earthquake hits the Samoa Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Peru-Ecuador border.

5.0 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Barbara is located about 1475 mi…2375 km e of Hilo Hawaii and about 1510 mi…2430 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…80 mph…130 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

NewsBytes:

Japan – Heavy rain caused flooding and mudslides in southern Japan on Thursday, injuring four people, damaging dozens of homes and leaving hundreds of others without power. One person was missing and possibly was buried under the same mudslide where another had been confirmed dead earlier. The casualties occurred in the hardest-hit southern prefecture of Kagoshima. Nearly 80 houses were damaged in Kagoshima and the two other southern prefectures of Miyazaki and Kumamoto. About 1,700 houses were without power. Rainfall since the weekend has exceeded 1 meter (yard) in areas, he said, and cautioned residents against landslide risks and urged them to stay up to date with weather reports. More than 1 million residents had been advised to evacuate to shelters.

India – Eighteen people have died and six others missing after heavy rainfall caused a dam breach which flooded a village in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Houses were swept away as flood waters engulfed Tiware Bhendwadi village. Maharashtra has seen torrential rains over the past week. Floods have also caused wall collapses in many parts of the state, causing several deaths. The state capital Mumbai was also submerged this week, causing 18 deaths and plunging the city – India’s financial capital – into chaos.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.3 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

6.1 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.9 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.6 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

Two 5.3 earthquakes hit Papua, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits near the south coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits Veracruz, Mexico.

5.1 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

Two 5,0 earthquakes hit Papua Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.8 earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.6 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.5 earthquake hits Mendoza, Argentina.

5.3 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.2 earthquake hits northern Peru.

5.1 earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.8 earthquake hits southwestern Russia.

6.7 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

6.4 earthquake hits near the west coast of Honshu, Japan.

6.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

Two 5.2 earthquakes hit the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 Earthquake hits the Flores region, Indonesia.

6.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.6 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.4 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits the Sumba region, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Michoacan, Mexico.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.4 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.3 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.2 earthquake hits off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico.

5.2 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits Albania.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Catamarca, Argentina.

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

5.1 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits the Andaman Islands off India.