Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits Laos.

5.4 earthquake hits Laos.

5.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the central mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits the Pagan region in the North Mariana Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.8 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.4 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.2 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Mariana Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia.

5.0 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico.

Wildfires

Wildfires – California, USA

California firefighters battled through the night to contain a fast-moving wildfire driven by high winds that was threatening to engulf thousands of buildings. Around 40 000 people were told to flee the Tick Fire, which was raging across 1,600 hectares just north of Los Angeles. The blaze broke out early on Thursday afternoon, burning several homes and structures and forcing the closure of a major highway and a number of roads, as some 500 firefighters backed by air tankers and helicopters battled the flames. There were no immediate reports of injury.

Wildfires – Mexico

Mexican authorities say three people have died in wind-whipped wildfires in the northwestern state of Baja California. Mexico’s civil defense agency said Friday that fires near Tecate, near Tijuana and between the coastal towns of Rosarito and Ensenada had forced 1,645 people to evacuate their homes. One of the fires closed the coastal highway north of Ensenada for several hours. Another, near Tecate, burned more than 35,000 acres (about 14,200 hectares).

Wildfires – Australia

Three fires on the NSW north coast, at Tuncurry, Darawank and Mount George, were at emergency levels but have since been downgraded to Watch and Act. Approximately 70 other fires are burning uncontrolled through the state. At least two properties have been lost in the fires.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.2 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

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

5.6 earthquake hits northern California.

5.6 earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon.

5.3 earthquake hits eastern Sichuan, China.

5.3 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

A powerful earthquake has struck the Kermadec Islands region in the Pacific Ocean north of New Zealand, briefly triggering a tsunami warning. The US Geological Survey said a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the arc of islands, which are 800–1,000km (500-600 miles) from New Zealand’s North Island. There are no reports of damage. 

6.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec islands.

6.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

Two 5.3 earthquakes hit the Kermedec islands.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 earthquake hits the Prince Edward Islands.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit the Kermedec islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits the Mayotte region.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.1 earthquake hits the northern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

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.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Mexico

Massive wildfires in southern Mexico have sent smoke streaming over Mexico City, turning the sunsets blood red and sending pollution levels skyrocketing. The city’s environment commission has warned residents to stay indoors, and pollution levels could spike further in the coming days. The U.S. National Weather Service has already detected smoke aloft in U.S. skies

NASA satellite imagery from this weekend reveals dozens of hot spots across the region with swirls of smoke blanketing the southern half of Mexico and spilling into Central America. Spot fires also ignited around Mexico City.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.5 earthquake hits Samar in the Philippines.

6.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

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

5.4 earthquake hits Guerrero, Mexico.

5.2 earthquake hits Vancouver Island, Canada.

5.2 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Siberia

Massive steppe wildfires, propelled by strong winds, have destroyed more than a hundred houses in the Siberian region of Trans-Baikal, leaving hundreds of local residents homeless. More than 400 people were affected by the wildfires that got out of control in the remote Russian region on the Mongolian border. At least, 111 houses in 15 villages were lost in the disaster, the governor’s office said. The people evacuated in time and there have been no fatalities related to the fires.

Wildfires – Mexico

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An image from NASA Earth Observatory shows a large wildfire burning in a forest located west of Cienega de Escobar in Durango, Mexico. According to news reports, the fire is one of 95 wildfires burning in 18 Mexican states.

Wildfires – Scotland

A series of wildfires took hold on the north side of the Isle of Bute. The fire service said a large area of moorland and forestry were affected.