Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes- Global

6.9 Earthquake hits Leyte in the Philippines.

5.8 Earthquake hits western Montana.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Guatemala.

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

5.1 Earthquake hits Tonga.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Philippines.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kyrgyzstan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 Earthquake hits the Kermedec islands.

5.5 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Guatemala.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Babuyan Islands in the Philippines.

At least five people died after yesterday morning’s magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit western Guatemala near the Mexico border. A church collapsed in San Sebastian Retalhuelu in southern Guatemala.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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Tropical depression 04w (Merbok), located approximately 298 nm west-northwest of Manila, Philippines, is tracking north-northwestward at 11 knots.

NewsBytes:

Uruguay – Displaced people by floods in Uruguay might reach 10,000 people for next week, if the upcoming of the waters of the Uruguay River continues. The last report had 4,694 persons out of their homes in the departments of Salto, Paysandú, Artigas and Río Negro, northwest of the country. Between Tuesday and Thursday of the coming week, the waters of the Uruguay River are expected to reach its highest level (about 16 meters).

New South Wales, Australia – Northern rivers and mid north coast told to expect minor and flash flooding, with up to 200mm forecast to fall on sodden ground. Parts of northern New South Wales are being warned to expect further heavy rainfall and the possibility of floods over the public holiday weekend. Up to 200mm of rain and flash flooding was forecast from Port Macquarie up to Lismore through to early next week, following two days of heavy and persistent rainfall. Eight river valleys had been put on flood watch, and a minor warning issued for the Wilsons River, which had recorded up to 170mm of rainfall in the 48 hours to 5am Sunday.

Philippines – Various disaster councils across Bicol were placed on heightened alert on Saturday as the Low Pressure Area in the vicinity of Coron Island in Palawan province brought moderate rains that could trigger flash floods, mudflows and landslides to low-lying areas and mountain slopes in the region.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 Earthquake hits Bohol in the Philippines.

5.8 Earthquake hits off the coast of Colima, Mexico.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.2 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

Following a tsunami warning, the occurrence of sea level disturbance was confirmed by records of the Sarangani sea level monitoring station showing a drop of approximately 30cm and a maximum rise of approximately 10cm wave height relative to normal sea level. Several buildings were damaged and two people injured as panicked residents fled the coast following the tsunami warning.

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5.8 Earthquake hits Valparaiso, Chile.

5.5 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.4 Earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

5.4 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

Two 5.2 Earthquakes hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.1 Earthquake hits Lake Tanganyika.

5.0 Earthquake hits Colombia.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.3 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.1 Earthquake hits Sakhalin, Russia.

5.1 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the north Indian Ocean: Tropical cyclone 01b (Maarutha), located approximately 333 nm south of Chittagong, Bangladesh, is tracking northeastward at 09 knots over the past six hours.

NewsBytes:

Iran – At least 35 people have died and eight are reported missing after heavy rains triggered flash floods in north-west Iran. Four provinces have been battered by torrential downpours. Ajab Shir and Azar Shahr in East Azerbaijan are said to be the worst hit. The death toll could rise, with more rain forecast for the region.

Philippines – Seven are confirmed dead while 2 others are missing due to nonstop rains and heavy flooding in parts of Cebu. Six of the casualties were from Carmen, Cebu where 73 houses were washed out due to nonstop rains.

Cebu flood

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.5 Earthquake hits the southern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Philippines.

5.2 Earthquake hits Djibouti.

5.0 Earthquake hits western Turkey.

5.0 Earthquake hits Ascension Island.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.5 Earthquake hits the Philippines.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Philippines.

5.1 Earthquake hits Atacama, Chile.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits the State of Yap, Micronesia.