Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.5 Earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.7 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

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Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Rina is located about 880 mi…1420 km E of Bermuda and about 1370 mi…2200 km WSW of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…n or 5 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 29w (Twenty-nine), located approximately 183 nm south of Bangkok, Thailand, is tracking northwestward at 05 knots.

Newsbytes:

Vietnam – The death toll from typhoon Damrey has risen to at least 61 people, with more than 28 missing. The typhoon caused extensive damage to the country’s south-central region ahead of a summit that will draw leaders from around the world, the government said Monday. The Vietnam Disaster Management Authority said in a statement that widespread flooding was reported in the region and that more than 116,000 homes have been destroyed or damaged. The missing include nine crew members of cargo ships that sank off the coast of Khanh Hoa province.

Philippines – Floods continued to rise in the provinces of Isabela and Cagayan on Monday, submerging 500 low-lying villages due to monsoon rains in the areas for the past three days. ight bridges — Gucab, Bintacan, Cabiseria 8, Alicaocao, Santo Tomas-Cabagan, Cabagan-Santa Maria, Annafunan and Murong in Isabela — were impassable due to rising waters, isolating interior villages.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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Philippines – Tuesday’s continuous rains brought floods to different towns in Quezon province and Camarines Sur. Numerous families have voluntarily left their homes in the center of Lopez, Quezon for evacuation centers after an overflow of the Talolong River flooded some barangays for almost four hours. Another six barangays were flooded in Atimonan, where more families were forcibly evacuated. A landslide occupied one lane of Maharlika Highway in the town of Plaridel.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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Typhoon 25w (Lan), located approximately 625 nm south-southeast of Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking north-northwestward at 10 knots.

Tropical Depression 26w (Twenty-six), located approximately 283 nm southwest of Manila, Philippines, is tracking northeastward at 10 knots.

Newsbytes:

Vietnam – The roads to Nam Hài Village in Hà Nội’s suburban district of Chương Mỹ are so flooded that the village has been receiving safe water via canoes sent daily by the district’s High Command. At the edge of the village in Nam Phương Tiến Commune, the water line reaches towards some roofs and treetops. Many outlying districts of Hà Nội have been seriously flooded as a result of prolonged heavy rains in the north over the past few days. Canoes and other boats are the only functional means of transport. Nearly 1,000 households in the district are affected, with nearly 400 households in lowland areas considered deeply flooded, according to local authorities. Many local roads in the suburbs of the city are submerged, paralysing traffic in some areas. In some locations, the water has risen waist-deep.

Philippines – At least seven people died while more than 10,000 others were displaced since continuous heavy rain and strong wind in Zamboanga. The assistant city social welfare officer, said the number of displaced families in 17 villages has reached 3,999 families or 18,330 people. Most affected are the coastal barangays and those living near the riverbanks. The city government has also recorded a total of 455 houses destroyed by the strong wind and flood.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Nate is located about 345 mi…550 km SSE of the mouth of the Mississippi river with maximum sustained winds…80 mph…130 km/h. Present movement…NNW or 340 degrees at 22 mph…35 km/h.

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Ghana – One person is reported dead after the heavy downpour in the Ashanti region on Friday. The rains which lasted for about four hours left a lot of people stranded at their homes as floods took over streets and some properties in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital. The national capital Accra was also affected by the floods.

Philippines – Cebu City suffered floods and massive traffic gridlock due to the heavy rains on Friday afternoon. Flash floods were experienced mostly in the North Reclamation Area (NRA) and areas near the sea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.5 Earthquake hits the Bonin Islands off Japan.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of Central America.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Sulu Archipelago in the Philippines.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 Earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.8 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.7 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.5 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.2 Earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.1 Earthquake hits Mindoro in the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the North Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Maria is located about 165 mi…270 km ENE of San Salvador and about 340 mi…545 km E of Nassau with maximum sustained winds…120 mph…195 km/h. Present movement…NNW or 345 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

Tropical Storm Lee is located about 910 mi…1470 km E of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…N or 360 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.

Post-tropical Cyclone Jose is located about 140 mi…225 km SE of Nantucket Massachusetts with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movementSE or 140 degrees at 3 mph…6 km/h.

Newsbytes:

Puerto Rico – Emergency officials in Puerto Rico raced on Saturday to evacuate tens of thousands of people from a river valley below a dam in the island’s northwest on the verge of collapse under the weight of flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Some 70,000 people live in a cluster of communities under evacuation downstream from the earthen dam on the rain-swollen Guajataca River. Residents of the area were being ferried to higher ground in buses. The rains sparked by Maria had cracked the dam and could cause fatal flooding.

Philippines – Heavy rains in Negros Occidental triggered by a Low Pressure Area have caused flooding and landslide in portions of Sipalay City on Friday. A three-foot high flood hit Barangay Cartagena causing some families to evacuate.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the North Atlantic Ocean: Post-tropical Cyclone Irma is located about 65 miles…100 km…NE of Tupelo Mississippi and about 100 miles…165 km…E of Memphis Tennessee with maximum sustained winds…10 mph…15 km/h. Present movement…NW or 319 degrees at 20 mph…32 km/h.

Hurricane Jose is located about 505 mi…810 km ENE of the southeastern Bahamas and about 435 mi…700 km S of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…SE or 135 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific: Tropical depression 15e (Fifteen), located approximately 1033 nm south of San Diego, is tracking westward at 11 knots .

In the Western Pacific: Typhoon 20w (Talim), located approximately 145 nm southwest of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 08 knots.

Tropical storm 21w (Doksuri), located approximately 298 nm west of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 12 knots.

Newsbytes:

Philippines – Floodwaters submerged the capital, Manila and surrounding provinces on Tuesday, due to overnight rains from Tropical Depression “Maring,” which is expected to cross Luzon within the day. Meanwhile, flooding also hit several areas outside of Metro Manila, including in Cavite and Rizal. Some residents in Noveleta, Cavite were forced to evacuate from their homes because of the floods.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.2 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

Three 5.1 Earthquakes hit offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

Five 5.0 Earthquakes hit offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

Four 5.0 Earthquakes hit offshore Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Owen Fracture Zone.

5.0 Earthquake hits eastern Honshu, Japan.

Mexico – The number of people killed by a powerful earthquake off the southern coast of Mexico has risen to at least 61, officials say. A huge rescue operation is under way in the worst-hit states of Tabasco, Oaxaca and Chiapas where people are feared trapped under rubble. President Enrique Peña Nieto says at least 200 people have been injured. The 8.1-magnitude quake, which hit late on Thursday, was the strongest to hit the region in a century. One of the worst hit towns was Juchitán, in Oaxaca, where at least 17 deaths have been reported. The town hall and a number of other buildings were destroyed or badly damaged. At least one other person was killed in Guatemala, its president has said.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.0 Earthquake hits Leyte in the Philippines.

Two persons died in Ormoc City after a shallow magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck Leyte on Wednesday morning.

Italy – A small but deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia exposed a deep political fault line on Tuesday over the country’s proliferation of unsafe, illegal housing. The tremor, officially recorded in Italy at a modest strength of 4.0, toppled buildings, killed two people and injured dozens in a district where seven years ago residents rioted to prevent bulldozers from razing illegally built homes.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes- Global

6.1 Earthquake hits Mindoro in the Philippines.

5.1 Earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 Earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.0 Earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Unimak Island region, Alaska.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 Earthquake hits the southern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Flores Sea.

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

5.0 Earthquake hits Bohol in the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.