Earthquakes of 4.8; 4.8; 6.3 and 6.4 rock north-western Iran on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.

6.2 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands, in the Aleutian Island chain off Alaska.

5.3 Earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.



A mass of golf ball sized volcanic rocks has been found floating off the coast of New Zealand, indicating a submarine eruption co-inciding with the eruptions at Mount Tongariro and Mount White.


Bushfires west of Brisbane, Australia.

Wildfires in Palo Pinto County and in the McFaddin National Wildlife Reserve, Texas, USA.