Earthquakes

6.0 and 5.1 Earthquakes hit the Kuril Islands off Alaska.

5.6 Earthquake hits off the coast of Costa Rica.

5.0 Earthquake hits the northern Molucca Sea.

5.0 and 4.9 Earthquakes hit the Kermedec Islands off the coast of New Zealand.

4.9 Earthquake hits eastern Guinea, papua New Guinea.

Disease

Three people have died in the first ever outbreak of West Nile virus in Serbia, in which 35 contracted the disease

The Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a second location. 15 people have died and 170 are being monitored by health authorities.