5.3 Earthquake hits Moro Gulf, Mindanao in the Philippines.

4.9 Earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands region.

4.9 Earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

4.9 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

Cluster of 54+ moderate Earthquakes hit the Dodecanese Islands in Greece.


For the first time in 2012, Kīlauea lava flows have entered the Pacific Ocean, adding slivers of new land to Hawai’i Island.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Cyclone Boldwin forms southeast of Diego Garcia in the central Indian Ocean. No threat to land.

Flash floods affect 17,823 people in 48 villages in 11 towns in Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte and Davao Oriental, Mindanao in the Philippines.

Torrential rains caused flooding in 16 urban villages in 5 sub-districts in East Jakarta, Indonesia.

Tornado touched down in the Darling Downs in western Queenland, Australia.

Queensland tornado