Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 Earthquake hits west of MacQuarie Island.

5.3 Earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.2 Earthquake hits west of MacQuarie Island.

5.1 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Saipan region in the North Mariana Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 Earthquake hits west of MacQuarie Island.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

No current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Mississippi, USA – Tornadoes in Mississippi, have claimed the lives of at least four people and injured 20 others. At least five tornadoes touched down across the southeast, including Mississippi, Georgia, and Louisiana.

Sri Lanka – Three people died and more than 60,000 had to be evacuated to safer locations due to floods and mudslides caused by heavy rains around Sri Lanka. Three days of heavy rain in 15 districts also injured two persons and destroyed 1,900 homes. Hospitals and government offices were inundated and some inmates of a prison were transferred to other facilities.