Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

Two 5.7 Earthquakes hit the Izu Islands off Japan.

5.1 Earthquake hits the central Mid-Atlantic ridge.

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

Nepal Earthquake – Update

Three people were pulled out alive from the rubble of their home eight days after Nepal’s devastating earthquake, an official said on Sunday, but rescuers have found about 50 bodies on a popular trekking route that was hit by an avalanche.

The current toll stands at 7,056 dead and is likely to rise as an entire village was carried away by the avalanche and many more people are believed to have died, officials said.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Tropical depression 06w (Six), located approximately 212 nm east-southeast of Yap, is tracking northwestward at 05 knots.


Bangladesh – 12 people were killed by lightning in seven separate strikes across the country yesterday.

Kenya – Two people were killed by flash floods following heavy rains in Narok town, about 100 km northwest of Nairobi, for the third time on Friday evening.

Jakarta, Indonesia – Flash floods inundated thousands of houses in three villages in Kediri district, West Lombok regency, West Nusa Tenggara, on Saturday. The flash floods were caused by damage to a nearby river following incessant rain.